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November 6th is National Nachos Day! / No Really!! #NationalNachoDay

Posted on November 6, 2018

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Happy Nacho Day!

#nationalnachoday

Five Food Facts about Nachos:

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Nachos were invented near the Amercian/Mexican border in Piedras Negras, Mexico.

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The term “Nacho” is a common nickname for Ignacio. It was invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.

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Nachos as we know them aren’t Mexican food, they’re Tex-Mex.

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The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.


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November 6th is National Nachos Day!

Posted on November 6, 2017

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Happy Nacho Day!

#nationalnachoday

Five Food Facts about Nachos:

bbq-bacon-cheeseburger-nachos-wwwthereciperebelcom-4sm

Nachos were invented near the Amercian/Mexican border in Piedras Negras, Mexico.

article-2204918-15131158000005dc-19_634x545

The term “Nacho” is a common nickname for Ignacio. It was invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.

why

Nachos as we know them aren’t Mexican food, they’re Tex-Mex.

giphy2

The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

9780394401768-us-300

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.


Check out my book!

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November 6th is National Nachos Day!

Posted on November 6, 2016

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Five Food Finds about Nachos:

bbq-bacon-cheeseburger-nachos-wwwthereciperebelcom-4sm

 

Nachos were invented near the Amercian/Mexican border in Piedras Negras, Mexico.

article-2204918-15131158000005dc-19_634x545

The term “Nacho” is a common nickname for Ignacio. It was invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.

why

Nachos as we know them aren’t Mexican food, they’re Tex-Mex.

giphy2

The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

9780394401768-us-300

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.


Check out my book!

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National Nachos Day

Posted on November 6, 2013

5 Star Recipe from MyRecipes.com

National Nachos Day

Five Food Finds about Nachos

  • Nachos is the most craved food by pregnant women.
  • The word “Nacho” is actually used as a name in Argentina and other Latin American countries.
  • Invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.
  • Nachos as we know them arent mexican food, they’re Tex-Mex.
  • The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.

November 6 – National Nachos Day

Posted on November 6, 2012

5 Star Recipe from MyRecipes.com

National Nachos Day

Five Food Finds about Nachos

  • Nachos is the most craved food by pregnant women.
  • The word “Nacho” is actually used as a name in Argentina and other Latin American countries.
  • Invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.
  • Nachos as we know them arent mexican food, they’re Tex-Mex.
  • The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.

February 24th is National Tortilla Chip Day!

Posted on February 24, 2019

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Here are today’s five things to know about Tortilla Chip:

Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they are cut from a round tortilla.

tortilla chips with guacamole and beer shot top down

In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chipsOutside of North America they are called “corn chips”

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Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966)

doritos

Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.

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Nachos are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943,and account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
  • 1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
  • 1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
  • 1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.

January 29th is National Corn Chip Day!

Posted on January 29, 2019

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Corn Chip:

The “original” corn chip is the Fritos Corn Chip, first sold in the 1930’s.

corn-chips

Frito Chili Pie” was invented in the 1960’s by Teresa Hernández, a cook at Woolworth’s lunch counter in Santa Fe.

frito-pie-with-chili-con-carne_erin-kunkel-ftr

A corn chip is a snack food made from cornmeal fried in oil or baked, usually in the shape of a small noodle or scoop.

corn-nachos-chips

Charles Elmer Doolin bought the patent for “Fritos” from a Mexican man for $100.

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In some areas, it is popular to pour the chili into a bag of corn chips and eat the mixture directly from the bag.

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Famous Last Words: “I just wish I had time for one more bowl of chili.”~Kit Carson(American frontiersman)

Today’s Food History

  • 1878 The 1st patent for a glass milk container was issued to George Lester.
  • 1924 Carl R. Taylor  patented the 1st ice cream cone rolling machine.
  • 1978 Sweden banned aerosol cans. (Think Redi-Whip or Cheez-Whiz)

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The ‘Official’ 2018 November Food Holiday List / #FoodHolidays

Posted on November 12, 2018

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Here’s the 2018 Complete November Food Holiday List
#NovemberFoodHolidays @Foodimentary

National Georgia Pecan Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pepper Month
National Stuffing Month
National Raisin Bread Month
November 1-7: National Fig Week
Daily Holidays

