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National Cupcake Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Carolyn Bowen Author, Corner Gift Shop, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December 2017: National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Home Sweet Home, National Cupcake Day, National Cupcake Day 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Cupcake Day 2017 Quote for Today: Happiness is only a cupcake away. Today is National Cupcake Day in the United States. It’s a great time for the family to gather in the kitchen to bake and decorate cupcakes for Christmas. From Santa and his reindeer’s, angels, elves, and more, the frosting ideas are limitless. For us, we like our cupcakes completely covered with frosting so that there’s a taste of the icing and cake in every bite.   Cupcakes – History Just the facts A cupcake (also British English: fairy cake; Hiberno-English: bun; Australian English: fairy cake or patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied. A...

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National Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017

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December 14 – National Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017 Quote of the Day: A positive attitude and a sense of humor go together like biscuits and gravy. Dolly Parton National Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017 Today is National Biscuits and Gravy Day. For us, the Southern tradition of biscuit making is still alive and thriving. The art of making light and fluffy buttermilk biscuits is passed down generation to generation much like making tomato gravy. The biscuits are served hot and immediately topped with butter, jam, honey, preserves, or gravy. This is one of our favorite recipes. Hope you enjoy! Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe Easy Buttermilk Biscuits 2017-12-14 09:10:06 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup buttermilk Instructions...

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National Bouillabaisse Day 2017

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National Bouillabaisse Day 2017 Quote for Today: “Bouillabaisse is only good because cooked by the French, who, if they cared to try, could produce an excellent and nutritious substitute out of cigar stumps and empty matchboxes.” Norman Douglas, British novelist (1868-1952) Today is National Bouillabaisse Day 2017. I honestly have never been to a restaurant that offered this classic Provencal fish stew from the port city of Marseille. While in California, I had the good fortune to eat Cioppino at a couple of great restaurants that sold dozens and dozens of them every day. The only problem that occurs is when you cannot find a place that highlights their menu with a great fish stew. Odds are you are then better off making it at home. The recipe I am giving you is just a guideline. In no way...

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National Ice Cream & Violin Day

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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 Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations

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National Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations Quote of the Day: Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first but keeps you warm for a long time. Henri Frederic Amiel  National Cocoa Day 2017  National Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations Today is National Cocoa Day! The holiday season is a perfect time to enjoy a cup of chocolate hot cocoa. Feeling rattled from holiday overload? This is a possible cure! Certain foods and drinks have distinct qualities of aphrodisiacs, a name pertaining to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. Chocolate is an aphrodisiac that lifts your spirit and brings a smile to your face. Defining the pleasure Hot chocolate, also known as hot cocoa, drinking chocolate or just cocoa is a heated beverage consisting of shaved chocolate, melted chocolate or...

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National Noodle Ring Day 2017

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National Noodle Ring Day 2017 Quote of the Day: In order to create a little bit of confidence, start cooking with pasta. Pasta is phenomenal. Once you’ve cooked pasta properly for the first time it becomes second nature. Gordon Ramsay Today is National Noodle Ring Day 2017. Chef Thomas Jones will give a brief history of the Noodle Ring; provide a Creamy Shrimp & Crab Noodle Ring recipe, and suggest gift ideas for the holiday season. What is a Noodle Ring? A Noodle Ring is a type of casserole usually made with egg noodles. The noodles are boiled until just tender then added to a Bundt or cake pan then baked, sometimes in a water bath. Various liquids such as wine, beer, and stock etc. may be added along with meats, seafood, vegetables, cheese or anything else. A basic noodle...

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