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September 25th is National Lobster Day / #NationalLobsterDay

Posted on September 25, 2018

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Today’s Lobster facts:

  1. In Colonial times, servants and slaves were the only people allowed to eat lobsters regularly .
  2. Lobsters aren’t all red. They can be many different colors, including bright blue, white and brilliant gold tones.
  3. Lobsters can be right-handed, left-handed, or ambidextrous.
  4. Many lobster species can live to be over 100 years old.
  5. Most lobsters travel over 100 miles a year and have migratory patterns

Today’s Food History

  • 1752 Benjamin Franklin flew a kite.
  • 1851 Jacob Fussell, a Baltimore dairyman, opens the first commercial ice-cream factory.
  • 1869 R.I.P. Joseph Dixon. An American inventor and manufacturer. Among his many accomplishments, he produced the first pencil made in the U.S.
  • 1969 ‘Ice Cube’ (O’Shea Jackson) singer and actor, was born.
  • 1992 SPELLING LESSONS – At a spelling bee in a Trenton, New Jersey school, U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle, corrects a student’s spelling of ‘potato’ by telling him it should have an ‘e’ at the end.
  • 1999 Nicholas Vitalich is arrested for assaulting his girlfriend with a large tuna, outside a San Diego supermarket. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

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October 29th is National Oatmeal Day!

Posted on October 29, 2017

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Happy National Oatmeal Day!

Did you know the cereal Cheerios were originally named Cheerioats?

They were introduced to be an easy Oatmeal replacement for breakfast.

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

  1. Oatmeal is still a bargain at less than 15 cents a serving.
  2. An 18-ounce package of Old Fashioned Quaker® Oats contains about 26,000 rolled oats.
  3. Oatmeal cookies are the #1 non-cereal usage for oatmeal, followed by meatloaf and fruit crisp.
  4. Seventy-five percent of U.S. households have oatmeal in their cupboard.
  5. The portrait of the Quaker man on the Quaker® Oats package has been updated just three times since its creation in 1877, once in 1946, again in 1957 and, most recently, in 1972.

Today’s Food History

  • 1872 An all metal windmill was patented by J.S. Risdon
  • 1929 Black Tuesday — The Great Crash.
  • 1947 The first successful cloud seeding (with dry ice) took place at Concord, New Hampshire.
  • 1977 Meat Loaf released ‘Bat Out Of Hell.’

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September 25th is National Lobster Day

Posted on September 25, 2017

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Today’s Lobster facts:

  1. In Colonial times, servants and slaves were the only people allowed to eat lobsters regularly .
  2. Lobsters aren’t all red. They can be many different colors, including bright blue, white and brilliant gold tones.
  3. Lobsters can be right-handed, left-handed, or ambidextrous.
  4. Many lobster species can live to be over 100 years old.
  5. Most lobsters travel over 100 miles a year and have migratory patterns

Today’s Food History

  • 1752 Benjamin Franklin flew a kite.
  • 1851 Jacob Fussell, a Baltimore dairyman, opens the first commercial ice-cream factory.
  • 1869 R.I.P. Joseph Dixon. An American inventor and manufacturer. Among his many accomplishments, he produced the first pencil made in the U.S.
  • 1969 ‘Ice Cube’ (O’Shea Jackson) singer and actor, was born.
  • 1992 SPELLING LESSONS – At a spelling bee in a Trenton, New Jersey school, U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle, corrects a student’s spelling of ‘potato’ by telling him it should have an ‘e’ at the end.
  • 1999 Nicholas Vitalich is arrested for assaulting his girlfriend with a large tuna, outside a San Diego supermarket. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

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