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November 21 is National Gingerbread Cookie Day

Posted on November 21, 2014

Here are today’s five thing to know about Gingerbread Cookie:

  1. Gingerbread originates from ancient Greeks and Egyptians who used as a ceremonial offering.
  2. The term gingerbread is from the Latin term zingiber via old French gingebras, meaning preserved ginger.
  3. In Nuremberg, Ulm and Pulsnitz in Germany, Torun in Poland, Tula in Russia,  the making of gingerbread is considered a Fine Art .
  4. After the Brothers Grimm’s “Hansel and Gretel” story published, the gingerbread house making became popular throughout Europe.
  5. In 992, gingerbread was first brought to Europe by am Armenian monk named Gregory of Nicopolis.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Julie Child’s Holiday Recipes

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Today’s Food History

  • 1941 ‘King Biscuit Time’ radio show was first broadcast from Helena, Arkansas. It is the longest running daily radio program in history, broadcasting live blues music, interviews, etc. It is named for its sponsor, King Biscuit Flour.  The ‘King Biscuit Flour Hour’ rock and roll radio program took its name from ‘King Biscuit Time.’
  • 1970 ‘I Think I Love You’ by the Partridge Family is #1 on the charts.
  • 1980 28,000 Canada geese spend a few nights on Silver Lake in Rochester, Minnesota.

 

November 21 is National Cranberry Day

Posted on November 21, 2014

en.wikipedia.org

en.wikipedia.org

November 21 is the 1st annual National Cranberry Day*

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

  1. Another name for cranberries is “bounceberries” because they bounce when ripe.
  2. Some Native Americans called the cranberry ibimi which means “bitter berry”
  3. Native Americans and Pilgrims used cranberries as a red dye.
  4. Wild cranberries were probably part of the first Thanksgiving in 1621.
  5. Today, cranberry sauce is an essential part of American and Canadian Thanksgiving celebrations.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Julie Child’s Holiday Recipes

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Today’s Food History

  • 1941 ‘King Biscuit Time’ radio show was first broadcast from Helena, Arkansas. It is the longest running daily radio program in history, broadcasting live blues music, interviews, etc. It is named for its sponsor, King Biscuit Flour.  The ‘King Biscuit Flour Hour’ rock and roll radio program took its name from ‘King Biscuit Time.’
  • 1970 ‘I Think I Love You’ by the Partridge Family is #1 on the charts.
  • 1980 28,000 Canada geese spend a few nights on Silver Lake in Rochester, Minnesota.

 

*A Food Holiday created by Foodimentary to celebrate the foods we love

  

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