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National Peach Melba Day – January 13

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National Peach Melba Day Quote of the Day: The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself. Dame Nellie Melba Today is National Peach Melba Day. This delicious dessert was created by the world-famous Savoy executive chef, Auguste Escoffier in the late 1800’s. He named it Peach Melba in honor of Australian operatic soprano, Dame Nellie Melba. Peach Melba History In 1892, Nellie Melba was performing in Wagner’s opera Lohengrin at Covent Garden. The Duke of Orléans gave a dinner party to celebrate her triumph. For the occasion, Escoffier created a new dessert, and to display it, he used an ice sculpture of a swan, which is featured in the opera. The swan carried peaches which rested on a bed of vanilla ice cream and which were topped with spun sugar. In 1900...

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National Apricot Day – January 9

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National Apricot Day – January 9 Quote of the Day: The only thing better than this is an apricot in Damascus, meaning “it doesn’t get any better than this”. Turkish expression Today is National Apricot Day in the United States. This golden healthy fruit is enjoyed fresh, canned and dried. History of the Apricot The apricot has a long – long history dating back 4,000 years ago to China where the first tree was planted and nurtured into what became groves of apricot trees. The Chinese associate the apricot with education and medicine. For instance, the classical word 杏 壇 (literally: “apricot altar”) which means “educational circle”, is still widely used in written language. The association with medicine comes from the common use of apricot kernels as a component in traditional Chinese medicine. The apricot tree loved to travel. It...

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National Pfeffernüsse Day

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Amazon Gifts, Best Novels for Gifts Christmas 2017, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling books, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Romance Novels, Bobby Flay Quotes, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Christmas Cookies, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Daily Food Holidays, Daily National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Food History, Food Holiday, Food Holiday History, Food Quotes, Food Trivia, Holiday Cooking, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, long road home, Mystery Novels, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Food Holiday Celebrations, National Pfeffernüsse Day, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Pfeffernüsse, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's National Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Pfeffernüsse Day

National Pfeffernüsse Day Quote of the Day: I think cookies are sort of the unsung sweet, you know? They’re incredibly popular. But everybody thinks of cakes and pies and fancier desserts before they think cookies. A plate of cookies is a great way to end dinner and really nice to share at the holidays. Bobby Flay National Pfeffernüsse Day 2017 Today is National Pfeffernüsse Day! It’s one of those food holidays when you say – what? However, when looking closer, it fits in with our Christmas baking ideas for celebrating the December National Food Holidays.   What’s a Pfeffernüsse? Think about the smells and taste you normally associate with Christmas and you have a whiff of pfeffernüsse. It’s a gingerbread type biscuit crammed with aromatic spices that burst in your mouth with every bite. These tiny morsels are served traditionally...

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National Sangria Day

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Christmas Gifts, December Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food & Beverage Recipes, Food & Travel Blog, Food and Entertainment, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Culture, Food Facts, Food Holiday History, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Quotes, Holiday Shopping Online, Home Sweet Home, National Sangria Day, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today’s USA National Food Holiday, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Sangria Day

National Sangria Day Quote of the Day: Kindness, tolerance, integrity, modesty, generosity – these are attributes that events permit us. They are our holiday moods, and we are as proud of them as of the fine clothes we have hung away to wear on occasions. Ben Hecht Today is National Sangria Day. It’s a perfect beverage holiday for the Christmas season with its festive colors of wine, fruit juice, and fresh fruit slices floating in a crystal punch bowl. Serve this at your holiday parties and your hostess expertise will become the talk of the town.  Brilliant – Punch Bowl Set with a Large Bowl, Ladle and Hanging Cups What is Sangria?  Sangria is an alcoholic beverage of Spanish and Portuguese origin. A punch, the sangria traditionally consists of red wine and chopped fruit, often with other ingredients such...

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National Maple Syrup Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 17, 2017 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Buying Christmas Gifts Online, Carolyn Bowen Author, celebrate national food holidays, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chef TJ's Easy Recipes, Christmas Gifts 2017, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Christmas Shopping Online 2017, Corner Gift Shop, Crime Fiction Novels, Daily Food Holidays, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food Blog, Food Holiday History, Food Holiday Recipes, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Food Quotes From Movies, Food Recipe, Food Recipes for National Food Holidays, French Toast Soufflé, Holiday Getaways, holiday gift giving, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, Holiday Travel, maple syrup, National Maple Syrup Day 2017, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Maple Syrup Day 2017

Quote of the Day: I happen to know everything there is to know about maple syrup. I love maple syrup! I love maple syrup on pancakes, I love it on pizza! I love to take maple syrup and put a little bit in my hair when I’ve had a rough week. What do you think holds it up slick? The Wedding Crashers National Maple Syrup Day 2017 Today is National Maple Syrup Day which works out really well for us breakfast folks. Maple Syrup goes well with pancakes, waffles, French toast, or oatmeal and porridge. This food phenomenon is often praised by culinary experts although the chemistry remains uncertain. Perhaps, it’s truly a gift from nature. Maple Syrup Trivia Maple syrup was first collected and used by the indigenous people of North America. The aborigines harvested maple during the first full...

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Shania Twain – Now!

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Amazon, Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Christmas, Christmas 2017, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Gifts 2017, Christmas Music, Christmas Season, Christmas Shopping, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Christmas Shopping Online 2017, Corner Gift Shop, ecommerce, Entertainment Blog, Entertainment Feature, Entertainment News, Entertainment Today, Everything Travel-Food-Entertainment, Food & Entertainment Blog, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping 2017, Holiday Shopping Online, Holidays Shopping, Lifestyle Blog, Music Blog, Music Events, Music History, Music Lovers, Music News, Music Video, Reader's Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, RoadTrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shania Twain – Now!, Shania Twain 2018 Tour, Travel, Travel Blog, Travel-Food-Music Blog | Comments Off on Shania Twain – Now!

Shania Twain – Now! Quote of the Day: Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind. Shania Twain Shania Twain – Entertainment News Now, Shania Twain’s fifth studio album and first in fifteen years was released in 2017. The lead single is titled – “Life’s About To Get Good” and for Twain’s fans that’s especially true. The wait is finally over! It was November 19, 2002, when her last album Up! was released. We were ready for her new songs and she has delivered with this new album – Now! Shania Twain – Now! Now Shania – I’m On My Way! Twain has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time. Twain has received five Grammy Awards, 27 BMI Songwriter awards, stars on...

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