Posts tagged “national cashew day

Nuts! November 22nd is National Cashew Day! /#NationalCashewDay

Posted on November 22, 2018

High-res version

Here are today’s five things to know about cashews:

Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.

cashew-nuts

Cashews are native to Costa Rica and most of Central America.

assortment of tasty nuts, close up

Cashews are seeds. Because they grow out of apples, they are technically a seed not a nut.

642x361-are_cashews_good_for_you

Raw cashews are green. Before the seed is roasted, cashews are a beautiful shade of green.

827px-young_cashew_nuts-6601

A freshly picked cashew nut is highly flammable and can even be explosive.

giphy47

 

Today’s Food History

  • 1808 Thomas Cook was born. In 1841 Cook hired a special excursion train between Leicester and Loughborough in England for a temperance meeting. The beginning of Thomas Cook & Son, the worldwide travel agency.
  • 1862 Dr. Alexander P. Anderson was born. He developed Puffed Rice in NYC in 1902, which was introduced to the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904.
  • 1967 Arlo Guthrie’s ballad/song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was released.
  • 1992 Actor Sterling Holloway died. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version.

Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


November 22nd is National Cashew Day!

Posted on November 22, 2017

High-res version

Here are today’s five things to know about cashews:

Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.

cashew-nuts

 

Cashews are native to Costa Rica and most of Central America.

assortment of tasty nuts, close up

 

Cashews are seeds. Because they grow out of apples, they are technically a seed not a nut.

642x361-are_cashews_good_for_you

Raw cashews are green. Before the seed is roasted, cashews are a beautiful shade of green.

827px-young_cashew_nuts-6601

A freshly picked cashew nut is highly flammable and can even be explosive.

giphy47

 

Today’s Food History

  • 1808 Thomas Cook was born. In 1841 Cook hired a special excursion train between Leicester and Loughborough in England for a temperance meeting. The beginning of Thomas Cook & Son, the worldwide travel agency.
  • 1862 Dr. Alexander P. Anderson was born. He developed Puffed Rice in NYC in 1902, which was introduced to the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904.
  • 1967 Arlo Guthrie’s ballad/song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was released.
  • 1992 Actor Sterling Holloway died. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version.

 


Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


November 22nd is National Cashew Day!

Posted on November 22, 2016

High-res version

Here are today’s five things to know about cashews:

Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.

cashew-nuts

 

Cashews are native to Costa Rica and most of Central America.

assortment of tasty nuts, close up

 

Cashews are seeds. Because they grow out of apples, they are technically a seed not a nut.

642x361-are_cashews_good_for_you

Raw cashews are green. Before the seed is roasted, cashews are a beautiful shade of green.

827px-young_cashew_nuts-6601

A freshly picked cashew nut is highly flammable and can even be explosive.

giphy47

 

Today’s Food History

  • 1808 Thomas Cook was born. In 1841 Cook hired a special excursion train between Leicester and Loughborough in England for a temperance meeting. The beginning of Thomas Cook & Son, the worldwide travel agency.
  • 1862 Dr. Alexander P. Anderson was born. He developed Puffed Rice in NYC in 1902, which was introduced to the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904.
  • 1967 Arlo Guthrie’s ballad/song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was released.
  • 1992 Actor Sterling Holloway died. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version.

 


Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


November 22 is National Cashew Day

Posted on November 22, 2015

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

  1. Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.
  2. Cashews are native to Costa Rica and most of Central America.
  3. The fresh cashew nut has a substance inside that produce a highly valuable, and highly toxic product known as Cashew Nut Shell Liquid or CNSL.
  4. Cashews in Costa Rica are harvested during March and April.
  5. A freshly picked cashew nut is highly flammable and can even be explosive.

Unknown-1

Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

Today’s Food History

  • 1808 Thomas Cook was born. In 1841 Cook hired a special excursion train between Leicester and Loughborough in England for a temperance meeting. The beginning of Thomas Cook & Son, the worldwide travel agency.
  • 1862 Dr. Alexander P. Anderson was born. He developed Puffed Rice in NYC in 1902, which was introduced to the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904.
  • 1967 Arlo Guthrie’s ballad/song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was released.
  • 1992 Actor Sterling Holloway died. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version.

