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National Cherry Pie Day 2018 – February 20

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National Cherry Pie Day 2018 National Cherry Pie Day National Cherry Pie Day is observed annually on February 20. In the United States, cherry pie is considered a great American dish. It’s celebrated close to the first U.S. President, George Washington’s Birthday, on the third Monday of February. We’ve all heard the tale of President George Washington and the cherry tree however albeit untrue, cherries were one of his favorite foods.   Quote of the Day: “It could be argued that there is an element of entertainment in every pie, as every pie is inherently a surprise by virtue of its crust.” Janet Clarkson, Pie: A Global History Brief History Cherry pie is a pie baked with a cherry filling. Fruit pies or tarts (pasties) date back to the 1500s. English tradition credits making the first cherry pie to Queen...

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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5

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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5   Quote of the Day: “Fondue isch guet und git e gueti Luune” “fondue is good and creates a good mood” Swiss Cheese   Union Slogan 1981 National Chocolate Fondue Day is celebrated in the United States on February 5. It brings to mind cozy gatherings where everyone gets to enjoy sweet stuff like cookies and cake or fruit dipped into delicious melted chocolate. Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker Chocolate Fondue History Chocolate fondue is considered a Swiss creation by many food writers. Fondue was first promoted to Americans at the Swiss Pavilion’s Alpine restaurant at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The origin of chocolate fondue in the United States is dated to the mid-1960s. Konrad Egli, a Swiss restaurateur, invented chocolate fondue as part of a promotion for Toblerone brand chocolate....

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National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Bestselling historical romance, Chocolate Covered Cherries, Food, Food Blog, January 2018 Food Holidays, Leisure Lifestyle Blogging, National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Valentine’s Day | Comments Off on National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day Quote of the Day: Sometimes a girl’s gotta have some chocolate! Carrie Underwood Today is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day honoring a traditional dessert confection. These chocolate candies are most popular during the Christmas holidays and as gifts on Valentine’s Day. Today’s holiday has a twilight feeling – somewhere between the two special events. But – chocolate covered cherries deserve their own special day. After all, this delicious syrupy candy has to be good for you? Chocolate is an antioxidant-rich superfood with numerous health benefits; good for the heart, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduces stress just to name a few and cherries are fruits. When we think of chocolate covered cherries the cherry cordials with their gooey liquid filling often including cherry liqueur comes to mind. Other variations include chocolate covered candied cherries...

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