October 6 – National Noodle Day

National Noodle Day

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Food Facts on Noodles

  • A type of staple food made from some type of unleavened dough, which is rolled flat and cut into one of a variety of shapes.
  • While long, thin strips may be the most common, many varieties of noodles are cut into waves, helices, tubes, strings, or shells, folded over, or cut into other shapes.
  • Noodles are usually cooked in boiling water, sometimes with cooking oil or salt.
  • Noodles are often served with an accompanying sauce or in a soup.
  • In American English usage, the word “noodle” is an inclusive term that denotes flour paste products in various shapes.

October 4 – National Vodka Day

National Vodka Day 

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Facts on Vodka 

One could go on about Vodka for ever, but will spare you with the highlights and share my favorite Vodka drink. It is served chilled, served up, with a dash a Peppadew® juice, and a Red Peppadew® Pepper. Cheers to the PeppaTini!

October 2 – National Scallops Day

National Scallops Day

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Food Facts on Scallops 

  • Scallops are typically two to five inches in size and can swim by rapidly opening and closing their shells.
  • The muscle used for this activity is the only part of the animal that we eat.
  • Scallops are a highly prized seafood delicacy, known for their delectable taste and the variety of ways in which they can be prepared.
  • Scallops are found in all of the world’s oceans.
  • Scallops that are without any additives are called “dry packed”, scallops that are treated with sodium tripolyphosphate are called “wet packed”.