One American Chef, Cecilia Chang, is credited for bringing over northern Chinese food to San Francisco in 1960. She introduced Hunan, Scheswean, and other northern styles. Potstickers, peking duck, lettuce wraps, and many more. youtu.be/vIJcMb-ag9U
Today I Learned about migratory beekeeping, the practice of using beehives to pollinate crops. Millions of bees are transported across America each year to pollinate avocados, cherries, apples, melons, lettuce and other crops. For this reason, many American vegetables are not strictly vegan. scientificamerican.com/ar…
Grant Wood was a sugar addict that put half a cup in his coffee and poured it on lettuce. With frequent dental visits he became enamored with his dentist's hand and grim face, once commenting "This is a marvelous hand". That dentist became the farmer in American Gothic and his hand a focal point mentalfloss.com/article/3…
There is a low nickel diet for those with allergic contact dermatitis; restricted foods include whole wheat, shellfish, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils and peas, spinach, kale, lettuce, canned food, cocoa and chocolate skinanddiet.com/post/2018…
Joaquin Phoenix lived on "lettuce, asparagus and apples" to slim down for 'Joker'. The Oscar-winning actor previously revealed he'd lost over 50lbs (22.6kg) for his lead role in the movie and has admitted he undertook a "horrible diet" involving just one very limited meal a day. perthnow.com.au/entertain…
The Iceberg Lettuce used to be called the Crisphead Lettuce until entrepreneur Bruce Church started shipping them all over the USA on trains in the 1930s, keeping each lettuce fresh with a capping of ice. As the train pulled into each station, folks would call out "The icebergs are coming!" kitchenproject.com/histor…
In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: "This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King." It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch the employee worked at and contact the news. He was promptly fired. mashable.com/2012/07/19/4…
Today I learned of Ivaylo the "lettuce", a swineherd, who, frustrated with mongol raids on his lands, led a peasant army which defeated the Mongols and later the Bulgarian army, slaying the king and taking the throne. He defeated the mongols again and the byzantines 3 times, at one point fighting a 2 front war en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upr…
Today I learned of 'Taco Rice' an Tex-Mex inspired Okinawan dish consisting of taco flavored hamburger meat on top of white rice along with cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tac…
Several species of lettuce produce a milky substance commonly called "lettuce opium" that has sedative and analgesic properties, resembles and can be smoked like opium, and produces mild euphoria without side effects wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactuc…
Atlantic brants are medium-sized marine geese that can be seen in inshore waters along the U.S. east coast from Maine to Georgia as well as in parts of Europe. Also called brent geese or pale-bellied brants, they mainly eat eel grass, sea lettuce and seaweed in shallow tidal estuaries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Cheeseburgers are called X-burguers in Brazil because the letter X in portuguese is pronounced like Cheese. There are also other types of burgers like the X-Tudo (X-Everything), which contains bread, meat, cheese, bacon, eggs, tomato, lettuce, ham, mayonnaise and sometimes even more ingredients. tudogostoso.com.br/receit…
There’s a Japan indoor vegetable-factory that produces 10,000 heads of lettuce a day while using just 1% of the amount of water needed for outdoor fields. LEDs emit light at ideal wavelengths for plant growth, while also optimizing night and day cycles, allowing lettuce to grow 2.5 times faster. inhabitat.com/the-worlds-…
All of the images we've seen of Bugs Bunny eating carrots were actually misleading. Carrots should not be fed to rabbits. Rabbit's natural diets do not include roots, fruits, or iceberg lettuce, and that carrots can cause tooth decay and digestive problems. telegraph.co.uk/news/heal…
Today I learned of an indoor vegetable factory in Japan that produces up to 10,000 heads of lettuce per day and uses just 1% of the amount of water needed for outdoor fields gereports.com/post/912502…
Lettuce produces a mild narcotic called lactucarium or "lettuce opium" and that its scientific name is Lactuca sativa. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let…
Despite an annual rainfall of just three inches, Yuma, AZ produces 90% of the United States' lettuce during the winter. arizonaexperience.org/lan…
It takes a head of lettuce 25 years to decompose in landfill. cmustudentaffairs.blog/20…
Lettuce was first cultivated by the ancient Egyptians who turned it from a weed, whose seeds were used to produce oil, into a food plant grown for its succulent leaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let…
Cooking romaine lettuce kills E.coli and you do not have to throw it all away! consumerreports.org/e-col…
In Egyptian Mythology the god Horus claims dominance over Egypt by feeding his semen on lettuce to his uncle Set en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Set…
