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The Clam Chowder Mystery Revealed

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National Clam Chowder Day National Clam Chowder Day National Clam Chowder Day is observed annually on February 25. This hearty, solid, seafood chowder is a substantial dish regardless of the season. It’s especially enjoyable in the winter when it’s freezing outside. Today we take New England clam chowder as something traditional that makes our roots as American cooking very solid, with a lot of foundation. But the first person who decided to mix potatoes and clams and bacon and cream, in his own way 100 to 200 years ago, was a modernist. Jose Andres Let’s define it, explore its origin, food history, and add an easy chowder recipe to make and more. What is Clam Chowder? Clam chowder is a soup(s) containing clams and broth. The common ingredients are clams, diced potatoes, onions, and celery. Sometimes the chowder may...

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National Fettuccine Alfredo Day – February 7

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National Fettuccine Alfredo Day Quote of the Day: “Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.” Mitch Hedberg Fettuccine Alfredo Day is observed on February 7 in the United States. What is Fettuccine Alfredo? Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish made from fettuccine tossed with Parmesan cheese and butter. As the cheese melts, it emulsifies the liquids to form a smooth and rich sauce coating on the pasta. It’s one of the oldest and simplest ways to prepare pasta. Alfredo Di Lelio gave it this name at his restaurants in Rome, in the early to mid-20th century. Omaha Steaks 1 (18 oz. pkg.) Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo The dish became popularized and spread to the United States. The recipe has evolved and its commercialized version is now ubiquitous with heavy cream and other ingredients. In Italy, fettuccine al burro is generally...

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National Pie Day 2018 – January 23

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Food, Food Blog, food contests, Food Facts, Food History, Food Holiday History, Food Holiday Quotes, Food Holidays USA, Food Recipe, January National Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays 2018, National Pie Day, National Pie Day 2018, Pie History, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today in Food History, Today’s National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today’s National Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Travel Deals | Comments Off on National Pie Day 2018 – January 23

National Pie Day 2018 Today is National Pie Day 2018! It’s a popular food holiday with two daily celebrations – December 1 and January 23.  That’s quite alright with us, for there are enough pie recipes and ready-made gourmet selections to enjoy a pie every day. Quote of the Day: The differences between a tart, a pie, and a quiche are a blur. Yotam Ottolenghi National Pie Day ~ Facts & