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National Indian Pudding Day: Prepping for Thanksgiving!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, National Food Hoidays USA, national food holiday days, National Food Holidays History, national food holidays today, national food holidays usa, National Indian Pudding Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today’s Food Holiday, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Quote for Today: “What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself into the sunset.” Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior, and orator National Indian Pudding Day Today is National Indian Pudding Day. And, you can look elsewhere if you don’t want Native Americans to influence this holiday! For these are the undisputed facts! What is Indian Pudding? A North American version, known as corn mush or Indian mush, is in its simplest form corn meal cooked slowly in water until it thickens. Like grits or polenta, it may be eaten hot or left to cool and solidify, when slices of the cold pudding may then be fried. Native American Influence Indian pudding is a traditional New England dessert,...

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National Candy Corn Day 2017

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Halloween Candy, National Candy Corn Day, National Candy Corn Day 2017, national food holiday days, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net | 0 comments

Quote for Today: And all Halloween candy pales next to candy corn, if only because candy corn used to appear, like the Great Pumpkin, solely on Halloween. Rosecrans Baldwin National Candy Corn Day 2017 Today is National Candy Corn Day! Its most often found in the US and Canada primarily around Halloween. The three colors of the candy, a broad yellow end, a tapered orange center, and a pointed white tip mimic the appearance of kernels of corn. History of Candy Corn The original name of the candy was coined Chicken Feed. Kernel corn was a mainstay for rural chicken feed. The Wunderlee Candy Company (the 1800’s) was the first to introduce the candy. Following the 19th century, the Goelitz Confectionary Company (now called Jelly Belly) manufactured the product. The agriculture-inspired treats in the late 19th century were marketed...

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