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"Condensed milk is wonderful. I don't see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans."

-- Fred Allen (American comedian. 31 May 1894 - 17 March 1956)

Food Calendar

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A calendar tracking what happens when in the world of food.
  • food day iconChocolate Chip Day (Today)
    Some people say Chocolate Chip Day is 15th May. But the the National Confectioners Association of America says 4 August, and in 2005, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Atlanta backed them up by celebrating it on this day.
  • food day iconEgton Bridge Gooseberry Show (Today)
    The Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show is held the first Tuesday of every August (between 1st and 7th August) at Egton Bridge, North Yorkshire, England. They hold a contest to determine who has produced the biggest gooseberry by weight.
  • food day iconJohn Tradescant Birthday (Today)
    On this day in 1608, John Tradescant the younger was born in England. He's called the "younger" to distinguish him from his father (1570-1638), who shared both the same name and same profession, namely that of gardener.

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