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February 6th is National Chopsticks Day! / #NationalChopsticksDay

Posted on February 6, 2019

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Today’s five foods finds about chopsticks:

chopsticksIn Old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows.”

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Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

Sushi Roll is held by Chopsticks isolated on white

The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

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Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

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Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

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February 6th is National Chopsticks Day!

Posted on February 6, 2018

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Today’s five foods finds about chopsticks:

 

chopsticksIn Old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows.”

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Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

Sushi Roll is held by Chopsticks isolated on white

The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

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Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

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Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


February 6th is National Chopsticks Day!

Posted on February 6, 2017

High-res version

Today’s five foods finds about chopsticks:

 

chopsticksIn Old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows.”

0013729e4a580e66bb920d

Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

Sushi Roll is held by Chopsticks isolated on white

The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

55f7e4_4e65e238626a4ec3b9f896fd2e448a22

Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

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Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

February 6th is National Chopsticks Day

Posted on February 5, 2016

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Happy National Chopstick Day!

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Try it, over a billion people like it! You may think that eating with sticks is an odd thing to do, but consider this. Chopsticks have been around thousands of years while the fork  and spoon were not introduced to North America until the early 1700’s and not common used until around the time of the American revolution. Before then people or all economic condition would eat with their hands or drink from their bowls. Chopstick is an efficient way to get food to from the plate to your month. No hands necessary.

Here are today’s five thing to know about Chopsticks:

Also: African Heritage & Health Week

  1. In old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows”
  2. Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.
  3. The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.
  4. Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.
  5. Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

Daily Quote: “You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles.” ~Miss Piggy

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

Check out my book!

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February 6 is National Chopsticks Day

Posted on February 6, 2015

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Try it, over a billion people like it! You may think that eating with sticks is an odd thing to do, but consider this. Chopsticks have been around thousands of years while the fork  and spoon were not introduced to North America until the early 1700’s and not common used until around the time of the American revolution. Before then people or all economic condition would eat with their hands or drink from their bowls. Chopstick is an efficient way to get food to from the plate to your month. No hands necessary.

Here are today’s five thing to know about Chopsticks:

Also: African Heritage & Health Week

  1. In old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows”
  2. Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.
  3. The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.
  4. Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.
  5. Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

Daily Quote: “You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles.” ~Miss Piggy

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

National Chopsticks Day

Posted on February 6, 2013

February 6

is

National Chopsticks Day

Five things you should know about

Chopsticks

  1. In old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows”
  2. Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.
  3. The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.
  4. Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.
  5. Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.” Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

On This Day in Food History…

1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.

1685 RIP Charles II, king of England, Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.

1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.

1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.

February 6 – National Chopsticks Day

Posted on February 6, 2012

Try it, over a billion people like it! You may think that eating with sticks is an odd thing to do, but consider this. Chopsticks have been around thousands of years while the fork  and spoon were not introduced to North America until the early 1700’s and not common used until around the time of the American revolution. Before then people or all economic condition would eat with their hands or drink from their bowls. Chopstick is an efficient way to get food to from the plate to your month. No hands necessary.

Celebrating February 6 :

Exploring  Chopsticks 

Also: African Heritage & Health Week

Daily Facts: 

A. In old Chinese chopsticks are called kuaizi roughly meaning “quick little bamboo fellows”

B. Over a quarter of the world’s population uses chopsticks as their primary utensil for eating.

C. The first chopsticks were probably used for cooking, stirring the fire, serving or grabbing bits of food, and not as eating utensils.

D. Chopsticks shapes and lengths very from region to region. Generally Chinese versions are tapered with blunt ends while Japanese are shorted and more pointed.

Chopsticks in music: Who HASN’T played chopsticks on the piano? It’s original name is” The Celebrated Chop Waltz.”  Composed by Arthor de Lulli(pseudonym of Euphemia Allen.) in 1877. In Russia it is known as the “Cuplet Polka”

Daily Quote: “You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles.” ~Miss Piggy

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1617 RIP Prospero Alpini, An Italian physician and botanist; said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe.
  • 1685 RIP Charles II, king of England,  Tea was introduced to England during his reign. On December 23, 1675, he issued a proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses.
  • 1865 A horse meat banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in Paris. Horse meat was considered a common man’s food of the time.
  • 1985 Perrier introduced Perrier with ‘a twist of lemon’ – its first new product in 125 years.


The OFFICIAL February ‘Food Holiday’ list

Posted on February 13, 2019

february-calendarCanned Food Month
National Chocolate Lovers Month
National Cherry Month 
National Grapefruit Month
National Snack Food Month
National Potato Lovers Month
Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
!st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week
3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend
“Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork Rind Day (aka National Pork Rind Appreciation Day)
Daily Holidays

Pork Rind Appreciation Day*
February 8
National Molasses Bar Day
February 12
National Plum Pudding Day
(National PB&J Day)
February 13
National Cheddar Day
National Tortellini Day
February 15 
National Gumdrop Day
February 16 
National Almond Day
February 20 
National Cherry Pie Day
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February 21 
February 22
February 23 
National Chili Day
National Banana Bread Day
February 27 

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It’s Official! 2019’s February Food Holidays

Posted on January 28, 2019

february-calendarCanned Food Month
National Chocolate Lovers Month
National Cherry Month 
National Grapefruit Month
National Snack Food Month
National Potato Lovers Month
Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
!st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week
3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend
“Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork Rind Day (aka National Pork Rind Appreciation Day)
Daily Holidays

Pork Rind Appreciation Day*
February 8
National Molasses Bar Day
February 12
National Plum Pudding Day
(National PB&J Day)
February 15 
National Gumdrop Day
February 16 
National Almond Day
February 20 
National Cherry Pie Day
 –
February 21 
February 22
February 23 
National Chili Day
National Banana Bread Day
February 27 

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It’s Official! Here’s 2018’s February Food Holidays

Posted on January 31, 2018

february-calendarCanned Food Month
National Chocolate Lovers Month
National Cherry Month 
National Grapefruit Month
National Snack Food Month
National Potato Lovers Month
Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
!st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week
3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend
“Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork Rind Day (aka National Pork Rind Appreciation Day)
Daily Holidays

Pork Rind Appreciation Day*
February 8
National Molasses Bar Day
February 12
National Plum Pudding Day
(National PB&J Day)
February 15 
National Gumdrop Day
February 16 
National Almond Day
February 20 
National Cherry Pie Day
 –
February 21 
February 22
February 23 
National Chili Day
National Banana Bread Day
February 27 

Buy my book 


Check out my book!

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February Holidays

Posted on November 10, 2009

Canned Food Month National Chocolate Lovers Month National Cherry Month  National Grapefruit Month National Snack Food Month National Potato Lovers Month Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month National Hot Breakfast Month !st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week 3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend “Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork Rind Day (aka National Pork Rind Appreciation Day) Daily Holidays February 1 National Cake Pops Day National Baked Alaska Day National Dark Chocolate Day February 2 National Tater Tot Day February 3 National Carrot Cake Day February 4  National Homemade Soup Day National Stuffed Mushroom Day Pork Rind Appreciation Day* February 5 World Nutella Day National Frozen Yogurt Day February 6 National Chopsticks Day February 7 National Fettuccine Alfredo Day February 8 National Molasses…

  

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