Here are today’s five thing to know about Oatmeal Muffin:

  1. ‘Muffins’ in the Americas are referred  to baked breads in small tins while “English” Muffins are oven-baked, then cooked in a griddle
  2. The word Muffin likely derives its name from the an Old German word Muffen, the plural of Muffe meaning a small cake.
  3. Oatmeal is still a bargain at less than 15 cents a serving.
  4. An 18-ounce package of Old Fashioned Quaker® Oats contains about 26,000 rolled oats.
  5. Seventy-five percent of U.S. households have oatmeal in their cupboard.


Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary


Today’s Food History

  • 1732 First issue of ‘Poor Richard’s Almanac’ was published.
  • 1809 Pierre Joseph van Beneden was born. A Belgian parasitologist, he discovered the life cycle of tapeworms.
  • 1863 Frederick Walton of London patented Linoleum. The standard kitchen flooring.
  • 1871 Albert L. Jones patented corrugated paper which could be used to make boxes.