Other Treats
Banana Bread
Everyone's favorite quick bread. Who can resist the delicious smell of banana bread baking in the oven? Velvety, moist texture and perfect taste.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
  • The Nutcracker (Ballet) was adapted from The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, by German writer E.T.A. Hoffman.
  • St. Francis of Assisi introduced the singing of carols to holiday church services.
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • Gift giving as we know it today is derived from St. Nicholas, a bishop who was known for giving children presents.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
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