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February 8th is National Potato Lover’s Day! / #PotatoDay

Posted on February 8, 2019

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Here are today’s food finds about potatoes:

The word potato is derived from a Native American word “Batata”

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The first cultivated potatoes date back to 500o BC in Peru. Originally, they were purple and when cooked they turn a deep blue color.

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Most of the nutrients found in potatoes are in its skin.

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The average American eats 140 pounds of potatoes per year.

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The word spud actually means “to dig a small hole in the ground, similar to spade, a tool to dig small holes.

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Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month? Check out our STRANGE snack food taste off!

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was born. A German chemist who developed a method for obtaining sugar from beet juice.
  • 1886 Wilhelm Koppers was born. This cultural anthropologist developed theories on the origins of society based on studies of hunter-gatherer tribes.
  • 1898 John Sherman of Worcester, Massachusetts received a patent for the first machine to fold and seal envelopes.
  • 1925 Actor Jack Lemmon was born. A couple of his film titles: ‘The Fortune Cookie’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses’
  • 1946 Adolfo De La Parra of the music group ‘Canned Heat’ was born.

 

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February 8th is National Potato Lover’s Day!

Posted on February 8, 2018

High-res version

Here are today’s food finds about potatoes:

The word potato is derived from a Native American word “Batata”

patates

The first cultivated potatoes date back to 500o BC in Peru. Originally, they were purple and when cooked they turn a deep blue color.

gallery-1442259703-country-crock-stuffed-potatoes

Most of the nutrients found in potatoes are in its skin.

ig1a07_roasted_potatoes

The average American eats 140 pounds of potatoes per year.

giphy2

The word spud actually means “to dig a small hole in the ground, similar to spade, a tool to dig small holes.

giphy3

Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month? Check out our STRANGE snack food taste off!

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was born. A German chemist who developed a method for obtaining sugar from beet juice.
  • 1886 Wilhelm Koppers was born. This cultural anthropologist developed theories on the origins of society based on studies of hunter-gatherer tribes.
  • 1898 John Sherman of Worcester, Massachusetts received a patent for the first machine to fold and seal envelopes.
  • 1925 Actor Jack Lemmon was born. A couple of his film titles: ‘The Fortune Cookie’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses’
  • 1946 Adolfo De La Parra of the music group ‘Canned Heat’ was born.

 

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February 8th is National Potato Lover’s Day!

Posted on February 7, 2018

High-res version

Here are today’s food finds about potatoes:

The word potato is derived from a Native American word “Batata”

patates

The first cultivated potatoes date back to 500o BC in Peru. Originally, they were purple and when cooked they turn a deep blue color.

gallery-1442259703-country-crock-stuffed-potatoes

Most of the nutrients found in potatoes are in its skin.

ig1a07_roasted_potatoes

The average American eats 140 pounds of potatoes per year.

giphy2

The word spud actually means “to dig a small hole in the ground, similar to spade, a tool to dig small holes.

giphy3

Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month? Check out our STRANGE snack food taste off!

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was born. A German chemist who developed a method for obtaining sugar from beet juice.
  • 1886 Wilhelm Koppers was born. This cultural anthropologist developed theories on the origins of society based on studies of hunter-gatherer tribes.
  • 1898 John Sherman of Worcester, Massachusetts received a patent for the first machine to fold and seal envelopes.
  • 1925 Actor Jack Lemmon was born. A couple of his film titles: ‘The Fortune Cookie’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses’
  • 1946 Adolfo De La Parra of the music group ‘Canned Heat’ was born.

 

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February 8th is National Potato Lover’s Day!

Posted on February 8, 2017

High-res version

Here are today’s food finds about potatoes:

The word potato is derived from a Native American word “Batata”

patates

The first cultivated potatoes date back to 500o BC in Peru. Originally, they were purple and when cooked they turn a deep blue color.

gallery-1442259703-country-crock-stuffed-potatoes

Most of the nutrients found in potatoes are in its skin.

ig1a07_roasted_potatoes

The average American eats 140 pounds of potatoes per year.

giphy2

The word spud actually means “to dig a small hole in the ground, similar to spade, a tool to dig small holes.

giphy3

Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month? Check out our STRANGE snack food taste off!

