January 19 is National Popcorn Day

Popcorn is a great filling snack with lots of fiber. Consider adding a just little bit of your fave seasoning mix: Top Ramen packet, Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix, Steak & Shake Seasoning Salt, etc. with melted coconut oil on your popcorn for a unique homemade snack. Just remember to go easy on any flavorings or salt.

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Popcorn:

  1. Popcorn is the world’s most popular snack food.
  2. Popcorn is also the most profitable snack food, with over 1 thousand percent mark up.
  3. Evidence of popcorn from 3600 BCE was found in New Mexico and even earlier evidence dating to perhaps as early as 4700 BCE was found in Peru.
  4. Some popcorn has been found in early 1900s to be a purple color.
  5. At least six localities (all in the Midwestern United States) claim to be the “Popcorn Capital of the World”: Ridgway, Illinois; Valparaiso, Indiana; Van Buren, Indiana; Schaller, Iowa; Marion, Ohio; and North Loup, Nebraska.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1825 The first U.S. patent for food storage in cans was granted to Ezra Daggett & Thomas Kensett of New York City, after developing the process in 1819.(it took over 30 years to invent…

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  1. Thanks Terree, this is really good information.

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