Number to Know
63 percent: Can't start your day without a cup of coffee? You're not alone: 63 percent of adult Americans drink coffee every day, according to the 2012 National Coffee Association's National Coffee Drinking Trends study.
The macadamia plant was first discovered in what year?
Answer at bottom of rail.
Wise to the Word
delicata squash: Unlike their summer squash cousins, which are harvested when thin-skinned and immature, winter squash are left to mature late into the growing season (pumpkins are picked after the first frost). Some winter squash varieties to look for are butternut, buttercup, delicata, spaghetti squash and pumpkin.
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Food Quiz answer
- B. (Allan Cunningham was the first European to discover the macadamia plant, which later was given its scientific name in 1857 by German-Australian botanist Ferdinand von Mueller.)