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1) London Broil is the name of a recipe or method of cooking; it is not the name of a cut of beef. The recipe first appeared in print in the U.S. in the early 1930's, and consisted of marinated flank steak, broiled or grilled and sliced thinly across the grain. Top round steak & chuck shoulder can also be used.
More Beef trivia

2) Cumin 'seeds' are actually the small dried fruits of the plant.
More Cumin facts

3) c) Campbell Soup Company sells more than 100 million cans of pork and beans a year.
More about Pork & Beans

4) There are over 400 different varieties of kiwifruit (Yangtao) in China where they have been used for over 700 years.
Article on Kiwifruit

5) e) Government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.
More interesting government regulations

6) They all hated garlic.
Garlic lovers

7) When flying at high altitudes, eyesight deteriorates because of a decrease of oxygen in the tissues. Eating candy, which contains glucose, counteracts these effects.
More candy trivia

8) "Cluck and grunt" is eggs and bacon.
More 'Lunch Counter Lingo'

9) Lima beans contain cyanide compounds, which is why many countries, including the U.S., restrict commercially grown varieties to those with very low cyanogen levels. The lima beans grown in Java and Burma have 20 to 30 times the concentration allowed in most Western countries. They must be cooked thoroughly to allow the hydrogen cyanide gas produced to be driven off.
More about dangerous foods

10) Today close to 90% of world production of apricots is in the U.S., most of that in California.
More about Apricots



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