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February 14th is National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day! #ValentinesDay

Posted on February 14, 2019

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Five Food Find about Valentine’s Day Candy

In the 1800’s, physicians commonly advised their lovelorn patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining.

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More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day.

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At one time, conversation candies were made into shapes including horseshoes, baseballs, and watches.

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At least 10 new conversation heart sayings are introduced each year. Recent additions include “Yeah Right,” “Call Home” and “Puppy Love.”

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It is believed that Madame Du Barry served chocolate to all her suitors; Casanova consumed chocolate instead of champagne to induce romance; and Montezuma, the king of the ancient Aztecs, believed chocolate would make him virile.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1779 RIP Captain James Cook, British explorer who charted and named many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).
  • 1803 Moses Coats patented an apple parer.
  • 1838 Margaret E. Knight was born. An American inventor, she invented an improved paper bag machine to make bags with flat bottoms.
  • 1886 California oranges were first shipped East by rail.
  • 1903 The U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor was established.
  • 2003 Dolly the sheep died. Dolly was the first animal cloned from an adult animal. (Born July 5, 1996)

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February 14th is National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day!

Posted on February 14, 2018

High-res version

Five Food Find about Valentine’s Day Candy

In the 1800’s, physicians commonly advised their lovelorn patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining.

chocolate-truffles

More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day.

16_28135_30va_01e-valentines-day-chocolate-truffles

At one time, conversation candies were made into shapes including horseshoes, baseballs, and watches.

dsc_5408

At least 10 new conversation heart sayings are introduced each year. Recent additions include “Yeah Right,” “Call Home” and “Puppy Love.”

giphy14

It is believed that Madame Du Barry served chocolate to all her suitors; Casanova consumed chocolate instead of champagne to induce romance; and Montezuma, the king of the ancient Aztecs, believed chocolate would make him virile.

220px-madame_du_barry

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1779 RIP Captain James Cook, British explorer who charted and named many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).
  • 1803 Moses Coats patented an apple parer.
  • 1838 Margaret E. Knight was born. An American inventor, she invented an improved paper bag machine to make bags with flat bottoms.
  • 1886 California oranges were first shipped East by rail.
  • 1903 The U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor was established.
  • 2003 Dolly the sheep died. Dolly was the first animal cloned from an adult animal. (Born July 5, 1996)

Check out my book!

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February 14th is National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day!

Posted on February 14, 2017

High-res version

Five Food Find about Valentine’s Day Candy

 

In the 1800’s, physicians commonly advised their lovelorn patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining.

 

chocolate-truffles

 

 

More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day.

 

16_28135_30va_01e-valentines-day-chocolate-truffles

 

 

At one time, conversation candies were made into shapes including horseshoes, baseballs, and watches.

 

 

dsc_5408

 

 

 

At least 10 new conversation heart sayings are introduced each year. Recent additions include “Yeah Right,” “Call Home” and “Puppy Love.”

 

 

 

giphy14

 

 

It is believed that Madame Du Barry served chocolate to all her suitors; Casanova consumed chocolate instead of champagne to induce romance; and Montezuma, the king of the ancient Aztecs, believed chocolate would make him virile.

 

 

220px-madame_du_barry

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1779 RIP Captain James Cook, British explorer who charted and named many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).
  • 1803 Moses Coats patented an apple parer.
  • 1838 Margaret E. Knight was born. An American inventor, she invented an improved paper bag machine to make bags with flat bottoms.
  • 1886 California oranges were first shipped East by rail.
  • 1903 The U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor was established.
  • 2003 Dolly the sheep died. Dolly was the first animal cloned from an adult animal. (Born July 5, 1996)

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
 –
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 

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February 14 – Today’s Food History

Posted on February 14, 2011

National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day

  • 1779 Captain James Cook died. British explorer who charted and named many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).
  • 1803 Moses Coats patented an apple parer.
  • 1833 Gottlieb Sigismund Kirchhof died. He discovered glucose, developed a method for refining vegetable oil, and experimented with brewing and fermentation.
  • 1838 Margaret E. Knight was born. An American inventor, she invented an improved paper bag machine to make bags with flat bottoms.
  • 1886 California oranges were first shipped East by rail.
  • 1903 The U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor was established.
  • 2003 Dolly the sheep died. Dolly was the first animal cloned from an adult animal. (Born July 5, 1996)

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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…

February 14

Posted on February 14, 2011

National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day

  • 1779 Captain James Cook died. British explorer who charted and named many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).
  • 1803 Moses Coats patented an apple parer.
  • 1833 Gottlieb Sigismund Kirchhof died. He discovered glucose, developed a method for refining vegetable oil, and experimented with brewing and fermentation.
  • 1838 Margaret E. Knight was born. An American inventor, she invented an improved paper bag machine to make bags with flat bottoms.
  • 1886 California oranges were first shipped East by rail.
  • 1903 The U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor was established.
  • 2003 Dolly the sheep died. Dolly was the first animal cloned from an adult animal. (Born July 5, 1996)

some content is courtesy of www.FoodReference.com, used with permission

  

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