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Tasty National Shrimp Day Beckons You
May 10 is National Shrimp Day and though the seafood lovers will not hesitate to enjoy shrimps on this day too, it is high time to convert those, who normally don’t like shrimp. With an average American consuming more than four pounds of shrimp in a... -
National Empanada Day Is ‘delicioco’
Originated in Europe, celebrated in America, Empanada is enjoyed the world over these days. So, no surprise that Americans celebrate it as National Empanada Day on May 8. This bread, stuffed with chicken, pork or cod and tomatoes, garlic and onion sauce, is... -
The Lip-smacking National Crepe Suzette Day’s Here
The word crepe suzette grants a delicate French meaning to the very basic breakfast food, crepe. Those who are not aware of this delicious French food will be surprised to know that America has adopted as its own over the past few years. It is no surprise... -
The Tangy National Orange Juice Day Is Here
Orange Juice is one of the most favored breakfast beverages in the world. So, it is no wonder that May 4 is celebrated as the National Orange Juice Day. Although everyone has had orange juice in its liquid form all their life but did you know that there are... -
Bake This On National Zucchini Bread Day!
April 25 is National Zucchini Bread Day! Even if you aren't a fan of zucchini, we guarantee that you will love these zucchini bread recipes, especially since you won't even be able to tell that this veggie is present!
Jump Up For National Jelly Bean Day!
What could be the best way to celebrate National Jelly Bean Day on April 22? Well, you could start with one of these recipes! Each one includes jelly beans as one of the main ingredients:
Jelly Bean Biscuits
Cheers For National Cherry Cheescake Day
Come April 23 and all of America will celebrate the National Cherry Cheesecake Day, which means lots of cherries, lot of cheesecake and, of course, lots of bites. Nothing works like a combination of tangy cream cheese and sweet cherries,... -
National Garlic Day - A Healthy Occasion
April 19 is being celebrated as National Garlic Day - a perfect occasion to pay tribute to the pungent cloves, grouped together, which, when crushed, lend a character to a simple and savory dish.
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Momofuku Ando And Ramen
The nutritional value of instant ramen noodles has been debated over the past many years. Some say they are equivalent to eating j unk food every day and it is because we often associate soup or other hot foods to being nourishing and nutritional we... -
What's In A Name We Call A Sandwich?
The very first memories of childhood for some are bread sandwiches with popular spreads like jams, jellies and mustard. In America its peanut butter and jelly sandwiches popularly known as PBSJ, for people living in... -
To Spam Or Not To Spam That Is The Question!
Ever wondered where the word “ Spam Mail ” came from? From a popular Monty Python sketch which showed the world in a comical way how the mystery meat called spam is unavoidable and inescapable.
The Finger-licking National Licorice Day!
April 12 is National Licorice Day and if you feel like you ought to celebrate it in a special way, we have a list of recipes to get you started on licorice consumption today. However, before that, you need to understand what licorice is – other than... -
So, It Is National Sourdough Bread Day!
It is time to sink your teeth into some freshly backed sourdough bread because it is April 1, the National Sourdough Bread Day! Baking this bread at home may not be very easy but if you have this classic bread at home, you can use it to give a... -
Aha! It Is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day
As far as legend goes, American soldiers were the first ones to discover the joy of mixed peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, when they mixed their daily rations of both the condiments. As a result, when they came back from World War II, the American sales of... -
Take Heart, It Is National Artichoke Heart Day
March 16 is a big day, not just for Northern California but for the American artichoke industry. The National Artichoke Day will see American households celebrating this much-loved vegetable in a very big way. The artichokes are used in salads, dips, soups,... -
Chips Ahoy! It Is National Potato Chip Day
Who doesn’t love potato chips? You know, potato chips were first made way back in 1853 because of an unhappy customer that was not ready to eat thick fries. It was not until 1950s that flavored chips appeared on the scene. Today, potato chips epitomize the... -
Voila! It Is National Pears Hélène Day
Way back in 1864, Auguste Escoffier created this dainty dessert out of sweet, luscious pears in honor of Jacques Offenbach’s operetta La belle Hélène. More than a century later, March 15 is celebrated as the National Pears Hélène... -
The Lovely Coconut Torte Day Is Here
If you love the layered taste of coconut torte, get ready to celebrate the National Coconut Torte day on March 13. This multi-layered, rich recipe is prepared with sweet coconut, lots of whipped cream and, may be, fruits too. Kids love coconut torte because... -
The National Crabmeat Day Is Here
Crabmeat is the fruit of the sea and the fact that it is loved all over America is reason enough for people to celebrate March 9 as the National Crabmeat Day . Seriously! Because of its sweet and soft texture, crabmeat is popular across several cuisines.... -
Freeze! It Is National Frozen Food Day
Frozen foods are now a part of modern life and they have come a long way since hitting the store shelves in 1930s. So much so that March is celebrated as the National Frozen Food Month and March 6 is celebrated as National Frozen Food Day . Do you want... -
Say Cheese To National Cheese Doodle Day!
