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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Random Fact of the Day- 8.25.11

Facts about America's favorite breakfast foods:
  •  Eggs are about 105 degrees Fahrenheit when laid. (
  • Thanks to Canadian researchers, we now know that the egg came before the chicken. They discovered a dinosaur egg nest which solved the timeless mystery. (
  • The first recipe for pancakes were from the 15th century, from an English cookbook. (Ezine)
  • The world's largest pancake was cooked in Roch-dale, Manchester in  1994. It weighed 3 tons and had a shocking 2 million calories. (Ezine)
  • Cereal was invented when colonial housewives started serving up popcorn with sugar and cream for breakfast.  (American Cereal Council)
  • In the U.S, 49% Americans start their day with a bowl of cereal. (American Cereal Council)
  • The word cereal comes from Cerealia, the name of ancient Roman ceremonies that honored Ceres, the goddess of grain. (American Cereal Council)
  • The top 3 orange juice producers are Brazil, Florida and Mexico.
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