October 2, 2012 at 6:45 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

National Wild Farm Animals Day

Five Food Finds about Pigs

  • Pig insulin is used to control diabetes.
  • They are lean by nature, but are commonly overfed by their owners.
  • Pigs are the 5th most intelligent animal on earth behind man, monkeys, dolphins, and whales.  They can even problem solve!
  • They are the only mammal found in every part of the world.
  • Pigs are easier to train than dogs.  They can fetch your paper and even be potty trained.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1795 Robert Bakewell died. Bakewell was an agriculturalist who helped revolutionize cattle and sheep breeding in England. He obtained the best animals he could find and then worked with a closed herd, inbreeding only superior animals.

1908 The Model T Ford was introduced at a price of $825. Due to efficient mass production, by 1925 the price of a 2 door Model T was only…

View original post 202 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.

eat. run. southern.

a guide to food and health with a southern twist

Homemaker's Habitat

Homemade Food & Fun for Families

Nordic Violet

Food photography, easy recipes & magical slow life

Join Us, Pull up a Chair

Food, Wine, Family. Fun!

Sunup to Sundown

A practical guide to living a simple and competent lifestyle

Kara Lydon

The Foodie Dietitian

Healthy Goodies by Lucia

Healthy Recipes and Food Photography

smitten kitchen

Fearless cooking from a tiny NYC kitchen.

Texan Vegan

Whole Foods Plant Based: Beautiful, Healthful, Inspirational

Flavor Bible

Flavors from around the globe

Marina Makes

Homemade & Handmade

Slutty Martha Cooks!

Tie on that apron and grab those balls girls...meatballs that is!

The Farmers Wife

From our table to yours: a place to find easy recipes and the farm tales that go with them.

Lee’s Real Food

Back to the Basics in Cooking

%d bloggers like this: