Most berries aren't actually berries (Blackberries, Raspberries, Mulberries, Strawberries, etc.) but things without berry in the name are (Bananas, Cucumbers, Pumpkins, Avocados, etc.) healthline.com/nutrition/…
In 2001, four Swedish teenagers were convicted of treason for throwing a strawberry cream cake at King Carl XVI Gustaf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tre…
Today I learned Bananas, Cucumbers, and Pumpkins are berries. However Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, and Cherries are not berries. mcgill.ca/oss/article/did…
Many blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries have little transparent worms in them, that eventually turn into fruit flies unless you eat them first. Known as "Drosophila suzukii", this particular species first appeared in the United States in 2008. They are safe to eat. kuow.org/stories/there-ar…
Oklahoma is the only state to have an official state meal (not just a state food). It consists of squash, cornbread, fried okra, BBQ pork, grits, biscuits, sausage and gravy, corn, chicken-fried steak, black-eyed peas, strawberries, and pecan pie. okgazette.com/oklahoma/ok…
The common cultivated strawberry does not occur in nature. It is a hybrid of the Virginia wild strawberry and the Chilean beach strawberry, invented in France in the 18th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
The World's heaviest strawberry came in at 250 grams guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Darryl Strawberry, an MLB right fielder for 17 seasons, had such a bad sex addiction he would have sex between innings usatoday.com/story/sports…
The candy bar THREE MUSKETEERS was so named because the package originally contained THREE bars: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. WW2 sugar restrictions led to consolidation into a single chocolate bar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_M…
In 1786, Hannah Ocuish confessed to beating and choking 6 year old Eunice Bolles to death over strawberries. Ocuish would become the youngest person to be legally executed in the United States (12 years 9 months) and the last female to be executed in Connecticut. courant.com/news/connecti…
The worlds biggest strawberry weighed 250g, with an approximate height of 8cm, length of 12cm, and circumference of 25 to 30cm. Koji Nakao from Fukuoka, Japan, holds the Guinness World Record. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are not by definition "berries" but watermelon, pumpkin or eggplant are.. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
The strawberry on the tomato pin cushion is filled with emery powder, an abrasive, to sharpen pins. dritz.com/product/tomato-…
Strawberries top the 'Dirty Dozen' list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticides time.com/5234787/dirty-do…
Oklahoma and Louisiana both have an official state meal; The official state meal of Oklahoma consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas. statesymbolsusa.org/symbo…
The original 3 Musketeer bars of the 1930's came in packs of three: one bar with vanilla nougat, one with chocolate nougat and one with strawberry nougat (hence the name "Three Musketeers"). WWII rations made the company reduce the three pack to just one bar with chocolate nougat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_M…
Thailand’s Spirits Have a Taste for Red Fanta. The gods and spirits are offered the strawberry flavored drink which is a mainstay at most shrines and spirit-houses. atlasobscura.com/articles…
A strawberry on average, has 200 seeds on its surface foodrepublic.com/2013/05/…
Based on the botanical definition, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and cherries aren’t technically berries while bananas, watermelons, tomatoes and eggplants technically are berries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
More than 90 percent of samples of strawberries, apples, cherries, spinach, nectarines, and kale tested positive for residues of two or more pesticides (March 2020) ewg.org/foodnews/summary.…
Apples originated in Kazakhstan and wild apples can taste like roses, strawberries, popcorn, anise, and many other flavors. 90% of modern apples can be traced back to 2 trees. davesgarden.com/guides/ar…
The part of Central Park where Yoko Ono scattered John Lennon's ashes is now named Strawberry Fields. rockandrollroadmap.com/pl…
Twinkies were invented as a way to use a Continental Bakery's shortcake pans for the 46 weeks each year outside of strawberry season. In the Depression these were cheap and easy to mass produce. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Haribo green gummy bears are actually strawberry flavored thedailymeal.com/eat/gree…
Today I learned about popsicles that don’t melt. After the 2011 tsunami, scientists helping strawberry farmers in Japan salvage damaged crops accidentally discovered that liquid polyphenol extracted from the berries caused cream to solidify. This lead to Kanazawa Ice pops, which can stay frozen up to an hour. asahi.com/sp/ajw/articles…
