September 18 – National Cheeseburger Day

National Cheeseburger Day

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Food Facts on Cheeseburgers

  • A cheeseburger is a hamburger topped with cheese.
  • The cheese is usually added to the cooking hamburger patty shortly before the patty is completely cooked which allows the cheese to melt.
  • Cheeseburgers are often served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mustard, mayonnaise, or ketchup.
  • The Cheeseburger dates back to the 1920’s
  • Cheeseburgers are a staple at restaurants and backyard celebrations all across the country.

September 17 – National Apple Dumpling Day

National Apple Dumpling Day

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Food Facts on Apple Dumplings

  • Apple dumplings are basically apple pie filling baked in pastry.
  • Apple dumplings are made with baking apples (Granny Smith), cored, sliced and cooked is brown sugar and butter.
  • Apple dumpling mixture is wrapped in a butter pastry, and sealed with egg wash or melted butter.
  • Apple dumplings may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, frying, or baking.
  • This traditional New England dessert is best served with a healthy scoop of ice cream.

September 10 – National TV Dinner Day

National TV Dinner Day

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Food Facts on TV Dinners

  • The original TV Dinner came in an aluminum tray and was heated in an oven.
  • A TV dinner is a prepackaged ready make meal and is usually frozen.
  • TV Dinners requires very little preparation and contains all the elements for a single-serving meal.
  • A TV Dinner usually consists of a cut of meat, usually beef or chicken, with a vegetable, such as peas, corn or a potato, and sometimes a dessert, such as a brownie or apple cobble
  • Most contemporary frozen food trays (TV Dinners) are now made of microwaveable material, usually plastic.