8 Foods, 1 Election: Trump and Hillary’s Favorite Munchies

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Trump likes Cherry-vanilla ice cream.

Fact: Cherry trees provide food for caterpillars. It’s true. I once found a Luna moth caterpillar eating a chokecherry bush.

Fact: Vanilla is an orchid. It’s pollinated by a very special bee that only lives in South America.


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Hillary likes Jalepenos.

Fact: Most people eat jalepenos when they’re unripe and green. Jalepenos turn red when they’re ripe.

Fact: Jalepenos, like all peppers, are nightshades. Just like tomatoes, eggplant, potatoes, and tomatillos.


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Trump likes hamburgers.

Fact: Americans eat 50 billion hamburgers a year.

Fact: The hamburger is a modern food, made for people on the go and not existing before the 1800s. Also, Hamburg is a coastal city in Germany.

 


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Hillary likes lamb.

Fact: Lambs grow up into sheep, which look extremely silly when they jump.

Fact: The world leader in lamb meat production is Algeria.


peanutsTrump likes peanuts.

Fact: About 150 people are killed each year by peanuts. You’re about 4 times more likely to be killed by an elephant. Unless you have peanut allergies.

Fact: Peanuts are legumes, like beans and peas.


worlds-hottest-peppers2Hillary likes spicy food.

Fact: Thai food is very spicy. Hillary should go to Thailand for a long time.

Fact: Since Hillary likes spicy food, we can call her a pyro-gourmaniac.


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Trump likes pizza – WITHOUT THE CRUST!

Fact: Doesn’t that mean it’s just sauce and toppings? Yes! Yes it does.

Fact: Tomatoes are native to the Americas (along with chocolate and vanilla), and the Europeans didn’t have them for a while. There was no tomato pizza in Italy until sometime around the 1500s.


yhst-71015718095253_2271_535505205.jpgHillary likes chocolate-covered almonds.

Fact: Almonds come from the middle east.

Fact: America’s almonds come from the golden state of California.


Whose foods do you like? Let me know in the comments!

 

Facts! from: here, here, and here.

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