July 12th is National Pecan Pie Day — Foodimentary – National Food Holidays

Five Food Finds about Pie: Approx. $700 million in pies (approx. 186 million units) are sold in grocery stores every year. Pumpkin pie was first introduced to the holiday table at the pilgrim’s second Thanksgiving in 1623. Pie was not always America’s favorite dessert – in the 19th Century, fruit pies were a common breakfast […]

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July 30th is National Cheesecake Day — Foodimentary – National Food Holidays

Five Food Finds about Cheesecake: Pennsylvania Dutch-style cheesecake uses a slightly tangy type of cheese with larger curds and less water content, called pot or farmer’s cheese. Philadelphia-style cheesecake is lighter in texture, yet richer in flavor than New York style cheesecake. Farmer’s cheese cheesecake is the contemporary implementation for the traditional use of baking […]

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