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National Gazpacho Day 2017 Quote of the Day: Food is our common ground, a universal experience. James Beard Today is National Gazpacho Day 2017! We are celebrating this tasty food holiday by soaking up the sights and sounds of its native origin – Seville, Spain. We also experimented making this delicious cold appetizer using one of The New York Times recommended recipes. This fun food sampling and review is noted below in our recipe section. Gazpacho Soup History The Gazpacho Soup is native to Seville Spain, the capital of Andalusia. This region is one of the hottest major metropolitan areas in the geographical Western Europe, with summer average high temperatures of above 35 °C (95 °F). This tidbit of information provided a clear understanding of the reasoning behind serving this appetizer ice cold rather than hot like a typical...

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Where’s the Beef? Chateaubriand Steak

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in Chateaubriand, Chateaubriand Steak, Chef TJ's Recipe, Cooking, Easy Recipes by Chef TJ, Food, Food & Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food History, France, Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, Great Chef's, History Today, Recipes, Roadtrips R Us, Today in Food History, Travel & Food Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Where’s the Beef? Chateaubriand Steak

Quote for Today:  Waiter:   How would you like your steaks cooked?  Pepper:  Oh, just knock its horns off, wipe its nasty ass, and chunk it right here on this plate.  Woody Harrelson “The Cowboy Way” (1994)   Today in Food History… On September 4th, 1768 Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand was born.  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 of his prosperous periods his household Chef Montmireil created a beef dish in his honor.  Even though it is not a mainstay on...

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Velveeta Lobster Mac N Cheese? I Don’t Think So!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Easy Recipes by Chef TJ, Food, History Today, Roadtrips R Us, Today in Food History, Travel & Food Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Velveeta Lobster Mac N Cheese? I Don’t Think So!

Quote for Today: See Velveeta, melts so creamy, it improves your tetrazini, when the cookbook calls for cheddar, make it with Velveeta it cooks better! Ad Campaign Today in food history Velveeta Cheese was introduced to America by Kraft Foods in 1928, at least that’s what I thought. Velveeta is a processed cheese and it was J. L. Kraft who first applied for an American patent for this method of cheese making in 1916. One source says, that processed cheese was first invented by Walter Gerber of Thun, Switzerland in 1916. And, there is where I got confused. Actually Velveeta was first made by Caleb Hommel of the Monroe Cheese Company in 1908. In 1923, the Velveeta Cheese Company was formed and eventually sold to Kraft Foods in 1927. Sorry Mr. Gerber, I think Caleb beat you by a...

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