Date-Nut Bread reminds me of that canned moist bread you could purchase at the grocery store, yes it is actually canned, like a can of baked beans while date-nut bread also reminds me of fruit cake. I will tell you this, date-nut bread is quite different from both. This is one of those quick breads which in this case, are slightly moist and oh so good for you!
Other Important tidbits of history on this Date, September 8th
1621 Prince Louis II de Condé, known as the Great Condé, was born. He was a French general who loved to hunt and had a passion for rice. Several dishes have been named for him, including Consommé Condé and Creme Condé.
1636 The Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony established Harvard College (New College), the first college in the Americas.
1930 Richard Drew invented Scotch tape.
1966 The first episode of the TV show ‘Star Trek’ airs. Chemically synthesized food on the Enterprise – we seem to be getting close to that now.
1978 ‘Grease’ by Frankie Valli is #1 on the charts