The ancient Egyptians had a God of Lettuce and Dicks. It's name was Min. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Rabbits shouldn't regularly eat carrots or lettuce, and that it is a myth that these foods are part of their natural diets rspca.org.uk/adviceandwel…
Iceberg lettuce is called iceberg because it was originally shipped in heaps of crushed ice to preserve its freshness andyboy.com/products/iceb…
49% of American adults eat at least one sandwich on any given day, according to the CDC. The most common fillings are lettuce, mayonnaise, tomatoes, mustard, catsup, and ham. fivethirtyeight.com/datal…
Michael Phelps' daily diet consists of 12 000 calories. Breakfast alone consists of 3 fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise, 1 five-egg omelet, 1 bowl of grits, 3 slices of French toast topped with powdered sugar and 3 chocolate-chip pancakes. blogs.wsj.com/health/2008…
There's a Morocann-Jewish tradition for the end of Passover, which includes praying while dipping mint leaves or lettuce in milk and then hitting it to someone else's forehead. aarecon.org/more-mimouna/
Rabbits don't eat carrots in the wild, and they shouldn't be fed iceberg lettuce at all rspca.org.uk/adviceandwel…
Ancient Egyptian lettuce was tall, straight, and released a milk-like substance when rubbed, characteristics superficially similar to the penis. Thus one of their gods, Min, was often represented on a bed of lettuce and always had an erect penis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Some species of lettuce can have a psychotropic effect. Lettuce opium, or Lactucarium, is a milky juice produced by numerous species of lettuce. It's said that the ancient Egyptians took lettuce opium medicinally. While it mostly comes from wild lettuce, it's also in regular lettuce. herbs2000.com/herbs/herbs…
Antoni GaudΓ­, architect of Barcelona's Sagrada FamΓ­lia, ate only lettuce leaves dipped in milk for lunch. bbc.com/news/magazine-326…
Bagged salad was a way to sell misshapen but edible lettuce. Bagged lettuce can sell for twice the price of heads of lettuce articles.latimes.com/2002…
NASA will begin producing its own food in orbit for the first time ever -- The lettuce will be grown under bright-pink LED lights, ready to harvest after just 28 days. modernfarmer.com/2013/09/…
Astronauts aboard the ISS are growing lettuce to study outer space gardening techniques. science.nasa.gov/science-…
While nitrates and nitrites in cured meats are thought to be harmful that "80 percent of nitrite comes from vegetables such as spinach, radishes and lettuce, and another 13 percent comes from swallowed saliva"! livescience.com/36057-tru…
Today I learned of Ivaylo "the lettuce" of Bulgaria,a swineherd who leading an army of peasants managed to fend of attacks from the Golden horde more than once,conquered the throne of Bulgaria,wed the queen,defeated the byzantine army and rose from the dead to reclaim his kingdom after he was overthrown en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iva…
Babe Ruth used to wear a piece of chilled lettuce under his hat when playing in order to keep cool. biography.com/.amp/news/b…
Triple-washed bagged lettuce has more bacteria than raw chicken stopthestomachflu.com/Hom…
You really can order a McDonalds McDouble "hold the ketchup, add lettuce, add Mac Sauce" for a faux Big Mac. mcdonaldssecretmenu.com/1…
Boston lettuce contains significant levels of a compound, lactucarium, that affects human physiology like opium. It's sometimes recommended as a natural treatment for heart palpitations, intestinal spasms, and insomnia. wisegeek.com/what-is-bost…
A head of iceberg lettuce has the same water content as a bottle of Evian. washingtonpost.com/lifest…
Expedition 44 to the International Space Station became the first American astronauts to eat Red Romaine lettuce that was grown in space on 10 August 2015. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pla…
Today I learned of William L. Rathje, an archeologist and professor who led a team that studied municipal trash using archaeological methods. They discovered perfectly preserved hot dogs, lettuce, and even guacamole, showing that waste in dumps tends to mummify instead of biodegrading. nytimes.com/1992/08/13/ny…
It takes 5.4 gallons of water to grow one head of lettuce huffingtonpost.com/2014/0…
There is an indoor vegetable factory in Japan that produces up to 10,000 heads of lettuce per day and uses just 1% of the amount of water needed for outdoor fields. gereports.com/post/912502…
In the 1960s, Taco Bell introduced the Chiliburger, later known as the Bell Burger, then the Bell Beefer, sloppy joe-like with taco-seasoned ground beef on a hamburger bun with cheese, lettuce, onions and tomato. The Beefer was removed from the menu in the late-80s to keep a Tex Mex line up en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tac…
Babe Ruth would keep a lettuce leaf under his hat to keep cool during ball games. books.google.com/books?id…
Arugula has been ascribed aphrodisiac powers by various classical writers, and some scholars assert that it was forbidden in monasteries during the Middle Ages. Gillian Reilly states that it was "prudently mixed with lettuce", which was thought to have the opposite effect. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eru…
They're growing lettuce on the Space Station nasa.gov/mission_pages/st…
Lettuce will regrow if you put the chopped lettuce heart in water lifehacker.com/5992390/re…

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