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January 28 is National Blueberry Pancake Day

Posted on January 28, 2015

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

  1. The first ready-mix food to be sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour introduced in 1889.
  2. Maine produces 99% of all the wild blueberries in the United States of which 90% are frozen.
  3. The world’s largest pancake breakfast was held in Springfield, America in 2012.
  4. It is widely believed that the tradition of pancake races began in 1445 in Olney in Buckinghamshire when a woman was making pancakes but lost track of time.
  5. The highest ever flip was performed by Dominic Cuzzacrea. The pancake reached a height of 9.47 metres at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga, New York, USA, in November 2010.

Daily Quote: “The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.”~W. C. Fields

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1807 London’s Pall Mall becomes the first street to be lighted with Gas Fixtures
  • 1855 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific on the Panama Railway. Establishing the first trans-continental dining cars.
  • 1917 San Francisco opens it’s streetcar system. Considered a “San Francisco treat”

January 28 is National Blueberry Pancake Day

Posted on January 28, 2014

blueberry pancakes

National Blueberry Pancake Day

Daily Fact: The first ready-mix food to be sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour introduced in 1889.

Blueberry Facts: Maine produces 99% of all the wild blueberries in the United States of which 90% are frozen.

Daily Quote: “The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.”~W. C. Fields

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1807 London’s Pall Mall becomes the first street to be lighted with Gas Fixtures
  • 1855 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific on the Panama Railway. Establishing the first trans-continental dining cars.

  • 1917 San Francisco opens it’s streetcar system. Considered a “San Francisco treat”


National Blueberry Pancake Day

Posted on January 28, 2013

January 28

is

 National Blueberry Pancake Day

Today’s five things you should know about

Blueberries and Pancakes

  1. The first ready-mix food to be sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour introduced in 1889.
  2. Maine produces 99% of all the wild blueberries in the United States of which 90% are frozen.
  3. The Ancient Greeks made pancakes called ταγηνίας (tagēnias), deriving from τάγηνον (tagēnon), “frying pan”.
  4. The earliest attested references on tagenias are in the works of the 5th century BC poets Cratinus and Magnes.
  5. Tagenites were made with wheat flour, olive oil, honey and curdled milk, and were served for breakfast.

On This Day in Food History…

  • 1807 London’s Pall Mall becomes the first street to be lighted with Gas Fixtures
  • 1855 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific on the Panama Railway. Establishing the first trans-continental dining cars.
  • 1917 San Francisco opens it’s streetcar system. Considered a “San Francisco treat”

Everything You Need to Know about Blueberries

Posted on April 28, 2012

Did you know that blueberries are one of the only natural foods that are truly blue in color?  You won’t find many others! Maine is the blueberry production capital of North America and produces almost 100 percent of all berries harvested in the country. America’s favorite muffin is blueberry. July is national blueberry month because that is the peak of the harvest season. The pale, powder-like protective coating on the skin of blueberries is called “bloom.” The annual harvest of North American blueberries would cover a four lane highway from Chicago to New York if spread out in a single layer. The anthocyanin present in blueberries is good for eyesight. Blueberries contain more antioxidants than most other fruits or vegetables and may help prevent…

March 10 – National Blueberry Popover Day

Posted on March 10, 2012

National Blueberry Popover Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1845 RIP John Chapman, ‘Johnny Appleseed’ ,an American pioneer and legend, he planted apple seeds in the Ohio River valley area (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois)

1867 Lillian D. Wald was born. She was a scientist and nurse, and among her activities, she helped initiate the enactment of pure food laws in the U.S.

1873 RIP John Torrey, he was the first professional botanist in the New World.

1914 At the National Gallery in London, a suffragette slashed Diego Velázquez’s ‘Rokeby Venus’ with a meat cleaver.

January 28 – National Blueberry Pancake Day

Posted on January 28, 2012

blueberry pancakes

National Blueberry Pancake Day

Daily Fact: The first ready-mix food to be sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour introduced in 1889.

Blueberry Facts: Maine produces 99% of all the wild blueberries in the United States of which 90% are frozen.

Daily Quote: “The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.”~W. C. Fields

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1807 London’s Pall Mall becomes the first street to be lighted with Gas Fixtures
  • 1855 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific on the Panama Railway. Establishing the first trans-continental dining cars.

  • 1917 San Francisco opens it’s streetcar system. Considered a “San Francisco treat”


January 28

Posted on January 28, 2011

blueberry pancakes

National Blueberry Pancake Day

Daily Fact: The first ready-mix food to be sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour introduced in 1889.

Blueberry Facts: Maine produces 99% of all the wild blueberries in the United States of which 90% are frozen.

Daily Quote: “The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.”~W. C. Fields

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1807 London’s Pall Mall becomes the first street to be lighted with Gas Fixtures
  • 1855 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific on the Panama Railway. Establishing the first trans-continental dining cars.

  • 1917 San Francisco opens it’s streetcar system. Considered a “San Francisco treat”


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