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March 9 – National Crab Day

Posted on March 9, 2012

National Crab Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1822 Charles Graham of New York received a patent for artificial teeth.

1839 Famous Food Fights
The Great Pastry War ended this day. A brief conflict began on November 30, 1838, between Mexico and France caused by a French pastry cook who claimed that some Mexican Army soldiers had damaged his restaurant. The Mexican government refused to pay for damages. Several other countries had asked the Mexican government for similar claims in the past due to civil unrest in Mexico, without any resolution. France decided to do something about it, and sent a fleet to Veracruz and fired on the fortress outside the harbor. They occupied the city on April 16, 1838, and through the mediation of Great Britain were promised payment of 600,000 pesos for the damages. They withdrew on March 9, 1839.

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Crab Stuffed Flounder Day

Posted on February 18, 2009

Crab Stuffed Flounder Day February 18 Is it summer yet? This is one of my favorite summer meals. After a long night of floundering in Mobile Bay, you get up the next morning, prepare the crab stuffing and stuff the flounder. That night you bake it in the oven and serve it with lemon wedges.  Talk about Heaven!  My mouth is watering now. There is nothing like inviting friends and family over to enjoy this feast of a meal. You can order this masterpiece in restaurants all along the American Gulf Coast. If you are not up to floundering yourself, then you can run down to the seafood market and pick up a nice fish and crab meat.  We are spoiled down here because…

  

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