November 7th is National Chocolate Almonds Day!

November 7, 2017 at 6:21 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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Happy National Chocolate Almonds Day!

#NationalChocoateAlmondsDay


Here are today’s five food things to know about chocolate almonds:

Almonds are in the peach family. Seriously, the pits DO look similar:

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Americans collectively eat about 100 pounds of chocolate every second.

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Raw almonds are best for you!

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Chocolate business matters was the reason Milton Hershey cancelled his Titanic trip last minute.

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Eating dark chocolate reduces the risk of heart disease.

Today’s Food History

  • 1857 H.N. Wadsworth received the first American toothbrush patent.
  • 1872 The ‘Mary Celeste’ sailed for Genoa from New York with a cargo of 1700 barrels of alcoholic spirits. The ship was found abandoned near the Azores, the captain, his wife and daughter and 7 crewmen missing, and no sign of violence. The captain, his family and the crew were never seen again.
  • 1913 Alfred Russel Wallace died. Wallace was a British naturalist who developed a theory of natural selection…

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