FOOD HOLIDAY: The History Of Chocolate Milk For National Chocolate Milk Day

It’s National Chocolate Milk Day. We spent two days last week at a trade show that focused on natural and healthy products. Among the many aloe and coconut water brands, we tried alternative types of chocolate milk: almond milk (Almond Breeze), soy milk (Silk), rice milk (Rice Dream), hemp milk (Living Harvest), coconut milk (So…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Chocolate Milkshake Day

Celebrate with a chocolate milkshake. Photo courtesy Cherry Marketing Institute.   Today we know a “milkshake” as a cold beverage made from milk, ice cream and often, syrup, served in a tall, fluted glass with a straw (the classic milkshake glass is known as a Y glass). Some establishments top the drink with whipped cream…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Chop Suey Day (What Is Chop Suey?)

Many people refer to chop suey as a Chinese-American invention, like fortune cookies. But that’s a myth that keeps getting perpetuated.   CHOP SUEY HISTORY There are several myths about how chop suey was invented in the U.S. Chop Suey is actually is a prominent dish in Taishan, in the Guangdong province of southeast China.…
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FOOD HOLIDAY & RECIPE: Sweet And Sour Mix Recipe For A Whiskey Sour

[1] You can make a whiskey sour with or without egg whites, for a foamy top (photo © Lognetic | Fotolia). [2] With egg whites, the foamy drink is called a Boston Sour (photo © Lognetic | Fotolia). [3] The classic Whiskey Sour garnish is half an orange wheel and a maraschino cherry (photo courtesy…
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