FOOD HOLIDAY: Have A Fluffernutter Sandwich ~ It’s National Fluffernutter Day

Fluffernutter sandwiches require bread plus two fillings: peanut butter and marshmallow creme. Peanut butter was invented in 1890 but not mainstreamed in America until 1908 (see the history of peanut butter). Marshmallow, on the other hand, dates back to ancient Egypt, and marshmallow sauces were popular in the early 20th century (see marshmallow history). A…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Eating Persimmons

Not a tomato: it’s a Fuyu persimmon. Photo by J. Irkaejc | IST.   It’s a bright, glossy orange color, celebrating Halloween and fall. It’s nutritious, with almost 72% of the Daily Value of vitamin A (from all that beta carotene that makes it so orange), about 25% DV of fiber, more than 21% DV…
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