National Hamburger Day- Lets Talk Toppings

        To honor this important day, I decided to find out how Americans like their burgers. According to a survey conducted by YouGov.com in May 2020, the number one topping is cheese. Here’s a list of the top ten: Cheese- 74% Ketchup- 65% Lettuce- 64% Tomatoes- 58% Onions- 57% Pickles- 54% Mustard-…

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April Fool’s Day Book Give-Away

I’m going to give away a copy of There’s No Ham in Hamburgers: Facts and Folklore About My Favorite Foods today. Seriously. This is NO joke. Someone is going to get a free signed book from me and a bookmark. But you’ll have to read all the way to the bottom to find out how…

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National Potato Chip Day

  Since March is Women’s History Month and today is National Potato Chip Day, I want to tell you about the amazing businesswoman and entrepreneur, Laura Scudder (1881-1959). Scudder started her potato chip company in 1926 because her husband couldn’t work anymore after a car he was repairing, fell on him. It was up to…

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The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Spotted!

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was on campus at the University of Alabama this week and my daughter Josie got a selfie with it!! You know she’s smiling under that mask. How can anyone NOT smile when they see the Wienermobile? According to Oscarmeyer.com, the first Wienermobile appeared on the streets of Chicago in 1936. Oscar…

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