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May 30th is National Mint Julep Day!

Posted on May 30, 2018

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Happy National Mint Julep Day!🥃🌱

Here are today’s five facts about Mint Juleps: 

  • A mint julep is traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water.

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  • Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in Southern states, and in Kentucky in particular.
  • In the use of sugar and mint, it is similar to the mojito.

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  • Proper preparation of the cocktail is commonly debated, as methods may vary considerably from one bartender to another.

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  • The mint julep may be considered as one of a loosely associated family of drinks called “smashes” (the brandy smash is another example, as well as the mojito), in which fresh mint and other ingredients are muddled or crushed in preparation for flavoring the finished drink.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1783 The first daily American newspaper was published in Philadelphia, ‘The Pennsylvania Evening Post’
  • 1848 William Young of Baltimore, Maryland received the first U.S. patent for an ice cream freezer.
  • 1899 George Cook patented an automatic fishing device.
  • 1908 Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blanc) was born. Blanc was a voice actor for Warner Bros. (and other) cartoon characters. Some of the characters he ‘voiced’ include Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Sylvester the Cat.
  • 1994 Baron Marcel Bich died. French inventor of the Bic Pen in 1949. (Pens are needed to write recipes and menus).

May 30th is National Mint Julep Day!

Posted on May 30, 2017

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Here are today’s five facts about Mint Juleps: 

 

  • A mint julep is traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water.

 

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  • Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in Southern states, and in Kentucky in particular.
  • In the use of sugar and mint, it is similar to the mojito.

 

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  • Proper preparation of the cocktail is commonly debated, as methods may vary considerably from one bartender to another.

 

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  • The mint julep may be considered as one of a loosely associated family of drinks called “smashes” (the brandy smash is another example, as well as the mojito), in which fresh mint and other ingredients are muddled or crushed in preparation for flavoring the finished drink.
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Today’s Food History

  • 1783 The first daily American newspaper was published in Philadelphia, ‘The Pennsylvania Evening Post’
  • 1848 William Young of Baltimore, Maryland received the first U.S. patent for an ice cream freezer.
  • 1899 George Cook patented an automatic fishing device.
  • 1908 Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blanc) was born. Blanc was a voice actor for Warner Bros. (and other) cartoon characters. Some of the characters he ‘voiced’ include Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Sylvester the Cat.
  • 1994 Baron Marcel Bich died. French inventor of the Bic Pen in 1949. (Pens are needed to write recipes and menus).

May 30 is National Mint Julep Day

Posted on May 30, 2016

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Five Facts about Mint Juleps: 

  1. A mint julep is traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water.
  2. Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in Southern states, and in Kentucky in particular.
  3. In the use of sugar and mint, it is similar to the mojito.
  4. Proper preparation of the cocktail is commonly debated, as methods may vary considerably from one bartender to another.
  5. The mint julep may be considered as one of a loosely associated family of drinks called “smashes” (the brandy smash is another example, as well as the mojito), in which fresh mint and other ingredients are muddled or crushed in preparation for flavoring the finished drink.

Today’s Food History

  • 1783 The first daily American newspaper was published in Philadelphia, ‘The Pennsylvania Evening Post’
  • 1848 William Young of Baltimore, Maryland received the first U.S. patent for an ice cream freezer.
  • 1899 George Cook patented an automatic fishing device.
  • 1908 Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blanc) was born. Blanc was a voice actor for Warner Bros. (and other) cartoon characters. Some of the characters he ‘voiced’ include Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Sylvester the Cat.
  • 1994 Baron Marcel Bich died. French inventor of the Bic Pen in 1949. (Pens are needed to write recipes and menus).

May 30 is National Mint Julep Day

Posted on May 30, 2014

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Mint Julep is a centuries-old cocktail & Southern favorite,

Celebrate National Mint Julep day!

