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November 20th is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day!

Posted on November 20, 2018

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Here are today’s five things to know about Peanut Butter Fudge:

Fudge was invented in the United States more than 100 years ago.

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The exact origin is disputed, but most stories claim that the first batch of fudge resulted from a bungled (“fudged”) batch of caramels made on February 14, 1886—hence the name “fudge.”

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Georgia is the #1 peanut producing state.

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The most popular American fudge flavor is chocolate.

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The average peanut farm is 100 acres.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.


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November 20th is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day!

Posted on November 20, 2017

High-res version

Here are today’s five things to know about Peanut Butter Fudge:

Fudge was invented in the United States more than 100 years ago.

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The exact origin is disputed, but most stories claim that the first batch of fudge resulted from a bungled (“fudged”) batch of caramels made on February 14, 1886—hence the name “fudge.”

giphy40

Georgia is the #1 peanut producing state.

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The most popular American fudge flavor is chocolate.

 

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The average peanut farm is 100 acres.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

 

1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.


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November 20th is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day!

Posted on November 20, 2016

High-res version

Here are today’s five things to know about Peanut Butter Fudge:

Fudge was invented in the United States more than 100 years ago.

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The exact origin is disputed, but most stories claim that the first batch of fudge resulted from a bungled (“fudged”) batch of caramels made on February 14, 1886—hence the name “fudge.”

giphy40

Georgia is the #1 peanut producing state.

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The most popular American fudge flavor is chocolate.

 

giphy41

 

The average peanut farm is 100 acres.

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Today’s Food History

on this day in…

 

1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.

November 20 is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Posted on November 20, 2015

Here are today’s five thing to know about Peanut Butter:

  1. It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
  2. There are enough peanuts in one acre to make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.
  3. By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.
  4. Peanut butter was first introduced to the USA in 1904 at the Universal Exposition in St. Louis by C.H. Sumner, who sold $705.11 of the “new treat” at his concession stand.
  5. Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, a physician wanting to help patients eat more plant-based protein, patented his procedure for making peanut butter in 1895.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
  • 1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
  • 1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
  • 2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.

 


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National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Posted on November 20, 2013

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National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Five Food Finds about Peanut Butter

  •  Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.
  • Grand Saline, TX holds the title for the world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich weighing in at 1,342 pounds. Grand Saline outweighed Oklahoma City’s 900 pounds peanut butter and jelly sandwich in November 2010. Oklahoma City, OK had been the reigning champ since September 7, 2002.
  • Astronaut Allen B. Sheppard brought a peanut with him to the moon.
  • Tom Miller pushed a peanut to the top of Pike’s Peak (14,100 feet) using his nose in 4 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes and 3 seconds.
  • Adrian Finch of Australia holds the Guinness World Record for peanut throwing, launching the lovable legume 111 feet and 10 inches in 1999 to claim the record.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.

November 20 – National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Posted on November 20, 2012

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National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Five Food Finds about Peanut Butter

  •  Two peanut farmers have been elected president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter.
  • Grand Saline, TX holds the title for the world’s largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich weighing in at 1,342 pounds. Grand Saline outweighed Oklahoma City’s 900 pounds peanut butter and jelly sandwich in November 2010. Oklahoma City, OK had been the reigning champ since September 7, 2002.
  • Astronaut Allen B. Sheppard brought a peanut with him to the moon.
  • Tom Miller pushed a peanut to the top of Pike’s Peak (14,100 feet) using his nose in 4 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes and 3 seconds.
  • Adrian Finch of Australia holds the Guinness World Record for peanut throwing, launching the lovable legume 111 feet and 10 inches in 1999 to claim the record.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.

November 20 – Today’s Food History

Posted on November 20, 2011

 National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
  • 1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
  • 1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
  • 2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.

  

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