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May 21st is National Strawberries & Cream Day!

Posted on May 21, 2018

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Here are today’s five food finds about Strawberries:

 

  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.

 

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  • The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.

 

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  • Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.

 

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  • Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.

 

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  • In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.
Cold Strawberries Ice Sweet Dish Strawberry Cream

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1923 Delmonico’s Restaurant closed its doors, a victim of Prohibition. (Some sources list October 4, 1918).

1987 Archie Fairley Carr died. An American biologist and authority on turtles. His extensive studies and conservation efforts helped to increase turtle populations around the world.

2009 After months of numerous mechanical failures, a new recycling system was activated on the international space station. The new system recycles astronauts urine and sweat into drinking water.

May 21st is National Strawberries And Cream Day !

Posted on May 21, 2017

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Here are today’s five food finds about Strawberries:

 

  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.

 

strawberries_for_sale_at_mahabaleshwar

 

  • The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.

 

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  • Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.

 

1280px-strawberry_ice_cream_dessert

 

  • Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.

 

Strawberries Dessert Red Fruits Gluttony Fruit

 

  • In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.
Cold Strawberries Ice Sweet Dish Strawberry Cream

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1923 Delmonico’s Restaurant closed its doors, a victim of Prohibition. (Some sources list October 4, 1918).

1987 Archie Fairley Carr died. An American biologist and authority on turtles. His extensive studies and conservation efforts helped to increase turtle populations around the world.

2009 After months of numerous mechanical failures, a new recycling system was activated on the international space station. The new system recycles astronauts urine and sweat into drinking water.

May 21st is National Strawberries and Cream Days

Posted on May 21, 2016

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Five Food Finds about Strawberries

  1. Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
  2. The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.
  3. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.
  4. Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.
  5. In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.

 

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1923 Delmonico’s Restaurant closed its doors, a victim of Prohibition. (Some sources list October 4, 1918).

1987 Archie Fairley Carr died. An American biologist and authority on turtles. His extensive studies and conservation efforts helped to increase turtle populations around the world.

2009 After months of numerous mechanical failures, a new recycling system was activated on the international space station. The new system recycles astronauts urine and sweat into drinking water.

 

May 21 is National Strawberries and Cream Day

Posted on May 21, 2014

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Strawberries and cream is a traditional English dessert and afternoon tea snack,

a delicious and unique way of enjoying strawberries.

Celebrate the National Strawberries and Cream day on May 21th!

Did you know…

  1. Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
  2. The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.
  3. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.
  4. Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.
  5. In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1923 Delmonico’s Restaurant closed its doors, a victim of Prohibition. (Some sources list October 4, 1918).
  • 1987 R.I.P.  Archie Fairley Carr. An American biologist and authority on turtles. His extensive studies and conservation efforts helped to increase turtle populations around the world.
  • 2009 After months of numerous mechanical failures, a new recycling system was activated on the international space station. The new system recycles astronauts urine and sweat into drinking water.

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National Strawberries and Cream Day

Posted on May 21, 2013

National Strawberries and Cream Day

Five Food Finds about Strawberries

  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
  • The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.
  • Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.
  • Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.
  • In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1923 Delmonico’s Restaurant closed its doors, a victim of Prohibition. (Some sources list October 4, 1918).

1987 R.I.P.  Archie Fairley Carr. An American biologist and authority on turtles. His extensive studies and conservation efforts helped to increase turtle populations around the world.

2009 After months of numerous mechanical failures, a new recycling system was activated on the international space station. The new system recycles astronauts urine and sweat into drinking water.

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May 21 – National Strawberries and Cream Day

Posted on May 21, 2012

National Strawberries and Cream Day

Five Food Finds about Strawberries

  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
  • The ancient Romans believed that strawberries alleviated symptoms of melancholy, fainting, all inflammations, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, bad breath, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.
  • Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.
  • Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit.
  • In a test, subjects who ate nitrate rich foods like strawberries, before exercising burned 100 more calories than those who did not.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1923 Delmonico’s Restaurant closed its doors, a victim of Prohibition. (Some sources list October 4, 1918).

1987 R.I.P.  Archie Fairley Carr. An American biologist and authority on turtles. His extensive studies and conservation efforts helped to increase turtle populations around the world.

2009 After months of numerous mechanical failures, a new recycling system was activated on the international space station. The new system recycles astronauts urine and sweat into drinking water.

Some Material Used from FoodReference.com with Permission.

Strawberries

Posted on May 10, 2010

The garden strawberry is a common plant of the genus Fragaria which is cultivated worldwide for its fruit, the (common) strawberry. The fruit is widely appreciated, mainly for its characteristic aroma but also for its bright red color, and it is consumed in large quantities—either fresh, or in prepared foods such as preserves, fruit juice, pies, ice creams, milk shake, etc. Artificial strawberry aroma is also widely used in all sorts of industrialized food products. The garden strawberry was first bred in Brittany, France in 1740 via a cross of Fragaria virginiana from eastern North America , which was noted for its flavor, and Fragaria chiloensis from Chile and Argentina brought by Amédée-François Frézier, which was noted for its large size. Cultivars of Fragaria…

  

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