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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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National Ice Cream & Violin Day

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Amazon Gifts, Antonio Stradivari, Best Novels for Gifts Christmas 2017, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Romance Novels, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, December 2017 Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food Blog, madonna of the orange tree, Messiah Stradivarius, Mystery Holidays, National Holiday History, National Ice Cream & Violin Day, National Ice Cream Day, National Violin Day, Readers Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Ice Cream & Violin Day

Quote of the Day: “…the violin — that most human of all instruments…” Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys National Ice Cream & Violin Day Today is National Ice Cream & Violin Day! We love mysteries and unique holidays and this one ranks in our top ten of whodunits. Everyone knows what ice cream and violins are, what they (and we) don’t understand is the significance of celebrating the two together as a national holiday. We’re going to share our insights from searching the web with you. But if you happen to know the real story, let us know. What We Do Know – National Violin Day December 13 is widely accepted as Violin Day. On December 13, 2010, “time world record holder, rock violinist Ben Lee of acclaimed electric violin duo FUSE, broke the Guinness World Record for the Fastest...

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National Pastry Day

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Buying Books, Buying Christmas Gifts Online, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, celebrate national food holidays, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Cheap Flights for the Holidays, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Shopping Online, Easy Food Recipes, Famous Chefs, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food & Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Facts, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quotes, Food Trivia, Great Chefs, Holiday Shopping Online, Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart Recipes, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday Recipes, National Food Holidays Recipes and History, national food holidays usa, National Pastry Day, road home, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Pastry Day

Quote of the Day: You are the boss of that dough. Julia Child  Today, December 9, is National Pastry Day! This holiday will be celebrated at our home today for I love sweet stuff – I will not lie! Defining moments The pastry is dough of flour, water, and shortening that may be savory or sweetened. Sweetened pastries are often described as bakers’ confectionery. The word “pastries” suggests many kinds of baked products made from ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk, butter, shortening, baking powder, and eggs. Common pastry dishes include pies, tarts, quiches, and pasties. Pastry Trivia Pastries were first created by the ancient Egyptians. The classical period of ancient Greece and Rome had pastries made with almonds, flour, honey, and seeds. The introduction of sugar into European cookery resulted in a large variety of new pastry recipes in France,...

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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Quote of the Day: All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charles M. Schulz National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Today is National Chocolate Brownie Day. This American dessert and snack stable occupy the space between a cake and a cookie. Brownies are a favorite dessert in restaurants across America served in countless varieties after dinner. Created in the late 1800’s and popularized in the early 20th century, the brownie has many different accounts of how it came to be. Chocolate Brownie Bucket – Half Gallon Tin Gourmet Gift from Stew Leonard’s Gifts Chocolate Brownie Food History  One such tale is that a Pâtissier mistakenly added melted chocolate to biscuit dough. Another says that flour was forgotten to be added to a chocolate cake batter. Finally, the most...

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