Check out my book!

Foodimentary_945x347v4


 

November 22 is National Cashew Day

Posted on November 22, 2014

khajuhouse.com

khajuhouse.com

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

  1. Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.
  2. Cashews are native to Costa Rica and most of Central America.
  3. The fresh cashew nut has a substance inside that produce a highly valuable, and highly toxic product known as Cashew Nut Shell Liquid or CNSL.
  4. Cashews in Costa Rica are harvested during March and April.
  5. A freshly picked cashew nut is highly flammable and can even be explosive.

Unknown-1

Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

dvdr1

Today’s Food History

  • 1808 Thomas Cook was born. In 1841 Cook hired a special excursion train between Leicester and Loughborough in England for a temperance meeting. The beginning of Thomas Cook & Son, the worldwide travel agency.
  • 1862 Dr. Alexander P. Anderson was born. He developed Puffed Rice in NYC in 1902, which was introduced to the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904.
  • 1967 Arlo Guthrie’s ballad/song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was released.
  • 1992 Actor Sterling Holloway died. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version.

November 23 – National Cashew Day

Posted on November 23, 2012

5 Star Recipe from MyRecipes.com

National Cashew Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1534 Otto Brunfels died. A German botanist, author of ‘Herbarum vivae eicones’ (‘Living Pictures of Herbs’), one of the first great herbals. His work is considered to be a bridge between ancient and modern botany.
1553 Prospero Alpini was born. An Italian physician and botanist, he is said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe and to have been the first to artificially fertilize date palms.
1835 Henry Burden was granted the first U.S. patent for a horseshoe manufacturing machine.
1869 The 3 masted clipper ship ‘Cutty Sark’ was launched at Dunbarton, Scotland. It was one of the last to be built and is the only one surviving today. It is 212 feet long and 36 feet wide. It was initially used in the English/Chinese tea trade. Fully restored in 1957, it is in dry berth in Greenwich, London as a sailing museum.
1894 Donald Deskey was born. An industrial designer, he designed the packaging for Tide laundry detergent and Crest toothpaste among others.
1921 President Harding signs the Willis Campell Act, which prohibits doctors from prescribing beer or liquor.
1945 Wartime rationing ended in the U.S.
1990 Roald Dahl died. British author, one of his most popular books was ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ the film version was titled ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.’ Some of his other books are ‘A Piece of Cake,’ ‘Pig,’ ‘Royal Jelly,’ ‘Smell’ and ‘Lamb to the Slaughter.’

November 23 – Today’s Food History

Posted on November 23, 2011

National Cashew Day

also: National Eat a Cranberry Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1534 Otto Brunfels died. A German botanist, author of ‘Herbarum vivae eicones’ (‘Living Pictures of Herbs’), one of the first great herbals. His work is considered to be a bridge between ancient and modern botany.
  • 1553 Prospero Alpini was born. An Italian physician and botanist, he is said to have introduced coffee and bananas to Europe and to have been the first to artificially fertilize date palms.
  • 1835 Henry Burden was granted the first U.S. patent for a horseshoe manufacturing machine.
  • 1869 The 3 masted clipper ship ‘Cutty Sark’ was launched at Dunbarton, Scotland. It was one of the last to be built and is the only one surviving today. It is 212 feet long and 36 feet wide. It was initially used in the English/Chinese tea trade. Fully restored in 1957, it is in dry berth in Greenwich, London as a sailing museum.
  • 1894 Donald Deskey was born. An industrial designer, he designed the packaging for Tide laundry detergent and Crest toothpaste among others.
  • 1921 President Harding signs the Willis Campell Act, which prohibits doctors from prescribing beer or liquor.
  • 1945 Wartime rationing ended in the U.S.
  • 1990 Roald Dahl died. British author, one of his most popular books was ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ the film version was titled ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.’ Some of his other books are ‘A Piece of Cake,’ ‘Pig,’ ‘Royal Jelly,’ ‘Smell’ and ‘Lamb to the Slaughter.’

  

%d bloggers like this: