Tag: Fun foods

Gingerbread Activities

Picture by Becka Hons History Wikipedia: Gingerbread House  – Gingerbread house history, modern times, Guinness World records, and Gingerbread houses.PBS: History Gingerbread – Article talks a bit about the history of ginger, and where the first gingerbread recipe came from and the inspiration to decorate gingerbread. Fun Activities DLTK Site:Kidzone: Gingerbread […]

Chocolate Resource Page

Chocolate Information & Articles Exploratorium: Chocolate – Discover…..The sweet science of chocolate. This is an excellent place to begin your study of chocolate! Science Museum of Minnesota: Where are cacao trees grown? Find out here.Field Museum: Chocolate – History, activities, process of making and much more.Cornell University: Chocolate: Food of the Gods. There is a lot of […]

Cranberry Resource Page

Cranberry Bog Growing Information & Health Benefits of Cranberries Wikipedia: Cranberry – Growing information, food uses, and medicinal benefits. The World’s Healthiest Foods: Cranberries – Find out the nutritional value of this food.MedicalNewsToday: Cranberries: Article – Health benefits, nutritional content, and risks. Dr. Axe: Cranberries: Article – Cranberries Benefits Are […]

History of the Candy Cane

Why Christmas: Christmas Candy Canes – Brief information about candy canes.Spangler: Candy Cane History and Legends – Historical and religious information about candy canes.Wikipedia: Candy Cane – Origins of the candy cane/peppermint stick and the production of this holiday treat.Today I Found Out: The Origins of the Candy Cane – […]

Pizza Project

Pizza History: Timelines, articles, & videos: Pizza Facts: History of Pizza – Timline Whats Cooking America: Pizza History Bella Napoli: History of Pizza History.com: A Slice of History: Pizza Through the Ages Life In Italy: History of Pizza Wikipedia: History of Pizza Cooking and Growing Pizza:  Make your own […]

French Fry Project

French Fries Have you ever wondered where French fries got their start or how they are made for commercial use? Keep reading to find out!French fries have been around for centuries, and while no one is exactly sure who invented them first, we do know that they originated […]

Tomatoes

GeoChemBio: Tomato fruitPictures and information about the anatomy of a tomato. Virtual Crops: Tomato Anatomy AtlasClick on the part you want to learn about.Wikipedia: TomatoHistory, cultivation, consumption, botanical description and more.Rutgers: Tomato VarietiesAn A-Z list of the types of tomatoes that can be grown. Click on a name for information, […]

Peanuts

Energy Quest: Peanut Power – Use the energy from a peanut to create fuel.Kids Activity Blog: Peanut Butter Playdough – Site offers a dairy-free, edible recipe made with three ingredients.IN.gov: Reclamation: Floating Peanut Experiment – Site offers an experiment. PDF format. National Peanut Board: Classroom Lesson Plans – 12 Peanut activities and a downloadable peanut comic […]

Sweet Potato Resources

Sweet Potato Nutrition Facts, Educational Resources World’s Healthiest Foods: Sweet Potato Facts & Info Mississippi: Sweet Potato Facts Wikipedia: Sweet Potatoes California: Sweet Potatoes Sweet Potato Experiment: Grow a Sweet Potato Plant Video time: 3:05Growing and Harvesting Sweet Potatoes in a Potato Bag Video Time: 3:20 Sweet Potato Math Lesson – PDF Sweet Potato […]

National Root Beer Float Day

Root Beer Float National Root Beer Float Day is celebrated on August 6th of each year, and while the easiest way to make a root beer float is to put a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream into a frosty mug, and pour your favorite, icy cold […]