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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 Fruitcake Day

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in Amazon, Amazon Gift Ideas, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling books, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Carolyn M. Bowen Cross-Ties, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chef TJ, Claxton Fruit Cake, Claxton Fruit Cake Company, Claxton GA, Cooking with family, Daily National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Facts, Food Quotes, Fruit Cake, Holiday Shopping Online, National Food Holidays 2017, national food holidays today, National Fruitcake Day, Online Shopping, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today's Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s USA National Food Holidays, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on National Fruitcake Day

Quote for Today: Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories. Buddy Valastro National Fruitcake Day Today is National Fruitcake Day! When I was growing up you could tell the month of the year by the foods we ate. Living on a farm had its’ perks! What I remember most about the holidays was the smell of fruitcake baking in the oven. It was a clue for the upcoming holidays – cooking of more pies and cakes! The days of country living are long gone but the memories remain. I still enjoy fruitcake during the holiday season. It takes me back to my youth on the farm.   What is Fruitcake? Fruitcake is a cake made with candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and optionally...

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BAM!

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Ama, Cajun Chef Paul Prudhomme, Carolyn M. Bowen Cross-Ties, Commander’s Palace, Cross-Ties, Emeril Lagasse, Emeril Live, Food, Food & Travel Blog, Food Network, New Orleans, Roadtrips R Us, The Brennan Family, Travel, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on BAM!

Quote for Today: “If you don’t follow your dream, who will?” Emeril Lagasse It seems fitting after two recent posts on gumbo, that the “expert” Emeril Lagasse, who celebrated his birthday this week, should be mentioned. Emeril was born to a French Canadian father, John, and a Portuguese mother, Hilda. Growing up in a Portuguese village and working in a local bakery he fell in love with food and enrolled in the culinary program at Dinon Regional Vocational/Technical High School. Although he was talented enough as a percussionist to earn a full scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music, he chose to follow his passion by enrolling in Johnson and Wales to obtain a culinary degree. After graduation, Emeril worked in some of the top restaurants in the Northeast and France before getting his big break in New...

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