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May 9th is National Shrimp Day !🍤🍤

Posted on May 9, 2018

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Here are today’s five food finds about Shrimp:

  • The pistol shrimp can deliver an explosive attack hotter than the surface of the sun and loud enough to rupture a human ear drum.

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  • Every shrimp is actually born male, and some develop into females.

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  • Some shrimp are actually capable of glowing in the dark.

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  • Shrimp can vary in size from 1/2 inch to 12 inches.

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  • In some areas, shrimp served with the head still attached is considered a delicacy.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1785 The beer-pump handle was patented by Joseph Bramah.

1845 Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval was born. A Swedish scientist and inventor. Among his inventions was the centrifugal cream separator and a vacuum milking machine.

1914 C. W. Post (Charles William) died. He founded the Postum Cereal Co. in 1895 (renamed General Foods Corp. in 1922) to manufacture Postum cereal beverage; 1897 Grape Nuts, 1904 Post Toasties (originally called Elijah’s Mana).

1992 The record brown trout weighed over 40 pounds and was caught in Arkansas.

May 9th is National Shrimp Day !

Posted on May 9, 2017

High-res version

 

Here are today’s five food finds about Shrimp:

 

  • The pistol shrimp can deliver an explosive attack hotter than the surface of the sun and loud enough to rupture a human ear drum.

 

shrimp-1141476_1920

 

  • Every shrimp is actually born male, and some develop into females.

 

shrimp-1523135_1280

 

  • Some shrimp are actually capable of glowing in the dark.

 

de-camaron

 

  • Shrimp can vary in size from 1/2 inch to 12 inches.

 

asian-1239316_1280

 

  • In some areas, shrimp served with the head still attached is considered a delicacy.

 

3801615987_e024038fe0_b

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1785 The beer-pump handle was patented by Joseph Bramah.

1845 Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval was born. A Swedish scientist and inventor. Among his inventions was the centrifugal cream separator and a vacuum milking machine.

1914 C. W. Post (Charles William) died. He founded the Postum Cereal Co. in 1895 (renamed General Foods Corp. in 1922) to manufacture Postum cereal beverage; 1897 Grape Nuts, 1904 Post Toasties (originally called Elijah’s Mana).

1992 The record brown trout weighed over 40 pounds and was caught in Arkansas.

Sweet Dreams

Posted on June 10, 2010

Stored away in some brain cell is the image of a long-departed aunt you haven’t thought of in 30 years.  Stored away in another cell is the image of a pink pony stitched on your first set of baby pajamas.  All it takes to get that aunt mounted on the back of that pony is to eat a hunk of meatloaf immediately before going to bed.  ~Robert Brault

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