National Cheese Soufflé Day
Food Facts on Cheese Soufflés
- To make a great a soufflé you must beat the egg whites into stiff white consistency and carefully fold them into the sauce, keeping as much air in the mixture as possible.
- Cheese is added to make a cheese soufflé, you can add different ingredients like chocolate to make a different types of soufflés.
- Savory soufflé’ are often too light for a main course, but add chicken and spinach and it turns into a main course.
- The secret to success is making sure your timing is just right. Time the soufflé to go into the oven as you sit down for your first course.
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National Chocolate Chip Day
Food Facts on Chocolate Chips
Chocolate chips are tiny teardrop-shaped morsels of chocolate.
American consumer over 7 billion chocolate chips annually.
Chocolate chips can be used in brownies, pancakes, muffins or cookies or just scarf them by the handful straight from the bag.
Today, 25% of all the cookies baked in the United States are chocolate chip!
In the 1930′s the Chocolate chip cookie was discovered, by Ruth Graves Wakefield at her Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts.
The term “Toll House” is legally a generic word for chocolate chip cookie.
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