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Posted on: October 31, 2012

Go on, make some and eat’em up!

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

National Caramel Apple Day

Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve

Five Food Finds about Caramel Apples

  • Candy Apples were first introduced in Arabian cuisine. The reason was that fruit was candied to preserve it.
  • Americans have over the years turned that practice into gigantic apples covered everything from red candy and caramel to chocolate, peanuts, popcorn, and more chocolate.
  • Soldiers in World War I were slanged “toffee apples”  Candy Apples are popular all over the world.
  • China vendors sell them on bicycle, England celebrates Guy Fawkes Day with caramel apples on November 5.
  • Everything from a Kool-Aid flavor to a nail-polish shade has been named candy apple red.

Today’s Food History

1826 Noah Cushing was issued a patent for a threshing and winnowing machine.

1831 Carl von Voit was born. German physiologist whose work on metabolism helped establish modern nutritional science.

1888 Scottish inventor John Boyd Dunlop was issued a patent…

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