Food Fun and Facts - Unusual Fun Facts about Food and Culinary History

Fun Food Facts - Food History and Trivia !

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Food History
Information about Food Lore and History from Food Fun and Facts

Food Timeline
Interesting food time line on the introduction of certain foods in America

Cape Cod Local Food Prices
Every Wonder about Cape Cod and food prices at the grocery stores?

Food Trivia
Food Fun and Food Facts from Food Fun and Facts

Take the Fun Personality Test
Silly Old Test of your Personality!

Food History Sites
Good information on food history from these Culinary History sites

The Shelf Life of Food
How Long should you store food items?

Fun Recipe for Kitty Litter Cake Great Cake for Halloween! Kids and Adults love this fun cake!

Every wonder how to prepare wild duck?
Relatively Easy Method of Cooking Wild Duck!
Plucking the feathers is the time consuming part!




Funny Emperor Eating Grapes
Food Trivia About Famous People:

• As code: Benito Mussolini used the phrase “we’re making spaghetti” to inform his wife if he’d be (illegally) dueling later that day.

• As superstition: Baseball star Wade Boggs credited his on-field success to eating chicken before nearly every game.
• In service to country: President Thomas Jefferson, America’s original foodie, introduced eggplant to the United States and wrote down the nation’s first recipe for ice cream.

From Emperor Nero to Bette Davis, Babe Ruth to Barack Obama, the bite-size tidbits in What the Great Ate will whet your appetite for tantalizing food trivia.

The above is from the book, What the Great Ate, by Matthew and Mark Jacob . A bountiful sampling of the peculiar culinary likes, dislikes, habits, and attitudes of famous—and often notorious—figures throughout history.
What the Great Ate:
A Curious History of Food and Fame




Photo of Little Girl Making Cookies

Kids in the Kitchen
Tips for children learning how to cook

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Fun Recipe for making homemade butter!

100 Year Old Recipe for Wedding Cake
Try a wedding cake recipe that Brides used over 100 years ago


Kids Fun Food Coloring Pages
Printable Coloring Fun for Kids


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Some Curious Food Facts

Did you know?

The term "hot dog" is believed to have been coined during a baseball game between the Yankees and the Giants in 1901?

Calzones get their name from their less-than-glamorous looks: calzone means "trouser leg" or "drooping sack" in Italian?

The word "salary" comes from Roman soldiers being paid their wages in salt?

Shrimp cocktail became popular in the 1920s as a safe way of "having a cocktail" during Prohibition?

The Cobb salad was invented by Robert H. Cobb-founder of the Brown Derby restaurant chains-who threw the salad together for Sidney Grauman-owner of the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood-as a midnight snack based on ingredients in his refrigerator?

In What Caesar Did For My Salad, historian Albert Jack offers a fascinating look at the unexpected stories, creators, and bizarre origins behind the world's most beloved dishes.

Who was Margherita, for instance, and why was the world's most famous pizza named after her?

Why do we call our favorite kinds of coffee espresso or cappuccino?

Did medieval Turkish soldiers really invent the kebab by threading bits of meat on to their swords and balancing them on top of their campfires?

What exactly does horseradish sauce have to do with our equine friends?

From your morning eggs to America's favorite pies, fries, and martinis, you'll never look at your kitchen pantry or refrigerator in the same light again.
What Caesar Did for My Salad:
The Curious Stories Behind Our Favorite Foods


What's on the Menu Today?

Allergy Recipes
Sugar Free, Milk Free and Wheat Free Recipes

Army Air Corp Photos WWII
World War 2 Photos of B17's and Information about the Army Air Corp

Baking Tips
Tips and Hints on Baking, Candy Making and Cooking

Beverages
Recipes for all types of drinks
Include Old Remedy for curing drinking too much alcohol

Book Care and Repair
Learn how to clean and repair books

Children's Recipes
Easy Kids Recipes to Make with your Kids

Chinese New Year
Information about Chinese New Year and Chinese New Year Recipes

Christmas Entertaining Recipes
Christmas Recipes, Menu's for Christmas and Information for Entertaining at Christmas

Cookbook Reviews
Read reviews on Cookbooks published in the past ten years

Cooking and Food Links

Great Foodie Sites and Related Food and Cooking sites

Cooking for a Large Group
Recipes and Informaton on Cooking for groups of 25-100 People

Cooking Tips
More Cooking and Baking Tips and Hints from Food Fun and Facts

Creative Holiday Cooking
Learn how to entertain and cook for fancy holiday affairs





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Culinary History
History of Food and Food History Time Line

Easter Information and Recipes

Easter Fun-Easter Recipes,Information and Entertaining on Easter for Kids and Adults

Easy Recipes

Economical and Easy Tried and True Recipes

Entertaining Tips and Recipes
More Tips on Entertaining at home

Fun with Food
Fun with Food ,Fun Facts and Food Games

Food Trivia
Great Fun with Food Trivia and Food Trivia Games

Halloween Fun
Recipes for Halloween and Halloween Fun Ideas

Herbal Remedies
Old Time Herbal Remedies for Home Use

Herbs and Spices
Information on how to use herbs and spices

Household Hints
Must Have Household Hints and Cleaning Tips for the Entire Family

Kids Crafts and Recipes
Easy Children's Crafts for Kids

Kids Links
Safe Educational Fun Sites for Kids of all ages

Memorial Day Information
Information about Memorial Day-What does Memorial Day Mean?

Nineteenth Century American Women
Information, Recipes, Household Hitns, and Books about 19th Century American Women and Families

Nineteenth Century Advertising

Old Advertising information including Trade Cards and Links to Good Books about collecting old advertisment items

Nutrition
Nutrition for the whole Family-Calories, Vitamins, Minerals and Diet informaton

Parenting Tips
Tips for Parents of Kids of all ages

Pet Goodies for Dogs & Cats
Make Your Own Dog and Cat Food, plus Dog and Cat Care and Fun with Pets

Recipes from the 1800's
100 Year Old Recipes and Household Hints for you to try

Sewing Tips

Helpful Sewing and Knitting Tips for the beginning sewer


Thanksgiving Recipes
Thanksgiving recipes, menu's and Thanksgiving Information and Entertaining

Wine and Beer Information
Beer And Wine Recipes & games plus tips on making and buying wine and beer





How to Buy Lobster
Tips on how to buy a live lobster from the fish market




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