Food Calendar

What's happening when and where in the world of food.

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  • food day iconLemon Juice Day (Today)
    Only sour pusses would let this day go by without celebrating it. Have something with lemon juice in it -- a glass of lemonade, tea with lemon, lemon bread, a muffin with Lemon Curd spread on it, or a meal with lemon juice in it.
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    You don't have to go camping to go celebrate today. Perhaps you have a gas stove, or a barbeque, or a neighbour who does, and it's even possible to toast a marshmallow over an electric burner.
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    Mix up your own Trail Mix, or buy it already mixed. Eat it straight up, or find a muffin or quick-bread recipe that you can bake it into.
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    Carnation Evaporated Milk first rolled off the production line in Kent, Washington State, USA on this day, 6th September, in 1899. You might be interested in brushing up on your terms and history today.
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    The patent for the first hand-cranked freezer was awarded to Nancy M. Johnson of Philadelphia on this day in 1843.
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    So closely are Hot Cross Buns associated with Easter, and in particular, Good Friday, that at first blush you're quite tempted to think why would you want Hot Cross Buns in September? It appears, though, that some people so love them that they squeal with delight at learning they can have them again, only a short 5 months or so after Easter, when normally you have to wait a whole year to have them again. Now, you can usually find some grocery store bakery somewhere that sells them just about year round, Even if you can't find them in your area today, you can learn all about their history, fin
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    Not every apple is so lucky as to have its own official birthday, but this one does. The Empire Apple apple was developed in New York State (the Empire State) at Cornell's Experimental Station in Geneva, NY over two decades of selective breeding.
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Food Calendar

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A calendar tracking what happens when in the world of food.
  • food day iconLemon Juice Day (Today)
    Only sour pusses would let this day go by without celebrating it. Have something with lemon juice in it -- a glass of lemonade, tea with lemon, lemon bread, a muffin with Lemon Curd spread on it, or a meal with lemon juice in it.

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