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National Peach Pie Day

Five Food Finds about Peaches

  • Did you know?  Peaches were once known as Persian apples.
  • “You’re a real peach” originated from the tradition of giving a peach to the friend you liked.
  • Peaches were mentioned as early as 79 A.D. in literature.
  • Most peaches are cultivated by grafting different combinations of rootstocks to scions.
  • There are over 700 varieties of peaches-some Chinese varieties are even flat like hockey pucks!

Today’s Food History

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79 R.I.P. Pliny The Elder. A Roman scholar and naturalist, he was the author of the 37 volume ‘Historia Naturalis’ (Natural History). This was a compilation of thousands of ancient books by hundreds of authors. It is an invaluable record of ancient theories on countless scientific subjects.

1853 The month and day are uncertain, but the year is correct. Native American Chef George Crum invented potato chips at Moon’s Lake House in…

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