April 18, 2012 at 8:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

National Animal Crackers Day

Five Food Finds about Animal Crackers

  • The famous Barnum’s animal crackers box was originally a Christmas ornament hung by a string.  The string can still be found on boxes.
  • A box of Animal Crackers sold for 5 cents in 1902.
  • Animal Crackers originated in England where they were known as animal biscuits.
  • 54 different animals have been created as animal crackers. The most popular brand, Barnum’s Animal Crackers, has featured 37 different animals since 1902.
  • The most recent addition to the Barnum’s animal crackers is the Koala bear.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1834 William Lamb became prime minister of England. (I know it’s a stretch, but his name is Lamb!).

1904 ‘Pigmeat’ Markham was born. American actor, comedian. (“Here comes the Judge.”).

1906 San Francisco was hit by a devastating earthquake at 5:12 a.m.

1907 The Fairmont hotel reopened in San…

View original post 25 more words

Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

FlavorSlut

A playful food blog without the life story.

D'Agostino Pasta

Pasta handmade in Louisiana using old world techniques since 1926

Initiate Wellness

No more fad diets, eat right to feel good & love who you are! Mind - Body - Spirit

Recipes for All

we serve the flavors!

Ellie Bleu

Mediterranean recipes from a writer’s point of view.

Shelter and Plates

I can't wait for this blog to be irrelevant

Lisa Wlod

Healthy Meals in Under 20 Minutes

Practically Homemade

Simple recipes for everyday families

Jen's Baking Adventures

Baking the World a Better Place

Archingle's Kitchen

People Who Love To Eat Are Always The Best People

FoodTokWithSherin

Let's talk food!!!

#WaniCanCook

#wanicancook and now you can too!

naturalhealthconsciouslivingcom.wordpress.com/

Ushering forth the spirit of universal love + harmony. We are all on our own path of self discovery + enlightenment. Inspiring transformation.

Presley

rock n roll unicorn

Galley Cooking

Recipes for Two Plus More

Cashews & Quinoa

Dietitian Approved Vegan Recipes

healthienut - Easy to follow plant-based recipes

A guide to help you become healthier and happier

Cory Cooks

Unprofessional Cook | Professional Eater

ginger & chorizo

Macau | London | Berlin

%d bloggers like this: