FOOD, EVENTS, AND A LITTLE HELL RAISING
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Friday, January 21, 2011
DID YOU KNOW?
was invented by Daniel Peter, who sold the concept to his neighbor Henri Nestlé
Three quarters of fish caught are eaten – the rest is used to make things such as glue, soap, margarine and fertilizer.
To make one kilo of honey
have to visit 4 million flowers, traveling a distance equal to 4 times around the earth
opener was invented 48 years after cans were introduced
In the Middle Ages, sugar was a treasured luxury costing 9 times as much as milk.
Over 90% of all fish caught are caught in the northern hemisphere
The tea bag was introduced in 1908 by Thomas Sullivan of New York.
There are more than 10,000 varieties of tomatoes
Approximately one billion
are served in restaurants annually
Maria Ann Smith introduced the Granny Smith apple in 1838
The tall chef’s hat is called a toque
Annually, France exports some 140 million bottles of champagne but keep 180 million bottles for local consumption
China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year. 25 million trees are chopped down to make ‘em sticks
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January 24, 2011 at 5:59 AM
I love a good "tea bag" reference!
January 25, 2011 at 4:13 PM
ur no longer the sole follower.......wise up tea bag.
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