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April 28 is National Blueberry Pie Day

…and ,on top of that, is my 8th Wedding Anniversary!!! Let’s celebrate with a slice of cake and a glass of champagne 🙂
Cheers!!! Auguri!!! Να Σαι καλά!!!

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Here are today’s five things to know about Blueberry

  1. Blueberries are one of the only natural foods that are truly blue in color.
  2. The pale, powder-like protective coating on the skin of blueberries is called “bloom.”
  3. A blueberry extract diet improves balance, coordination, and short-term memory in aging rats.
  4. Blueberries are the official berries of Nova Scotia, Canada.
  5. The anthocyanin present in blueberries is good for eyesight.

Fun Fact:

The U.S. is the world’s largest producer of blueberries, harvesting a total of 564.4 million pounds of cultivated and wild blueberries in 2012.  

Blueberries can be harvested by gently shaking a bush and catching the falling berries.

Blueberries don’t ripen after they have been picked.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1789 The most famous mutiny in history took place on the English ship, ‘Bounty’, against Captain William Bligh. The ship was sailing to Tahiti to…

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