Did you know…

  1. A mint julep is traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water.
  2. Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in Southern states, and in Kentucky in particular.
  3. In the use of sugar and mint, it is similar to the mojito.
  4. Proper preparation of the cocktail is commonly debated, as methods may vary considerably from one bartender to another.
  5. The mint julep may be considered as one of a loosely associated family of drinks called “smashes” (the brandy smash is another example, as well as the mojito), in which fresh mint and other ingredients are muddled or crushed in preparation for flavoring the finished drink.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1783 The first daily American newspaper was published in Philadelphia, ‘The Pennsylvania Evening Post’
  • 1848 William Young of Baltimore, Maryland received the first U.S. patent for an ice cream freezer.
  • 1899 George Cook patented an automatic fishing device.
  • 1908 Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blanc) was born. Blanc was a voice actor for Warner Bros. (and other) cartoon characters. Some of the characters he ‘voiced’ include Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Sylvester the Cat.
  • 1994 Baron Marcel Bich died. French inventor of the Bic Pen in 1949. (Pens are needed to write recipes and menus).

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National Mint Julep Day

Posted on May 30, 2013

National Mint Julep Day

Five Food Finds about Mint Julep

  • A mint julep is traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water.
  • Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in Southern states, and in Kentucky in particular.
  • In the use of sugar and mint, it is similar to the mojito.
  • Proper preparation of the cocktail is commonly debated, as methods may vary considerably from one bartender to another.
  • The mint julep may be considered as one of a loosely associated family of drinks called “smashes” (the brandy smash is another example, as well as the mojito), in which fresh mint and other ingredients are muddled or crushed in preparation for flavoring the finished drink.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1783 The first daily American newspaper was published in Philadelphia, ‘The Pennsylvania Evening Post’

1848 William Young of Baltimore, Maryland received the first U.S. patent for an ice cream freezer.

1899 George Cook patented an automatic fishing device.

1908 Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blanc) was born. Blanc was a voice actor for Warner Bros. (and other) cartoon characters. Some of the characters he ‘voiced’ include Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Sylvester the Cat.

1994 Baron Marcel Bich died. French inventor of the Bic Pen in 1949. (Pens are needed to write recipes and menus).

May 30 – National Mint Julep Day

Posted on May 30, 2012

National Mint Julep Day

Five Food Finds about Mint Julep

  • A mint julep is traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water.
  • Traditionally, spearmint is the mint of choice used in Southern states, and in Kentucky in particular.
  • In the use of sugar and mint, it is similar to the mojito.
  • Proper preparation of the cocktail is commonly debated, as methods may vary considerably from one bartender to another.
  • The mint julep may be considered as one of a loosely associated family of drinks called “smashes” (the brandy smash is another example, as well as the mojito), in which fresh mint and other ingredients are muddled or crushed in preparation for flavoring the finished drink.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1783 The first daily American newspaper was published in Philadelphia, ‘The Pennsylvania Evening Post’

1848 William Young of Baltimore, Maryland received the first U.S. patent for an ice cream freezer.

1899 George Cook patented an automatic fishing device.

1908 Mel Blanc (Melvin Jerome Blanc) was born. Blanc was a voice actor for Warner Bros. (and other) cartoon characters. Some of the characters he ‘voiced’ include Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Sylvester the Cat.

1994 Baron Marcel Bich died. French inventor of the Bic Pen in 1949. (Pens are needed to write recipes and menus).

July Holidays

Posted on November 10, 2009

National Baked Bean Month National Culinary Arts Month National Hot Dog Month National Ice Cream Month National Picnic Month National Pickle Month Daily Holidays July 1 National Gingersnap Day July 2 National Anisette Day July 3 National Chocolate Wafer Day   July 4 National Barbecue Day Caesar Salad Day July 5 National Apple Turnover Day July 6 National Fried Chicken Day July 7 National Strawberry Sundae Day National Macaroni Day July 8 National Chocolate with Almonds Day July 9 National Sugar Cookie Day July 10 National Pina Colada Day ‘Pick Blueberries’ Day July 11 National Blueberry Muffin Day National Mojito Day July 12 National Pecan Pie Day July 13 National French Fry Day July 14 National Grand Marnier Day July 15 National Tapioca Pudding Day National Gummy Worm…

  

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