Ed King, who played guitar for the California psychedelic band Strawberry Alarm Clock ("Incense and Peppermints") left that band and became guitar/bass player for Lynyrd Skynyrd, including writing the opening riff for "Sweet Home Alabama" and co-wrote several other of their hit songs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_…
Muriel Fahrion created Strawberry Shortcake, the Care Bears, and The Get Along Gang 36degreesnorth.co/news/20…
That, according to the scientific definition of the term, bananas, pumpkins, and watermelons are all considered berries, whereas blackberries, strawberries, and raspberries are not. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Strawberries are the only fruit that do not continue to ripen after they are picked. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
Tiger blood flavoring is a mixture of watermelon, strawberry and a small hint of coconut. hawaiianshavedice.com/tig…
Today I learned of the Pineberry. Shaped like a strawberry, it is white with red seeds when ripe. Some people describe the flavor as similar to pineapple. snopes.com/fact-check/whi…
The little pepper or strawberry attached to a tomato pincushion has a purpose: it’s filled with emery and meant to sharpen your needles and pins. denisewild.com/blog/straw…
Thomas Grasso's last meal before his execution was 24 mussels, 24 clams, a double cheeseburger, 6 ribs, 2 strawberry milkshakes, half a pumpkin pie, strawberries, and a can of SpaghettiOs. His final statement was, "I did not get my SpaghettiOs. I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tho…
Strawberries don't actually have seeds on the outside. news.ncsu.edu/2016/05/str…
Name of The Three Musketeers candy bar was inspired by three different flavored pieces in each package (chocolate, strawberry and vanilla). Rising costs and WW2 restrictions on sugar led to consolidation into a single chocolate bar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_M…
There is such a thing as a Strawberry Squids and they live in the Twilight Zone. fisheries.noaa.gov/scienc…
Bananas and Tomatoes are technically berries whilst Strawberries and Raspberries are not. This is because the technical classification of a berry is any fruit derived from a single flower with one ovary, and both raspberries and strawberries stem from flowers with more than one ovary. stanfordmag.org/contents/…
Apples originated in Kazakhstan and wild apples can taste like roses, strawberries, popcorn, anise, and many other flavors. 90% of modern apples can be traced back to 2 trees. davesgarden.com/guides/ar…
The 3 Musketeers bar originally had 3 flavored bars in one package (Chocolate, Strawberry, and Vanilla) hence the name, 3 Musketeers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_M…
The red/pink colouring on strawberry milk / drinks come from crushed insects. businessinsider.com/how-c…
Walmart stocks up on strawberry Poptarts before a hurricane as it is a more popular prep item than bottled water. countryliving.com/food-dr…
Today I learned of Forrest Bird, the creator of some of the first reliable mass-produced mechanical ventilators. He sold his first units to the army, and they were made of strawberry shortcake tins and door knobs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For…
In Qauker Instant Oatmeal with fruit pieces, the strawberries and peaches are actually dehydrated apples, and the blueberries are dehydrated figs. quakeroats.com/products/h…
In 2006 in Portugal, about 300 students at 14 schools got the same symptoms of a deadly virus that the characters of a recent episode of β€œStrawberries With Sugar” had had. The illness was dismissed as mass hysteria. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Oklahoma's state meal is chicken-fried steak, barbecued pork, fried okra, squash, cornbread, grits, corn, sausage with biscuits and gravy, black-eyed peas, strawberries, and pecans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
That Strawberry generation is a Chinese term for anyone who is born after 1981. Named after strawberries because strawberries "bruise easily", they can not withstand social pressure or work hard like their parents' generation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
The strawberry attached to a typical tomato pincusion is filled with abrasive emery, and used to sharpen pins and needles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
The Haribo Goldbears green gummi bears are actually strawberry-flavored. Not green apple, not watermelon, strawberry. thedailymeal.com/eat/gree…
β€œStrawberry Fields Forever” was spliced together from two different takes recorded on different days at different speeds. Engineers slowed down the second take so that it matched the first. The spice occurs between β€œcause I’m” and β€œgoing to.” youtu.be/62HLZVVFRwU
Strawberry Pop-Tarts sales increase 7x in sales before a hurricane hits, and the pre-hurricane top seller is beer! nytimes.com/2004/11/14/bu…

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