NOVEMBER 22, 2022 | NATIONAL CRANBERRY RELISH DAY
NATIONAL CRANBERRY RELISH DAY
Another seasonal holiday staple graces the table each year and National Cranberry Relish Day makes sure you’re prepared. On November 22nd make sure you’re stocked and ready. Get tasting the many recipes out there and pick your favorite one!
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Recipe of the Day
Name: Dilly Roasted Potatoes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total Prep: 40 minutes
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tablespoon dried dill
2 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
salt and pepper to taste
Fresh dill for garnish (optional)
Heat oven to 425°F.
In a large bowl, mix oil, garlic, and dill.
Wash and cube potatoes leaving skins on. Add to oil mixture and toss to thoroughly coat.
Spread potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer. Add salt and pepper.
Roast on top rack for 20-25 minutes. Top with fresh dill and serve hot.
Michele S. – North Dakota
The United States Patent Office granted Carl J.E. Eliason of Sayner, WI patent No. 1,650,334 for a vehicle for snow travel. Eliason’s motor toboggan would revolutionize snow recreation and pave the way for the snowmobile.
The animal welfare organization, The Humane Society of the United States is established. They’ve been sheltering pets ever since and matching them to their ideal homes.
Walt Disney Pictures releases Toy Story, the first feature-length animated film that was entirely computer-generated. Pixar Animation produced the film and John Lasseter directed it. The movie featured the voices of Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head, and Annie Potts as Little Bo-Peep. The film brought our childhood imaginations to life on the big screen and took us along for the adventure. Since then, three more installments of Woody and Buzz’s adventures have been logged!
Angela Merkel becomes the first woman elected Chancellor of Germany since reunification.
Abigail Adams – 1744
Adams served as the second First Lady of the United States. She was the wife of President John Adams, his advisor, and a fervent advocate of women’s rights. She and one other First Lady form a unique club that no other First Ladies have joined; They were also the mothers of presidents. Barbara Bush is the other member of the exclusive club.
Wiley Post – 1899
In 1933, the aviator became the first to fly solo around the world. He completed the journey in 7 days, 18 hours, 49 minutes.
Helenka Pantaleoni – 1900
In 1947, the silent film actress helped found the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and served as the organization’s director for 25 years.
Jerrie Mock – 1925
In 1964, Mock became the first woman to fly around the world solo. Nicknamed “The Flying Housewife,” Mock had competition during her journey. Joan Merriam Smith was also attempting to set the record.
Arthur Jones – 1926
The inventor is best known for patenting numerous exercise products for his Nautilus, Inc. line of equipment. He also founded MedX, Inc.
Guy Bluford – 1942
On August 30, 1983, the NASA astronaut became the first African American in space. Along with Commander Richard H. Truly, Pilot Daniel C. Brandenstein, Bluford joined two other mission specialists, Dale A. Gardner and William E. Thornton aboard the space shuttle Challenger. They launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in the first night launch for Challenger. When they touched down six days later at Edwards Air Force Base in California, it was the first night landing for Challenger.
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