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                 THE FOODREFERENCE NEWSLETTER
       Food History, Trivia, Quotes, Humor, Poetry, Recipes
                June 10, 2001     Vol 2 # 22
         James T. Ehler, Editor, [email protected]
                 http://www.foodreference.com
     
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   IN THIS ISSUE
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    =>  Sponsorship Notice
    =>  Quotes and Trivia
    =>  Website News
    =>  Ancient & Classic Recipes
    =>  Food Trivia Question: What Am I?
    =>  This Weeks Calendar
    =>  Did you know?
    =>  Feedback from visitors
    =>  Requested Recipes
    =>  Answer to Food Trivia Question
    =>  Culinary Crossword Puzzle
    =>  Subscribe/Unsubscribe information

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 TRIVIA
The highest concentration of vitamin C in tomatoes is in the
jelly-like substance around the seeds.

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 ANCIENT & CLASSIC RECIPES
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Egg-cake made with milk
Apicius (1st century AD)

Take four eggs, a half-pint of milk, a cup of oil, and so mix
them that they make one body. Throw a little oil into a thin
pan, make it boil, and pour in your preparation. When it has
cooked on one side, turn it onto a dish, moisten with honey,
sprinkle with pepper, and serve.

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 QUOTE
"Eating is touch carried to the bitter end."
Samuel Butler (19th century British author)

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 TRIVIA
The Chinese have known the medicinal properties of fermented
products for thousands of years. They have been using moldy
soybean curds to treat skin infections 3000 years ago.

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 FOOD TRIVIA QUESTION: WHAT AM I?
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 RECIPES
New recipes posted this week on the website.
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 QUOTE
"Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count
all the apples in one seed."
Robert Schuller, evangelist
How to Be an Extraordinary Person in an Ordinary World

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 TRIVIA
Andrew Jackson, American General and 7th President asked his
cook to prepare lunch. The cook had been drinking corn whiskey
the night before, and his eyes were red. General Jackson told
him to fix him some country ham with gravy as red as the cook's
eyes. Others overheard this, and ham gravy became known as
Red Eye Gravy from then on.

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 THIS WEEKS CALENDAR
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JUNE 11
King Kamehameha I Day, Hawaiian state holiday
June 11 - 17 National Little League Baseball Week
Birthdays: 1864 Jacques Cousteau, French undersea explorer
           1880 Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to Congress

JUNE 12
1979 First Man-Powered flight across English Channel
     Bryan Allen pedaled the Gossamer Albatross 22 miles
Birthdays: 1924 George W. Bush, 41st U.S. president

JUNE 13
June 13 - 20 National Hermit Week
Birthdays: 1865 William Butler Yeats, Irish poet & dramatist

JUNE 14
Japan - Rice Planting Festival
1777 Anniversary of Stars and Stripes - Flag Day
1922 Warren G. Harding 1st president to broadcast on radio
1623 First U.S. Breach of Promise Suit
Birthdays: 1811 Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer
           1820 John Bartlett (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)
           1951 UNIVAC, first commercial computer

JUNE 15
Delmarva Chicken Festival, Pocomoke City, Maryland
1215 Magna Carta Day
Birthdays: 1937 Waylon Jennings, singer

JUNE 16
Stewart's Root Beer Day
Birthdays: 1890 Stan Laurel, comedian

JUNE 17
Father's Day
Iceland Independence Day
Birthdays: 1917 Dean Martin, singer, actor
           1882 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer

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"Playwrights are like men who have been dining for a month in
an Indian restaurant. After eating curry night after night,
they deny the existence of asparagus."
Peter Ustinov (1962)

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 DID YOU KNOW?
Pineapples most likely originated in Brazil, but there are no
known native or wild pineapples known today, They are probably
a cultivated species that developed under conditions of
artificial selection.

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What an inspiring site. The passion for culinary art and food
is very apparent.I have seen most sites out their and yours is
truly creative and insightful.
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 QUOTE
"An egg is always an adventure; the next one may be different."
Oscar Wilde

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 TRIVIA  
The record for shucking oysters is held by Frenchman Marcel
Lesoille, who shucked 2,064 oysters in one hour. (1/25/1999)

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