Posts tagged “Mexican food

National Nachos Day

Posted on November 6, 2013

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National Nachos Day

Five Food Finds about Nachos

  • Nachos is the most craved food by pregnant women.
  • The word “Nacho” is actually used as a name in Argentina and other Latin American countries.
  • Invented in 1943 by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya.
  • Nachos as we know them arent mexican food, they’re Tex-Mex.
  • The first known appearance of the word “nachos” in English dates to 1949, from the book A Taste of Texas.

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born.  A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991‘Cream’ by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania.  It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.

A History of Taco Bell

Posted on March 21, 2012

Everyone’s probably  eaten at Taco Bell, but did you know the “Bell” came from the founder’s name, Glenn Bell?  He pioneered the sale of crunchy tacos to the world over 50 years ago.  The first Taco Bell opened March 21, 1962. Taco Bell Begins Glenn, a 23-year-old former Marine, arrived in San Bernadino, California, just after World War II.  He opened a one man hot dog stand, but was interested in mexican food.  He wanted a quick way to grab Mexican food on the go. He first started selling hot dogs paired with a sauce that would later become Taco Bell’s hot sauce.  Soon, he experimented with ways to prepare tacos quickly and efficiently. He also had the novel idea of frying the taco…

National Margarita Weekend

Posted on February 20, 2009

National Margarita Weekend! “Wasting away again in Margaritaville.” If you are not familiar with this Jimmy Buffett song, then you should be. No summer would be complete with out margaritas. There is nothing like the mixture of lime juice, sugar, salt, tequila, triple sec and ice to help you mellow out after a long day. There are numerous margarita flavors such as peach, strawberry and pomegranate. How do you like yours, on the rocks or frozen? Make it frozen for me! Some Mexican restaurants offer margarita nights so you can get schnockered up on the cheap. Beware! You may have one hell of a headache the next day. I have gone a few rounds with Jose myself and I know what I’m talking about.…

  

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