May 11th is National “Eat What You Want” Day !
According to Forbes, the hot food trends of 2017 will be:
1. Vegetarian Comfort Food
2. Artisan Butcher Shops with Restuarants
4. No more kale!
5. Food Bowls
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1838 Thomas Andrew Knight died. British horticulturist and botanist who experimented with geotropism, phototropism and heliotropism.
1886 W. Marshall patented a ‘grain binder.’
1934 The Dust Bowl. One of the worst dust storms ever to hit the Great Plains occurred. It lasted 2 days and the area lost massive amounts of top soil.
1946 The first CARE packages for survivors of WW II in Europe arrive at Le Havre, France. (Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe).
1947 B.F. Goodrich announced the development of the tubeless tire.
2002 Joseph Bonanno, a former Mafia boss known as ‘Joe Bananas,’ died in Tucson, Arizona at age 97.
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