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November 18th is National Apple Cider Day!

Posted on November 18, 2018

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Here are today’s five things to know about Apple Cider:

Kids were baptized in cider during the 14th century because it was believed that cider was more sanitary than water.

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President John Adams drank cider every morning because he believed it promoted good health. Adams lived to 90 years old.

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Some cider apple names: “Hangdown,” “Kentish Fill-Basket,” “Glory of the West.”

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It takes about 36 apples to make one gallon of apple cider.

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Caesar’s troops brought back apple cider after storming England in 55 BCE.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
  • 1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
    1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
  • 1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1922Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
  • 1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  • 1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
  • 1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

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November 18th is National Apple Cider Day!

Posted on November 18, 2017

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Here are today’s five things to know about Apple Cider:

Kids were baptized in cider during the 14th century because it was believed that cider was more sanitary than water.

w270

President John Adams drank cider every morning because he believed it promoted good health. Adams lived to 90 years old.

john-adams-portrait

Some cider apple names: “Hangdown,” “Kentish Fill-Basket,” “Glory of the West.”

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It takes about 36 apples to make one gallon of apple cider.

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Caesar’s troops brought back apple cider after storming England in 55 BCE.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
  • 1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
    1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
  • 1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1922Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
  • 1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  • 1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
  • 1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

Check out my book!

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November 18th is National Apple Cider Day!

Posted on November 18, 2016

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Here are today’s five things to know about Apple Cider:

Kids were baptized in cider during the 14th century because it was believed that cider was more sanitary than water.

w270

President John Adams drank cider every morning because he believed it promoted good health. Adams lived to 90 years old.

john-adams-portrait

Some cider apple names: “Hangdown,” “Kentish Fill-Basket,” “Glory of the West.”

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It takes about 36 apples to make one gallon of apple cider.

giphy32

Caesar’s troops brought back apple cider after storming England in 55 BCE.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
  • 1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
    1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
  • 1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1922Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
  • 1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  • 1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
  • 1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


November 18th is National Apple Cider Day

Posted on November 18, 2015

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Apple Cider:

  1. The cider industry uses 45% of all apples grown in the UK
  2. The UK cider industry grew nearly 200,000 tons of cider apples in 2010; Bulmers alone has 10,000 acres of cider apple orchards under its control
  3. There are more than 300 varieties of apples grown in the UK – all with the sole purpose of making cider
  4. Varieties include Foxwhelp, Brown Snout, Ball’s Bittersweet, Kingston Black, Merrylegs and Slack-ma-Girdle
  5. Cider apples are different from dessert apples in that they contain tannin, which is also found in coffee and red wine. It gives the cider a full-bodied flavor and drying of the mouth (astringency)

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Apple + Recipes

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Today’s Food History

  • 1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
  • 1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
    1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
  • 1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1922 Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
  • 1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  • 1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
  • 1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

Check out my book!

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November 18 is National Apple Cider Day

Posted on November 18, 2014

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Apple Cider:

  1. The cider industry uses 45% of all apples grown in the UK
  2. The UK cider industry grew nearly 200,000 tons of cider apples in 2010; Bulmers alone has 10,000 acres of cider apple orchards under its control
  3. There are more than 300 varieties of apples grown in the UK – all with the sole purpose of making cider
  4. Varieties include Foxwhelp, Brown Snout, Ball’s Bittersweet, Kingston Black, Merrylegs and Slack-ma-Girdle
  5. Cider apples are different from dessert apples in that they contain tannin, which is also found in coffee and red wine. It gives the cider a full-bodied flavor and drying of the mouth (astringency)

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Apple + Recipes

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Today’s Food History

  • 1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
  • 1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
    1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
  • 1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1922 Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
  • 1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  • 1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
  • 1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

National Apple Cider Day

Posted on November 18, 2013

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 National Apple Cider Day

Five Food Finds about Cider

  • The cider industry uses 45% of all apples grown in the UK
  • The UK cider industry grew nearly 200,000 tonnes of cider apples in 2010; Bulmers alone has 10,000 acres of cider apple orchards under its control
  • There are more than 300 varieties of cider apple grown in the UK – all with the sole purpose of making cider
  • Varieties include Foxwhelp, Brown Snout, Ball’s Bittersweet, Kingston Black, Merrylegs and Slack-ma-Girdle
  • Cider apples are different from dessert apples in that they contain tannin, which is also found in coffee and red wine. It gives the cider a full-bodied flavour and drying of the mouth (astringency)

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
1922 Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

November 18 – National Apple Cider Day

Posted on November 18, 2012

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 National Apple Cider Day

Five Food Finds about Cider

  • The cider industry uses 45% of all apples grown in the UK
  • The UK cider industry grew nearly 200,000 tonnes of cider apples in 2010; Bulmers alone has 10,000 acres of cider apple orchards under its control
  • There are more than 300 varieties of cider apple grown in the UK – all with the sole purpose of making cider
  • Varieties include Foxwhelp, Brown Snout, Ball’s Bittersweet, Kingston Black, Merrylegs and Slack-ma-Girdle
  • Cider apples are different from dessert apples in that they contain tannin, which is also found in coffee and red wine. It gives the cider a full-bodied flavour and drying of the mouth (astringency)

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1307 The legendary William Tell shot an apple from his son’s head.
1810 Asa Gray was born. A leading American botanist of his time a a strong supporter of Darwin, he co-authored ‘Flora of North America’ with John Torrey.
1857 Rose Markwood Knox was born. Rose and her husband Charles Knox developed the world’s first pre-granulated gelatin, eliminating the long difficult process of making gelatin at home. When her husband died in 1908, Rose took over and ran the company for more than 40 years. Mrs. Knox died in 1950 at age 93, still serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the company.
1874 Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed in Cleveland, Ohio.
1922 Marcel Proust died. Marcel Proust was a French writer. On January 1, 1909, he ate a piece of tea-soaked toast whose taste caused on a series of childhood memories. In his 7 volume allegorical novel ‘Remembrance of Things Past,’ the character Swann has a similar experience when he bites into a lemon cookie (a madelaine) which evokes a similar torrent of memories. This is one of the most ubiquitous (i.e., widely-quoted) allusions in literature.
1956 Fats Domino performed ‘Blueberry Hill’ on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1966 American Roman Catholics are no longer required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.
1970 Linus Pauling declares that large doses of Vitamin C will keep the common cold at bay.

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