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According to the California Strawberry Commission survey, the favorite fruits of kids ages 5-18 (2007): strawberries, bananas, apples, cherries, other.

America's favorite fruits in order are: (2008)
Strawberries, bananas, grapes, apples and oranges.

In a survey conducted in 1951 of the U.S. armed services, banana cream pie was the favorite dessert. Rice pudding was the least liked.

Ham and eggs are considered a typically American breakfast. Well, some sources reveal that this was also a favorite of Egyptians in 1500 B.C.

In countless surveys, Apple Pie has been chosen the favorite dessert in the United States. Apple pie has also been a favorite in England for hundreds of years.

Julekaka, Christmas Bread, is a favorite in Norway. It is a sweet yeast raised bread flavored with cardamom, citron and raisins.

Lemonade was a favorite of the Chinese Emperors.  Lemons made their way to the United States with the help of Catholic Missionaries and were planted in Arizona and California.

One of Mark Twains favorite meals was pan fried porterhouse steak with mushrooms and peas.

Rabbit was a favorite of of French monks, because they considered them fish and could eat them when abstinence from meat was called for.

The fig was used by the ancient Egyptians as long as 6,000 years ago.  They were a favorite of Cleopatra. They also grew in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.




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