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JUNE 29, 2022 | NATIONAL PARCHMENT DAY | NATIONAL CAMERA DAYNATIONAL ALMOND BUTTERCRUNCH DAY | NATIONAL WAFFLE IRON DAY

National Parchment Day | Last Wednesday in June

NATIONAL PARCHMENT DAY | LSDT WEDNESDAY IN JUNE

At the end of June each year, National Parchment Day brings innovation and convenience to the kitchen. Read more…

National Camera Day | June 29

NATIONAL CAMERA DAY | JUNE 29

Everything comes into focus on June 29th each year when we recognize National Camera Day. The day commemorates photographs, the camera, and their invention. A camera is an irreplaceable tool used to record and replicate memories, events, and people/places. Before the invention of the camera, the only resource to document a vision was a painting. Capturing an image of a person or place in a drawing took time and skill. Very few people can perfectly draw the likeness of someone, let alone capture the essence of an event. Read more…

National Almond Buttercrunch Day | June 29

NATIONAL ALMOND BUTTERCRUNCH DAY | JUNE 29

National Almond Buttercrunch Day is observed annually on June 29th. Toffee covered in chocolate come together to create buttercrunch. It has a crunchy texture and a caramel flavor. Variations on the recipe include toasted almond sprinkles. Read more…

National Waffle Iron Day | June 29

NATIONAL WAFFLE IRON DAY | JUNE 29

Waffle lovers finally have their day of recognition on June 29th as they celebrate National Waffle Iron Day. Some people enjoy their waffles plain with syrup, but we like ours topped with berries, whipped cream, too. Who knew a simple machine would make such a big impact on our lives! Read more…


On Deck for June 30, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Name: Kiwi Mango Parfait
Prep: 5 minutes
Total Prep: 5 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/2 cup granola + 1 tablespoon
1-2 mangoes, sliced
2 kiwi, sliced

Instructions:

In a small bowl, mix half the yogurt with the chia seeds. Divide the chia seed mixture between the two jars, creating the first layer. Add 1/4 cup granola to each jar. Layer the mango slices. Add the remaining yogurt. Top with the kiwi and sprinkle with the last two tablespoons of granola.

June 29th Celebrated History

1613

Fire destroys Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. A cannon used in the performance of “Henry VIII” caused the thatched roof to quickly become engulfed.

1956

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 creating the United States Interstate Highway System.

1986

Richard Branson completes the fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean aboard Virgin Atlantic Challenger II.

2007

Apple Inc. offers the iPhone for sale for the first time.

June 29th Celebrated Birthdays

William Mayo – 1861

Best known as co-founder of the Mayo Clinic with his brother Charles, William Mayo was exposed to the medical field at a young age through his experiences with his physician father. Both became surgeons with expertise in many methods and procedures.

Maurice Britt – 1919

Drafted by the Detroit Lions in 1940, Maurice Britt’s career headed into high gear. Then in 1941, he was drafted once again – by the United States Army. Britt went on to become the army service member in United States history to receive the three highest combat awards in a single war. He earned the Distinguished Service Cross, the Medal of Honor, and the Silver Star among many other awards.

Following the war, Britt served his home state as Lt. Governor for two terms.

Harmon Killebrew – 1936

Playing mostly for the Minnesota Twins, Harmon Killebrew was a right-handed power hitter. His numerous home runs and last name earned him an obvious nickname. However, “Killer” didn’t quite fit the soft-spoken nature of the person.

Eva Boyd – 1943

“Come on, do the locomotion…” Known as Little Eva, the American pop singer is known for her recordings of “Locomotion” and “Breaking Up is Hard to Do.”

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