November 1
November 5
National Doughnut Day
November 9
November 13
National Indian Pudding Day
Feast of St. Diego Alacala
National Pickle ‘Appreciation’ Day
 National Vichyssoise Day
November 19
November 21
November 23
November 25
National Parfait Day
National “Eat with a Friend” Day
November 26
National Cake Day
November 29
National Chocolates Day
National Lemon Creme Pie Day
National Rice Cake Day
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Continue to December Food Holidays

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Vote your Favorite ‘Day’!!! / November’s Food Holiday List

Posted on November 5, 2018

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Here’s the 2018 Complete November Food Holiday List
#NovemberFoodHolidays @Foodimentary

National Georgia Pecan Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pepper Month
National Stuffing Month
National Raisin Bread Month
November 1-7: National Fig Week
Daily Holidays

November 1
November 5
National Doughnut Day
November 9
November 13
National Indian Pudding Day
Feast of St. Diego Alacala
National Pickle ‘Appreciation’ Day
 National Vichyssoise Day
November 19
November 21
November 23
November 25
National Parfait Day
National “Eat with a Friend” Day
November 26
National Cake Day
November 29
National Chocolates Day
National Lemon Creme Pie Day
National Rice Cake Day
_____________
Continue to December Food Holidays

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The ‘Official’ 2018 November Food Holiday List / #FoodHolidays

Posted on October 31, 2018

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Here’s the 2018 Complete November Food Holiday List
#NovemberFoodHolidays @Foodimentary

National Georgia Pecan Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pepper Month
National Stuffing Month
National Raisin Bread Month
November 1-7: National Fig Week
Daily Holidays

November 1
November 5
National Doughnut Day
November 9
November 13
National Indian Pudding Day
Feast of St. Diego Alacala
National Pickle ‘Appreciation’ Day
 National Vichyssoise Day
November 19
November 21
November 23
November 25
National Parfait Day
National “Eat with a Friend” Day
November 26
National Cake Day
November 29
National Chocolates Day
National Lemon Creme Pie Day
National Rice Cake Day
_____________
Continue to December Food Holidays

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Here’s THE November Food Holiday List / #FoodHolidays

Posted on October 26, 2018

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Here’s the 2018 Complete November Food Holiday List
#NovemberFoodHolidays @Foodimentary

National Georgia Pecan Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pepper Month
National Stuffing Month
National Raisin Bread Month
November 1-7: National Fig Week
Daily Holidays

November 1
November 5
National Doughnut Day
November 9
November 13
National Indian Pudding Day
Feast of St. Diego Alacala
National Pickle ‘Appreciation’ Day
 National Vichyssoise Day
November 19
November 21
November 23
November 25
National Parfait Day
National “Eat with a Friend” Day
November 26
National Cake Day
November 29
National Chocolates Day
National Lemon Creme Pie Day
National Rice Cake Day
_____________
Continue to December Food Holidays

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March 23rd is National Chips and Dip Day!

Posted on March 23, 2018

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Happy National Chip and Dip Day!

Here are today’s food facts about Chips and Dip:

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The potato chip was first invented in 1853.

Dips for chips first become popular in the 1950s serving as finger food.

Hummus, as part of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines for centuries, did not appear in the United States until after World War II.

Falafel Greek Food Authentic Greek Hummus Mezes

It takes 10,000 pounds of potatoes to make 3,500 pounds of potato chips.

Dips can be salsa, guacamole, cheese, hummus, olive dip – anything can be made into a dip.

Tortilla Snack Mexican Food Meal Nachos Yellow

Today’s Food History

  • 1699 John Bartram was born.  American naturalist and explorer, considered ‘father of American botany’; established a world renowned botanical garden in Philadelphia in 1728.
  • 1857 Fannie Merritt Farmer was born.  American culinary authority, and author of the 1896 edition of ‘The Boston Cooking School Cook Book‘ which became known in future editions as the ‘Fannie Farmer Cook Book.’  Director of the Boston Cooking School, and founder of Miss Farmer’s School of Cookery.  She is often cited as the first cookbook author to introduce standard measurements.
  • 1880 A patent for a glass milk bottle was issued to Warren Glass Works.
  • 1912 The Dixie Cup was developed by Lawrence Luellen and Hugh Moore.  Its original name was the ‘Health Kup,’ changed to ‘Dixie Cup‘ in 1919.  The name came from a line of dolls made by the Dixie Doll Company.
  • 2008 R.I.P. Al Copeland, the founder of Popeye’s restaurant chain.

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February 24th is National Tortilla Chip Day!