 

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was born. A German chemist who developed a method for obtaining sugar from beet juice.
  • 1886 Wilhelm Koppers was born. This cultural anthropologist developed theories on the origins of society based on studies of hunter-gatherer tribes.
  • 1898 John Sherman of Worcester, Massachusetts received a patent for the first machine to fold and seal envelopes.
  • 1925 Actor Jack Lemmon was born. A couple of his film titles: ‘The Fortune Cookie’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses’
  • 1946 Adolfo De La Parra of the music group ‘Canned Heat’ was born.
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2019 March Food Holidays

Posted on March 13, 2019

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Celebrate March Food Holidays


National Fresh Celery Month
National Noodle Month
National Flour Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday)
National Sauce Month
National Caffeine Awareness Month

Daily Holidays


 March 
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 2
National Banana Cream Pie Day

March 3
National Cold Cuts Day

National Moscow Mule Day

March 4
National Poundcake Day

March 5
National Cheese Doodle Day

March 6
National Oreo Day

March 7
National Cereal Day

March 8
National Peanut Cluster Day

March 9

NationalMeatball Day
National Crab Day

March 10

National Ranch Dressing Day

March 11
National “Eat Your Noodles” Day

March 12
National Milky Way Day

March 13
National Chicken Noodle Soup Day

March 14
National Potato Chip Day

March 15
National Peanut Lovers’ Day

March 16
National Artichoke Heart Day

March 17
National Irish Food Day

March 18
National Sloppy Joe Day

March 19
National Oatmeal Cookie Day

March 20
National Ravioli Day

March 21
National Crunchy Taco Day

March 22
National Water Day

March 23
National Chips and Dip Day

March 24

National Cake Pop Day*
National Tortilla Chip Day

March 25
National International Waffle Day

March 26
National Nougat Day

National Spinach Day

March 27
National World Whisky Day

March 28
National Black Forest Cake Day

March 29
National Chiffon Cake Day

March 30

National Hot Chicken Day
National Turkey Neck Soup Day

March 31

National Oysters on the Half Shell Day

National Clam Day

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The official 2019 March ‘Food Holiday’ list is here!! / #March

Posted on February 26, 2019

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Celebrate March Food Holidays


National Fresh Celery Month
National Noodle Month
National Flour Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday)
National Sauce Month
National Caffeine Awareness Month

Daily Holidays


 March 
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 2
National Banana Cream Pie Day

March 3
National Cold Cuts Day

National Moscow Mule Day

March 4
National Poundcake Day

March 5
National Cheese Doodle Day

March 6
National Oreo Day

March 7
National Cereal Day

March 8
National Peanut Cluster Day

March 9

NationalMeatball Day
National Crab Day

March 10

National Ranch Dressing Day

March 11
National “Eat Your Noodles” Day

March 12
National Milky Way Day

March 13
National Chicken Noodle Soup Day

March 14
National Potato Chip Day

March 15
National Peanut Lovers’ Day

March 16
National Artichoke Heart Day

March 17
National Irish Food Day

March 18
National Sloppy Joe Day

March 19
National Oatmeal Cookie Day

March 20
National Ravioli Day

March 21
National Crunchy Taco Day

March 22
National Water Day

March 23
National Chips and Dip Day

March 24

National Cake Pop Day*
National Tortilla Chip Day

March 25
National International Waffle Day

March 26
National Nougat Day

National Spinach Day

March 27
National World Whisky Day

March 28
National Black Forest Cake Day

March 29
National Chiffon Cake Day

March 30

National Hot Chicken Day
National Turkey Neck Soup Day

March 31

National Oysters on the Half Shell Day

National Clam Day

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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 

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September Food Holidays

Posted on September 18, 2017

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National Chicken Month
National Honey Month
National Mushroom Month
National Papaya Month
National Potato Month
National Rice Month
Daily Holidays

September 1
National Gyro Day
September 2
National “Grits for Breakfast” Day
International Bacon Day
 
September 4
National Macadamia Nut Day
September 5
National Cheese Pizza Day
September 6
National Coffee Ice Cream Day
September 7
National Beer Lover’s Day
September 8
National Date-Nut Bread Day
September 9
National “I Love Food” Day
September 10
National Hot Dog Day
September 11
National Hot Cross Bun Day
September 12
National Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13
National Peanut Day
September 14
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
September 15
National Double Cheeseburger Day
National Creme de Menthe Day
National Linguini Day
National Monte Cristo Day
September 18
National Play-Dough Day
National Cheeseburger Day
September 19
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
September 20
National Punch Day / Rum Punch Day
September 21
National Pecan Cookie Day
September 22
National Ice Cream Cone Day
September 24
National Cherries Jubilee Day
National Lobster Day
National Food Service Workers Day
September 26
National Key Lime Pie Day
September 27
National Chocolate Milk Day
National Drink a Beer Day
National Coffee Day
National Mocha Day
September 30
National Mulled Cider Day
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Here’s September Complete ‘Food Holiday’ List:

Posted on August 31, 2017

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National Chicken Month
National Honey Month
National Mushroom Month
National Papaya Month
National Potato Month
National Rice Month
Daily Holidays

September 1
National Gyro Day
September 2
National “Grits for Breakfast” Day
International Bacon Day
 
