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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5

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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5   Quote of the Day: “Fondue isch guet und git e gueti Luune” “fondue is good and creates a good mood” Swiss Cheese   Union Slogan 1981 National Chocolate Fondue Day is celebrated in the United States on February 5. It brings to mind cozy gatherings where everyone gets to enjoy sweet stuff like cookies and cake or fruit dipped into delicious melted chocolate. Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker Chocolate Fondue History Chocolate fondue is considered a Swiss creation by many food writers. Fondue was first promoted to Americans at the Swiss Pavilion’s Alpine restaurant at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The origin of chocolate fondue in the United States is dated to the mid-1960s. Konrad Egli, a Swiss restaurateur, invented chocolate fondue as part of a promotion for Toblerone brand chocolate....

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Food Holidays: National Filet Mignon Day

Posted by on Aug 14, 2016 in Author Carolyn Bowen, Cross-Ties Book (New Edition) Carolyn Bowen, Food, Food Blog, Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, National Filet Mignon Day, Roadtrips R Us, Today in Food History | Comments Off on Food Holidays: National Filet Mignon Day

Quote of the Day: If wishes were filet mignon, we’d always eat well at dinner. Author Dean Koontz Today’s food holiday is National Filet Mignon Day. One of my favorite beef recipes is Chateaubriand Steak. It was named after Francois Rene de Chateaubriand (born 9-4-1768). Francois Rene de Chateaubriand living in a very volatile time in the history of France, especially for an aristocrat, Francois-Rene had his share of ups and downs including two terms of exile, one in America which inspired his first writings and the other in England living in extreme poverty. As a young man he was torn between the military and becoming a priest. How ironic it is that he became the founder of romanticism in French literature. During one Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand  prosperous periods in his household, Chef Montmireil created a beef dish in...

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