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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Birthday

Former professional bodybuilder, actor, and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger was born on July 30, 1947 in Austria.

At age 20, Schwarzenegger won Mr. Universe and received the Mr. Olympia title seven times after that. He gained the nickname “Austrian Oak” for his roles in Hollywood action films including Conan the Barbarian, The Terminator, Predator, Total Recall, Eraser, and many more. Arnold Schwarzeneggar served for two terms from 2003 to 2011 as the 38th Governor of California.

Happy Birthday, Arnold!

 

Sources: Biography, Wikipedia

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National Cheesecake Day

Baked cheesecake with raspberries and blueberriesJuly 30 is National Cheesecake Day!

Cheesecake is a rich, creamy dessert that consists of a soft cheese, such as cream cheese, filling on a pastry base, such as a graham cracker crust. You can eat cheesecake plain or with a variety of toppings, such as fruit, nuts or chocolate or fruit-flavored drizzle. Cheesecake is also made in a variety of flavors, such as chocolate, pumpkin, raspberry, white chocolate and rocky road.

Celebrate National Cheesecake by ordering  a slice for dessert or making your own cheesecake at home.  Check out the abundance of festive and flavorful cheesecake recipes at King Arthur Flour and All Recipes!

And for the healthy-conscious, you can still enjoy National Cheesecake Day without completely ruining your diet. Try King Arthur Flour’s “Not-Half-Bad Cheesecake” recipe or the Food Network’s “Low-Fat Cheesecake.”

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