Portugal

Hi Amazing Kids! It is June and summer will be here officially later this month, more importantly it is summer vacation! Last month I experimented with Spanish food after reading and learning about Spain’s food and some of their history. This month I am going to share...

May 2012 Spain

A Spanish kitchen always has these 12 ingredients available: olive oil, garlic, saffron, paprika, eggs, parsley, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, French style bread, Spanish wine and milk. Lunch is the big meal of the day and most of the businesses close for 2 or 3 hours...

Month of January

On January 4, 1905 Actor Sterling Holloway was born. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear in Disney’s animated version. On January 11, 1874 Gail Borden died. Borden was the Inventor of the process for making condensed milk, and founder...

Month of December

On December 7, 1926, The Electrolux Servel Corp. received the first U.S. patent for a household refrigerator cooled by a sealed gas refrigerant. On December 14, 1943, John Harvey Kellogg died.  A physician, vegetarian and health food pioneer.  He was superintendent of...

Month of November

On November 2, 1755, Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI of France. She would sometimes wear potato blossoms as a hair decoration. Attributed quote: “If they have no bread, let them eat cake. On Novmber 9, 1938, Edward Murray East died. An American...