Posted on February 23, 2018

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Here are today’s five things to know about Tortilla Chip:

Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they are cut from a round tortilla.

tortilla chips with guacamole and beer shot top down

In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chipsOutside of North America they are called “corn chips”

blackbeantostada1

Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966)

doritos

Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.

giphy27

Nachos are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943,and account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips.

1049163-lg

Today’s Food History

  • 1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
  • 1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
  • 1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
  • 1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.

January 29th is National Corn Chip Day!

Posted on January 29, 2018

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Corn Chip:

The “original” corn chip is the Fritos Corn Chip, first sold in the 1930’s.

corn-chips

Frito Chili Pie” was invented in the 1960’s by Teresa Hernández, a cook at Woolworth’s lunch counter in Santa Fe.

frito-pie-with-chili-con-carne_erin-kunkel-ftr

A corn chip is a snack food made from cornmeal fried in oil or baked, usually in the shape of a small noodle or scoop.

corn-nachos-chips

Charles Elmer Doolin bought the patent for “Fritos” from a Mexican man for $100.

giphy72

In some areas, it is popular to pour the chili into a bag of corn chips and eat the mixture directly from the bag.

frito-pie-recipe-5767

Famous Last Words: “I just wish I had time for one more bowl of chili.”~Kit Carson(American frontiersman)

Today’s Food History

  • 1878 The 1st patent for a glass milk container was issued to George Lester.
  • 1924 Carl R. Taylor  patented the 1st ice cream cone rolling machine.
  • 1978 Sweden banned aerosol cans. (Think Redi-Whip or Cheez-Whiz)

Check out my book!

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Complete November Food Holiday List

Posted on November 1, 2017

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Here’s the 2017 Complete November Food Holiday List
#NovemberFoodHolidays @Foodimentary

National Georgia Pecan Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pepper Month
National Stuffing Month
National Raisin Bread Month
November 1-7: National Fig Week
Daily Holidays

November 1
November 5
National Doughnut Day
November 9
November 13
National Indian Pudding Day
Feast of St. Diego Alacala
National Pickle ‘Appreciation’ Day
 National Vichyssoise Day
November 19
November 21
November 23
November 25
National Parfait Day
National “Eat with a Friend” Day
November 26
National Cake Day
November 29
National Chocolates Day
National Lemon Creme Pie Day
National Rice Cake Day
_____________
Continue to December Food Holidays

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March 23rd is National Chips and Dip Day!

Posted on March 23, 2017

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Here are today’s food facts about Chips and Dip:

giphy4

The potato chip was first invented in 1853.

Dips for chips first become popular in the 1950s serving as finger food.

Hummus, as part of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines for centuries, did not appear in the United States until after World War II.

Falafel Greek Food Authentic Greek Hummus Mezes

It takes 10,000 pounds of potatoes to make 3,500 pounds of potato chips.

Dips can be salsa, guacamole, cheese, hummus, olive dip – anything can be made into a dip.

Tortilla Snack Mexican Food Meal Nachos Yellow

Today’s Food History

  • 1699 John Bartram was born.  American naturalist and explorer, considered ‘father of American botany’; established a world renowned botanical garden in Philadelphia in 1728.
  • 1857 Fannie Merritt Farmer was born.  American culinary authority, and author of the 1896 edition of ‘The Boston Cooking School Cook Book‘ which became known in future editions as the ‘Fannie Farmer Cook Book.’  Director of the Boston Cooking School, and founder of Miss Farmer’s School of Cookery.  She is often cited as the first cookbook author to introduce standard measurements.
  • 1880 A patent for a glass milk bottle was issued to Warren Glass Works.
  • 1912 The Dixie Cup was developed by Lawrence Luellen and Hugh Moore.  Its original name was the ‘Health Kup,’ changed to ‘Dixie Cup‘ in 1919.  The name came from a line of dolls made by the Dixie Doll Company.
  • 2008 R.I.P. Al Copeland, the founder of Popeye’s restaurant chain.

February 24th is National Tortilla Chip Day!

Posted on February 24, 2017

High-res version

Here are today’s five things to know about Tortilla Chip:

Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they are cut from a round tortilla.

tortilla chips with guacamole and beer shot top down

In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chipsOutside of North America they are called “corn chips”

blackbeantostada1

Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966)

doritos

Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.

giphy27

Nachos are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943,and account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips.

1049163-lg

Today’s Food History

  • 1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
  • 1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
  • 1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
  • 1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.
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January 29th is National Corn Chip Day!

Posted on January 29, 2017

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Corn Chip:

 

The “original” corn chip is the Fritos Corn Chip, first sold in the 1930’s.

corn-chips

Frito Chili Pie” was invented in the 1960’s by Teresa Hernández, a cook at Woolworth’s lunch counter in Santa Fe.

frito-pie-with-chili-con-carne_erin-kunkel-ftr

A corn chip is a snack food made from cornmeal fried in oil or baked, usually in the shape of a small noodle or scoop.

corn-nachos-chips

Charles Elmer Doolin bought the patent for “Fritos” from a Mexican man for $100.

giphy72

In some areas, it is popular to pour the chili into a bag of corn chips and eat the mixture directly from the bag.

frito-pie-recipe-5767

Famous Last Words: “I just wish I had time for one more bowl of chili.”~Kit Carson(American frontiersman)

Today’s Food History

  • 1878 The 1st patent for a glass milk container was issued to George Lester.
  • 1924 Carl R. Taylor  patented the 1st ice cream cone rolling machine.
  • 1978 Sweden banned aerosol cans. (Think Redi-Whip or Cheez-Whiz)

Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4

February 24th is National Tortilla Chip Day

Posted on February 24, 2016

Here are today’s five thing to know about Tortilla Chip:

  1. Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they are cut from round tortilla.
  2. In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chipsOutside of North America they are called “corn chips”
  3. Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966)
  4. Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.
  5. Nachos, chips topped with a variation of shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, etc., are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943, account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips

Daily Quote:

“Why is it so hard to find an exercise bike with a basket for my tortilla chips?“~Roseanne Barr

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
  • 1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
  • 1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
  • 1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.

 

November 6 is National Nacho Day

Posted on November 6, 2015

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

  1. Nachos are considered the most craved food by pregnant women.
  2. The word “Nacho” is actually used as a surname in Argentina and other Latin American countries.
  3. Invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.
  4. Nachos as we know them aren’t ‘Mexican’ food, they’re Tex-Mex.
  5. The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
  • 1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
  • 1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
  • 1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.

 

National Tortilla Chip Day

Posted on February 24, 2013

February 24

is

National Tortilla Chip Day

Five things you should know about

Tortilla Chips

  1. Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they are cut from round tortilla.
  2. In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chips. Outside of North America they are called “corn chips”
  3. Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966)
  4. Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.
  5. Nachos, chips topped with a variation of shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, etc., are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943, account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips

On This Day in Food History…

1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.

November 6 – Today’s Food History

Posted on November 6, 2011

National Nachos Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
  • 1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
  • 1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
  • 1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.

National Tortilla Chip Day

Posted on February 24, 2011

Five Facts about Tortilla Chips

1. Most tortilla chips are triangular shaped because they cut formed from round tortilla.

2. In Mexico, Tortilla Chips are called tostados, toasted chipsOutside of North America they are called “corn chips”

3. Doritos brand is the first toasted tortilla chip launched nationally in the U.S.(1966)

4. Tortilla chips are considered the most fattening item sold in Mexican restaurants with as much as 2 grams of fat per chip.

5. Nachos, chips topped with a variation of shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, etc., are said to be created by Ignacia Anaya in 1943, account for 30% of all restaurant tortilla chips

Daily Quote:

“Why is it so hard to find an exercise bike with a basket for my tortilla chips?“~Roseanne Barr

Events of February 24

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1874 RIP John Bachman, A Naturalist who wrote some of the text for John James Audubon’s albums of birds and mammals of North America.
  • 1938 DuPont begins production of nylon toothbrush bristles. A patent had been granted in 1937. The nylon bristles replaced hog bristles. Yes, toothbrushes used to be made with hog bristles.
  • 1955 Steven Jobs was born, co-founder of Apple computer company. According to the company, he “grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley.”
  • 1989 A fossil egg was found in Utah that was 150 million years old.


November Holidays

Posted on February 18, 2010

Here’s the Complete November Food Holiday List National Fun with Fondue Month National Georgia Pecan Month National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month National Pepper Month National Stuffing Month National Raisin Bread Month November 1-7: National Fig Week Daily Holidays November 1 National Bison Day National Pâté Day* November 2 National Deviled Egg Day November 3 National Sandwich Day November 4 National Candy Day November 5 National Doughnut Day National Chinese Take-out Day November 6 National Nachos Day November 7 National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day November 8 National Cappuccino Day November 9 National Greek Yogurt Day  November 10 National Vanilla Cupcake Day November 11 National Sundae Day November 12 National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day November 13 National Indian Pudding Day Feast of…

  

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