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πŸ¦ƒ17 Random Facts About Thanksgiving πŸ¦ƒ

Posted by Bea Davis on Nov 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM


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Every year in November, family members gather around the table and give thanks while enjoying the traditional turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes etc.

In honor of Thanksgiving, Paris Gourmet has listed 17 random facts about this holiday. So make your plate and enjoy your meal and these random facts.

May you enjoy the holidays with family and friends.

πŸ¦ƒ In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday due to honoring Sarah Josepha Hale's ( she is known for writing the song "Mary had a little lamb") on going letters, requesting for 17 years that it should be a national holiday.

πŸ¦ƒ It has a rough history, but some U.S. Presidents pardon their turkey from being their dinner.

πŸ¦ƒ The average American eats around 16lbs of turkey per year.

πŸ¦ƒ In 1953 Swanson company had 260 tons of leftover frozen turkeys, so a salesman came up with the idea to make tv/ frozen dinners out of the leftovers

πŸ¦ƒ Cranberries are also known as "bounce berries" due to the method of tossing the cranberry in order to determine if it is ripe. So if your cranberry has a bounce, its ready to eat!

πŸ¦ƒ 60 million boxes of Stovetop's instant stuffing is sold each Thanksgiving

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πŸ¦ƒ The USDA states not to rinse your turkey in order to prevent harmful bacteria from spreading. As long as you cook the turkey to 165 degrees F, it will eliminate bacteria.

πŸ¦ƒ Minnesota produces the most turkeys in the U.S.

πŸ¦ƒ Only male turkeys can produce the "gobble" sound and it ca be heard from a mile away.

πŸ¦ƒ The tradition of football on Thanksgiving began in 1876 with a game between Yale and Princeton. In 1920 the NFL played their first game on the holiday.

πŸ¦ƒ Butterball answers over 100,000 questions about turkey and its cooking techniques every November and December. These questions can be answered via their Butterball Turkey Hotline

πŸ¦ƒ Apple pie is considered the most popular pie in the States.

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πŸ¦ƒ The average American consumes 3,000 - 5,000 calories at Thanksgiving dinner.

πŸ¦ƒ There are 4 towns in the U.S. named " Turkey". They are located in North Carolina, Texas, Arizona, and Louisiana.

πŸ¦ƒ There is a National Turkey Federation... it does exist!

πŸ¦ƒ In WW2, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was cancelled due to the war and the rubber from the balloons was used to supply the army.

πŸ¦ƒ The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade didn't even have balloons. Instead they featured animals from the Central Park Zoo.

πŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒ For more fun facts about Thanksgiving πŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒ

πŸ¦ƒ Mental Floss - 25 Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving

πŸ¦ƒ Mental Floss - 23 Thanksgiving Food Facts

πŸ¦ƒ Mental Floss - Debunking 18 Thanksgiving Myths

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πŸ¦ƒπŸ€£Addams Family Values (1993)- Wednesday's Revolt

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Simple Yet Substantial Sandwiches For Takeout

Posted by Bea Davis on Mar 17, 2020 6:10:15 PM

If you are a fan of the TV show Friends, then you would understand the character Joey Tribbiani and his love for not only food, but for sandwiches!

Joey Tribbiani- Friends


The sandwich is one of the most simple yet substantial items to make, eat, buy, and sell! The combination of ingredients is endless and is the least labor intensive and cheapest way to get more bang for your buck to satisfy anyone’s stomach! Have you ever eaten half a sandwich and saved the other half for later and when later comes around it tastes even better? Listed below are some great ingredients that we carry to make multiple delicious sandwiches. From our sliced madrange ham, to cornichons, to mustards, I am drooling and craving a sandwich as we speak!


Our Sandwich Ingredients Links:

Bon Patissier / Breads, Croissants and more!

Madison de Choix/ Cornichons, Oils, Red Roasted Peppers and more!

Madrange Ham/ An Authentic French Recipe Ham!

SV Cuisine Sous Vide/ From Chicken, Beef, Pork, and more!

Beurremont/ Sliced Cheese and Delicious Butter!

Want more ideas for great grab-and-go sandwiches? Download out Madrange Sandwich brochure below.

Download our free Madrange sandwich brochure

Topics: Frozen pastries, Bon Patissier, Oils, meats, Beurremont, condiments, cheese, croissant, Dechoix, sandwiches, madrange ham

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