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THE FOOD REFERENCE NEWSLETTER
NOVEMBER 22, 2002     Vol 3 #39   ISSN 1535-5659
 
   IN THIS ISSUE

    =>  Website News
    =>  Quotes and Trivia
    =>  Website of the Week
    =>  Food Trivia Quiz
    =>  Readers questions
    =>  Ancient & Classic Recipes
    =>  This Weeks Calendar
    =>  Did you know?
    =>  Who's Who in the Culinary Arts
    =>  Favorite Thanksgiving recipe
    =>  Subscribe/Unsubscribe information
    =>  General information and Copyright

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 WEBSITE NEWS     http://www.foodreference.com
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I HOPE ALL OF YOU HAVE A VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

CHECK THE WEBSITE DAILY - Daily Culinary Quote, Daily Trivia,
Today in Food History, and other interesting culinary facts.

I have added a Search Engine to the website, powered by Google.com
You MUST remember to check the box to search foodreference.com
to search the website and not the whole internet.

I have added a lot of new recipes and expanded the Who's Who this week. Also added quite a few cooking tips & trivia items.


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 QUOTE
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"Heaped on the floor were turkeys, geese, game, poultry, brawn, great joints of meat, sucking pigs, long wreaths of sausages, mince-pies, plum-puddings, bartrels of oysters, re-hot chestnuts, cherry-cheeked apples, juicy oranges, luscious pears, immense twelfth-cakes, and seething bowls of punch that made the chamber dim with their delicious steam."
Charles Dickens (1812-1870),A Christmas Carol (1843)


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 TRIVIA
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The top five most popular ways to serve leftover Thanksgiving turkey are: Sandwich, Soup or Stew, Casserole, Stir-fry, and Salad.


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 THIS WEEK'S WEBSITE OF THE WEEK:
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FunkyMunky, arguably the most comprehensive site of Traditional South African recipes on the web!
Browse the different categories for a dish for that special occasion or to add your suggestion to the unique Elephant Stew recipe!
http://www.funkymunky.co.za/funkymunky/


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 FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ
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The Food Trivia Quizzes are now moved to their own separate section after the newsletter is e-mailed. Check the Navigation Bar at the top of the page.


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 TRIVIA
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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are more than 2 million restaurant servers in the U.S.


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 FOOD REFERENCE WEBSITE RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
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http://www.foodreference.com/html/culinary_art___food_posters.html


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 ANCIENT & CLASSIC RECIPES
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The Inglenook Cook Book (1906)
DEWEY POTATO CAKES
Take 2 cups of cold mashed potatoes, the well-beaten yolks of 2 eggs, season with salt, pepper, and a very little nutmeg.  Mix well together, make into round cakes, roll in flour, fry in butter, turning carefully; beat the whites of the eggs to a stiff froth and spread on top of each cake.  Bake a delicate brown.
Sister Mary E. Whitney, Kearney, Nebr.


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"I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country.....The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America."
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)


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 TRIVIA
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When KFC first translated its advertising slogan "finger lickin' good" into Chinese, it came out as "eat your fingers off."


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 SOFTWARE FROM THE FOOD REFERENCE WEBSITE
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A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT!
The Food Reference DATES IN CULINARY HISTORY CD contains over 2,000 food dates and events listings. Use year after year, an excellent reference for students, teachers, writers and chefs.
CLICK THIS LINK FOR ORDERING INFORMATION
http://www.foodreference.com/html/cdfoodrcalendar.html


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 DID YOU KNOW?
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Most of the world’s cranberries are cultivated on 37,000 acres in just five states: Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington.


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 WHO'S WHO IN THE CULINARY ARTS
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Apicius(1st century AD)
The world's oldest surviving cookbook, De Re Coquinaria ("On Cookery"), is attributed to the 1st century Roman,  Apicius.


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 FAVORITE THANKSGIVING RECIPES
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CRANBERRY RELISH COMPOTE

2       Pounds   Fresh Cranberries -- whole
1       Each     Orange -- peeled and seeded
1/2     Whole    Orange With Peel -- seeded
1/2     Whole    Lemon With Peel -- seeded

10      Ounces   Granulated Sugar
1 3/4   Ounces   Orange Curacau

Wash and pick over Cranberries, then grind cranberries, oranges & lemons in meat grinder.
*Catch excess juice and save.

Mix in Sugar & Orange Curacau thoroughly.
Add more * juice if needed.
Refrigerate for at least 12 hours before using.


Here is a link to a new page of Turkey tips on the website
http://www.foodreference.com/html/tturkey.html

 Email your recipe requests, food info or history
 questions to me at [email protected]
  

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 TRIVIA  
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The first cranberry sauce was marketed in 1912.


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 QUOTE
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How to thaw a frozen turkey: "Blow in it's ear."
Johnny Carson


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 TRIVIA
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Cranberry juice was first made by American settlers in 1683.


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 QUOTE
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"Turkey is undoubtedly one of the best gifts that the New World has made to the Old."
Jean-Antheleme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)


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