September 4
National Macadamia Nut Day
September 5
National Cheese Pizza Day
September 6
National Coffee Ice Cream Day
September 7
National Beer Lover’s Day
September 8
National Date-Nut Bread Day
September 9
National “I Love Food” Day
September 10
National Hot Dog Day
September 11
National Hot Cross Bun Day
September 12
National Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13
National Peanut Day
September 14
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
September 15
National Double Cheeseburger Day
National Creme de Menthe Day
National Linguini Day
National Monte Cristo Day
September 18
National Play-Dough Day
National Cheeseburger Day
September 19
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
September 20
National Punch Day / Rum Punch Day
September 21
National Pecan Cookie Day
September 22
National Ice Cream Cone Day
September 24
National Cherries Jubilee Day
National Lobster Day
National Food Service Workers Day
September 26
National Key Lime Pie Day
September 27
National Chocolate Milk Day
National Drink a Beer Day
National Coffee Day
National Mocha Day
September 30
National Mulled Cider Day
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March National Food Holidays

Posted on November 10, 2011

Celebrate March Food Holidays National Fresh Celery Month National Noodle Month National Flour Month National Frozen Food Month National Nutrition Month National Peanut Month National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday) National Sauce Month National Caffeine Awareness Month Daily Holidays  March 1  National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day – March 2 National Banana Cream Pie Day – –March 3 National Cold Cuts Day National Moscow Mule Day – March 4 National Poundcake Day – March 5 National Cheese Doodle Day – March 6 National Oreo Day – March 7 National Cereal Day – March 8 National Peanut Cluster Day – March 9 – NationalMeatball Day National Crab Day – March 10 National Ranch Dressing Day – March 11 National “Eat Your Noodles” Day – March 12…

February 8 – Today’s Food History

Posted on February 8, 2011

National “Potato Lover’s” Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was born. A German chemist who developed a method for obtaining sugar from beet juice.
  • 1886 Wilhelm Koppers was born. This cultural anthropologist developed theories on the origins of society based on studies of hunter-gatherer tribes.
  • 1898 John Sherman of Worcester, Massachusetts received a patent for the first machine to fold and seal envelopes.
  • 1925 Actor Jack Lemmon was born. A couple of his film titles: ‘The Fortune Cookie’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses’
  • 1946 Adolfo De La Parra of the music group ‘Canned Heat’ was born.

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September Holidays

Posted on November 10, 2009

National Chicken Month National Honey Month National Mushroom Month National Papaya Month National Potato Month National Rice Month Daily Holidays September 1 National Gyro Day September 2 National “Grits for Breakfast” Day International Bacon Day   September 3 National Welsh Rarebit Day National Baby Back Ribs Day   September 4 National Macadamia Nut Day September 5 National Cheese Pizza Day September 6 National Coffee Ice Cream Day September 7 National Beer Lover’s Day September 8 National Date-Nut Bread Day September 9 National “I Love Food” Day September 10 National Hot Dog Day September 11 National Hot Cross Bun Day September 12 National Chocolate Milkshake Day September 13 National Peanut Day September 14 National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day September 15 National Double Cheeseburger Day National Creme…

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 8

Posted on February 8, 2011

National “Potato Lover’s” Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was born. A German chemist who developed a method for obtaining sugar from beet juice.
  • 1886 Wilhelm Koppers was born. This cultural anthropologist developed theories on the origins of society based on studies of hunter-gatherer tribes.
  • 1898 John Sherman of Worcester, Massachusetts received a patent for the first machine to fold and seal envelopes.
  • 1925 Actor Jack Lemmon was born. A couple of his film titles: ‘The Fortune Cookie’ and ‘Days of Wine and Roses’
  • 1946 Adolfo De La Parra of the music group ‘Canned Heat’ was born.

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

Bibliography

Posted on April 17, 2012

A.H. eds, American Heritage Cookbook and Illustrated History of American Eating & Drinking (1964) Acton, Eliza, Modern Cookery for Private Families, (1845) Alto-Sham Inc.; Guide to Low Temperature Cooking & Holding with Halo Heat (1983) Anderson, Jean, M.S. & Deskins, Barbara Phd., R.D., The Nutrition Bible (1995) Apicius, Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome,  Dover Publications (1977) Artman, L.P. Jr., Conch Cooking (1975) Florida Keys Printing and Publishing Ayto, John, A Gourmet’s Guide: Food & Drink from A to Z (1990, 1994) Bader, Dr.  Myles H., 4001 Food Facts and Chef’s Secrets (1992) Bailey, Janet, Keeping Food Fresh (1985) Bear, Marina and John; How To Repair Food (1987) Ten Speed Press Beard, James; James Beard’s Fish Cookery (1954) Little, Brown and Co. Beard, James;…

  

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