April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Day


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Interesting Food Facts about Grilled Cheese

  1. Grilled cheese sandwiches originally showed up in America during the roaring 20’s.
  2. It is said that grilled cheese was first served as an open-face sandwich.
  3. A grilled cheese sandwich is often accompanied by tomato soup, a southern delicacy!
  4. Grilled cheese sandwiches can be served with bacon , tomato, and various other additions.  It makes the meal much more filling.
  5. April is national grilled cheese sandwich month.  Be sure to celebrate heartily!

Fun Fact:

Today’s notion of the grilled cheese is commonly traced back to the 1920s, when the Iowa man considered “the father of sliced bread” invented a bread slicer that made distributing white bread easy and affordable.
In 2004, the online casino GoldenPalace.com paid $28,000 for a half-eaten grilled cheese with the likeness of the Virgin Mary depicted in the “burn” pattern.
In 2009, Los Angeles hosted the world’s first grilled cheese cooking…

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April 12 is National Licorice Day


#AFHN2014 – Licorice is good for you but eating too much can be harmful – be careful #chefs-tips

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Interesting Food Facts about Licorice

  1. The botanical name for licorice translates to “sweet root.”
  2. The licorice plant is actually a member of the pea family.
  3. Licorice gets its flavor from glycyrrhizic acid, a chemical 50x sweeter than sugar!
  4. This flavor is used in many products other than licorice candy, such as alcohol, tobacco, and of course food.
  5. Carbenoxolone, a compound derived from licorice root, may help slow the effects of aging on the brain.

Fun Fact:

Licorice helps relieve the pains that accompany certain types of ulcers, and it is good for the adrenal glands.

Licorice root is a botanical ingredient in modern Chinese medicines used to manage cancers. Current research conducted at Rutgers, the
State University of New Jersey, supports the use of licorice in the treatment of prostate and breast cancer.

 In Egypt the Pharaohs used liquorice to create a traditional drink called erqesos, which was consumed as a…

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` Activists Protest about the Food we Eat and is Fed to our children by Fast Food Outlets like Mac Donald's '


#AceFoodNews- MOSCOW – April 12 – When l saw this article l just had to post the fact that several Russian regions held protest actions against American fast food on Friday.

The protesters called for closing McDonald’s fast food restaurants In Russia and refrain from opening the new ones.

Anti-fast food pickets were set up in Vladimir, Krasnodar, Petrozavodsk and other cities across Russia.


MP proposes banning McDonald’s from Russia

“Any gastroenterologist would tell you that fast food is poisoning. It is necessary to close all McDonald’s restaurants in Russia so that our children do not get poisoned with fountain drinks and pickled cucumbers,” Valery Puzanov, a participant in the action in Vladimir, 200 kilometres to the east of Moscow, told ITAR-TASS.


US fast food company Burger King to open restaurants in Crimea

To demonstrate his hatred of the fast food, Puzanov went to a local McDonald’s restaurant, bought a children’s lunch, poured it out on a wax cloth and trampled it down with his feet.

“You have left Crimea – Get Out of Bryansk!”, “Down with American Fast Food!”, “Go Home!”, that was what anti-McDonald’s activists in Bryansk, a city located 379 kilometers southwest of Moscow, said as they demonstrated outside the local shopping mall.

In Ivanovo, a regional Duma deputy, Roman Yefremov, announced a contest for the best public action against McDonald’s.

He wants to call public attention to healthy food.

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