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We have decided when these fun facts pop up, that we would share them with our readers in our section titled “Did You Know?”
For today’s Did You Know we will look at Biscuits And Gravy Fun Facts.
Biscuits And Gravy Fun Facts: Biscuits and gravy consists of soft dough biscuits covered in either sawmill or sausage gravy, made from the drippings of cooked pork sausage, white flour, milk, and often bits of sausage, bacon, ground beef, or other meat. The gravy is often flavored with black pepper.
- February 21st and December 2nd are both considered National Biscuits and Gravy Day.
- Biscuit and Gravy Week is always the 2nd week in September.
- This meal emerged as a distinct regional dish after the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), when stocks of foodstuffs were in short supply.
- The Middle French word bescuit is derived from the Latin words bis (twice) and coquere, coctus (to cook, cooked), and, hence, means “twice-cooked”. This is because biscuits were originally cooked in a twofold process: first baked, and then dried out in a slow oven.
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Reference: Wikipedia: Fun Facts about Biscuits and Gravy.
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