Did You Know – Spam

Did you know there are over 10 varieties of canned Spam? I love spam and have made Spam Fried Rice, Spam & Cheese Sandwich and Air Fryer Spam. SPAM FRIED RICE SPAM AND CHEESE SANDWICH AIR FRIED SPAM There is a Spam Museum in Austin, MN where Spam originated and they even have virtual tours. Over 100 million pounds of […]

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Did You Know – Hershey Kisses

These delicious chocolate treats have been around since 1907 and were hand wrapped until 1921. Machines can wrap 1,300 chocolate kisses per minute with a paper flag that tells the flavor or filling inside. 80 million Hershey Kisses are made everyday with the machines making 20,000 per minute. It is believed they were named “Kisses” because when the machine releases […]

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Did You Know – Ketchup

Did you know Ketchup was once used as a medicine? In 1834, Dr. John Cooke Bennet added tomatoes to his concoction which was made with fish or mushrooms. The addition of the tomatoes added vitamins and antioxidants to the sauce. He claimed his recipe could cure Diarrhea, Indigestion, Jaundice and Rheumatism. He had his sauce made into an extract of […]

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Did You Know – Chips Ahoy Cookies

Did you know that America’s #1 best selling chocolate chip cookie was introduced in 1963? Nabisco said the name Chips Ahoy was inspired by an old marine warning, Ships Ahoy. Nabisco claimed they had 1,000 chocolate chips in every bag back in 1996, so a third grade class decided to count them. They came up with 680 chocolate chips and […]

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Did You Know – Shrimp

Image from http://www.unsplash.com The heart of a shrimp is located in its head and they have an open circulatory system, which means they have no arteries and their organs float directly in the blood. That black vein that runs along the back of the shrimp is an intestinal tract and does not taste very good. While shrimp can be cooked and […]

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Did You Know – M & M’s

Did you know M & M’s are named after the businessmen who created them, Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie, who apparently didn’t have the best relationship. Mars leveraged Murrie out of his 20% share of the business before it became the biggest-selling sweet in the US, bad luck on his part! http://www.InDianesKitchen.com Source: Cosmopolitan Image: Unsplash

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