It is March 5, the day to celebrate America’s long-time favorite snack, the bright orange Cheese Doodles, which were first introduced as Cheese Pixies in the 1950s. Today, you could fill up 36 swimming pools with the total volume of Cheese Doodles. For junk... -
Weigh In For The National Pound Cake Day
It is March 4 and it is also the National Pound Cake Day. This cake with an interesting name is made with one pound each of flour, butter, eggs and sugar. You can add a flavor, icing, berry, fruit, nuts of your choice to make it even tastier. Pound cake is... -
Hurray! It Is National Kahlua Day
Kahlua is a rich, creamy liqueur made from coffee and rum in Mexico. It is enjoyed straight up, on the rocks or is put into cocktails or coffee. In fact, people even use it to flavor ice creams and other desserts like cheesecakes. Besides coffee and rum,... -
Say Hello To National Pisatchio Day
Pistachio are known for their nutty green look and salty taste as well as for their health benefits. It is not for nothing that The Queen of Sheba had wanted to have an entire region of pistachio harvest, all to herself. For the past thousands of years,... -
Chow, Chow, It Is National Clam Chowder Day
Whatever your favorite Chowder recipe, there is no doubt that you would want to cook something yourself for the National Clam Chowder Day on February 25. Whether it is the New England Clam Chowder, the Manhattan Clam Chowder or just any clam chowder, cooking... -
Smile, It Is National Cherry Pie Day!
February 22 will be celebrated as the National Cherry Pie Day. An occasion, which is more of a tribute to Queen Elizabeth I, fit for royalty can also be a cause of celebration for you. Cherry pie is a popular dessert, loved by all. But why not go beyond the... -
Stick To The National Sticky Bun Day
This is one sticky situation you would love to be in. February 21 is National Sticky Bun Day , which means you can gorge upon these sticky delights, also known as cinnamon buns without feeling guilty. After all, a roll of unleavened bread, topped with... -
It's National Tortilla Chip Day!
America will celebrate the National Tortilla Chip day on February 24 . With this, for one more time, the humble chips, invented in the 1950s by Rebecca Webb Carranza through automated production methods, will enjoy their day out in homes and restaurants... -
Say Hello To National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
February 7, 2013 is National Fettuccine Alfredo Day . Fettuccine, a flat ribbon-cut noodle, comes together with butter, cream and melted Parmesan cheese to make a delicious past dish called Fettuccine Alfredo. Pasta is such a popular dish across America... -
Go For ‘adopt A Cop Mardi Gras Breakfast’ Program
Who works the hardest when revelers live it up during Mardi Gras? Who else, but the carnival officers, cops who are entrusted with maintaining law and order during the Mardi Gras season. So, what better way to express your gratitude towards the hard-working... -
Hooray For World Nutella Day!
Nutella lovers of the world, unite for World Nutella Day this February 5. The chocolate-hazelnut spread has been a favorite not only for millions of people across America but the rest of the world as well. Here are some of the best recipes to last you through... -
Drink It Up For National Homemade Soup Day
February 4 is celebrated as National Homemade Soup Day! Perhaps this is because it falls in a very cold month, but whatever the reason, there is nothing like homemade soup to cheer you up on a cold and dreary day . Besides being one of the easiest recipes... -
National Chocolate Fondue Day
February is the month of romantics! It is not just because of the Valentine's Day but also because of a dish that originated in the 19th Century Switzerland and came to be celebrated on February 5 as the National Chocolate Fondue Day . Although,... -
National Carrot Cake Day
February 3 is National Carrot Cake Day but it is not like you really need a reason to eat this delectable dessert. Although carrot cake started being made since the Middle Ages, it was not until the 20th century that it earned its popular. Carrot cake is a... -
Yummilicious National Chocolate Cake Day Recipes
Chocolate Cake Day is here and although, there is a rich culinary history behind cakes of all kinds, chocolate included, we doubt you would be as interested in its history, as you are in the chocolate cake. When a company called O. Duff and Sons made the... -
Are You Game For National Irish Coffee Day?
January 25 is National Irish Coffee Day and as Irish actor Alex Levin put it once, “Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat…” It is no wonder that many of us all over the world... -
Celebrate National Peanut Butter Day!
January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day and since Americans already love it, there is no need to build a premise for why we should celebrate this day. Almost 90% of households in America consume peanut butter and if you take all the peanut butter that... -
Celebrate National Rhubarb Pie Day
Who loves Rhubarb pies? We do! So we're getting ready to celebrate and suggest you get your kitchen in order and get ready to celebrate the National Rhubarb Pie Day with us! While a lot of countries cultivate the rhubarb plant, like Sweden, the... -
National Blonde Brownie Day Is Here
January 22 is National Blonde Brownie Day . This is one brownie, which is not actually brown, but blonde, or pale in color because instead of the dark brown chocolate, you use light brown sugar to make these. If you not familiar with these blonde... -
It's National Bittersweet Chocolate Day!
There is not a single soul on this earth whose heart doesn’t beat for chocolate, except maybe for some exceptionally strong-willed human beings. If you are a chocolate-lover, then it is time to celebrate because today is National Bittersweet Chocolate Day!... -