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September 5 is National Cheese Pizza Day

Posted on September 5, 2015

Sometimes simple is best.  Say cheese!

Here are today’s five thing to know about Cheese Pizza:

  1. About 93% of Americans eat at least one pizza every month.
  2. About 350 slices of pizza are consumed every second in the United States.
  3. The most pizzas are delivered (and eaten) on New Year’s Day, New Year’s Eve, Halloween, Thanksgiving Eve, and Super Bowl Sunday.
  4. The three dots in the Domino’s Pizza logo represent the first three Domino’s Pizza stores.
  5. Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping in the United States.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Cheese Pizza

Today’s Food History

  • 1643 Louis XIV, King of France (the ‘Sun King’) was born. A gourmet, gourmand and many say a glutton. During his reign food began to be served in courses, rather than placed on the table all at once, and forks came into widespread use.
  • 1698 Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards.
  • 1946 Dean Ford of the music group ‘Marmalade’ was born.
  • 1949 Clem Clempson of the music group ‘Humble Pie’ was born.
  • 2001 Justin Wilson, Cajun chef and humorist died. He wrote five cookbooks, hosted several cooking shows on TV, including ‘Louisiana Cookin’ and ‘Cookin’ Cajun.’

A History of Cheese

Posted on April 17, 2012

Did you know that cheese is one of the oldest and most diverse foods in the world?  Every major civilization in history has records of their creation and use of cheese. Archaeologists have discovered that as far back as 6000 BC cheese had been made from cow’s and goat’s milk and stored in tall jars. Egyptian tomb murals of 2000 BC show butter and cheese being made, and other murals which show milk being stored in skin bags suspended from poles demonstrate a knowledge of dairy husbandry at that time. Cheesemaking, thus, gradually evolved from two main streams.  The first was the liquid fermented milks such as yoghurt, koumiss and kefir.  The second through allowing the milk to acidify to form curds and whey.…

January 20 – National Cheese Lover’s Day

Posted on January 20, 2012

National “Cheese Lover’s” Day

Daily Fact: Cheeses are more flavorful at room temperature. Let them stand for a half hour before serving.

also:

National Buttercrunch Day

National Pot Luck Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1785 Samuel Ellis advertised to sell his Oyster Island with no takers. Later renamed Ellis Island
  • 1920 The 50-50 Club opened, considered the 1st ‘speakeasy.’
  • 1964 The world’s largest cheese was presented at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, weighing in at over 34,000 pounds.  It was presented by the Wisconsin Cheese Foundation, using over 170,000 qts of milk from over 16,000 cows.
  • 1988 Famed vineyard manager Philippe de Rothschild dies.
  • 1998 Researchers in America announced they had cloned calves for use in producing medicinal milk.

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January 11 – National Hot Toddy Day

Posted on January 11, 2012

National Hot Toddy Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1874 Gail Borden died. Borden was the Inventor of the process for making condensed milk, and founder of New York Condensed Milk Co., later to become the Borden Co. (
  • 1917 The French government regulated the price of Gruyere cheese as a war rationing method.
  • 1949 The first recorded snowfall in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1963 The ‘Whisky A Go-Go’ opens in Los Angeles – the first disco in the U.S.

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

January 11 – Todays Food History

Posted on January 11, 2011

National Hot Toddy Day Today’s Food History on this day in… 1874 Gail Borden died. Borden was the Inventor of the process for making condensed milk, and founder of New York Condensed Milk Co., later to become the Borden Co. ( 1917 The French government regulated the price of Gruyere cheese as a war rationing method. 1949 The first recorded snowfall in Los Angeles, California. 1963 The ‘Whisky A Go-Go’ opens in Los Angeles – the first disco in the U.S. some content is courtesy of www.FoodReference.com, used with permission

Cheese

Posted on July 7, 2010

Although the name may sound German, this is an American cheese.  It was created in 1882 (1892?) by Emil Frey, an apprentice cheesemaker in Monroe, New York. He named the cheese after a singing society, where the owner of the cheese factory had taken the first samples of the new cheese. It is a cow’s milk cheese, with an edible pale yellow crust, and a semisoft, pale interior with a mildly pungent flavor and distinct aroma. zuɐɹʞɹəpəıl

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