September 29 – National Coffee Day

 National Coffee Day

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Facts on Coffee 

  • Coffee is a brewed beverage with a strong flavor prepared from the roasted seeds of the coffee plant.
  • The busiest time to get a caffeine buzz during the week is 8 a.m., 10 a.m. on the weekends.
  • Daily coffee drinkers in the U.S. daily total 100 million, which is approximately 85% of American adults.
  • The annual money spent on specialty coffee in the U.S. 18 million dollars.
  • The percent of Coffee drinkers who add cream and/or sugar to their coffee is 65%.

September 26 – National Pancake Day

National Pancake Day

pancakes

Food Facts on Pancakes

  • Pancake batter consists of flour, eggs, and milk and, in some cases, a leavening agent.
  • The Pancake batter is beaten, left to rest and then poured in batches onto a hot griddle or pan.
  • You flip a pancake, when bubbles start forming on the uncooked side.
  • Common ingredients added to pancakes are fruit, nuts, chocolate chips and even granola. They are topped with butter and syrup.
  • William Shakespeare was a flapjack fan. He mentions pancakes in two of his plays

September 25 – National Crab Newburgh Day

National Crab Newburgh Day

crab

Food Facts on Crab Newburgh

  • Crab Newburgh is prepared with one or all of these cooked shellfish (usually lobster, crab and shrimp).
  • Newburgh sauce is usually rich made with butter, cream egg yolks, sherry and seasonings
  • Newburgh can be tagged onto any dish topped with the luscious, buttery sauce.
  • The Newburgh sauce was created at New York City’s legendary Delmonico Restaurant and was named after a loyal patron.
  • Crabs are found in all of the world’s oceans and on land.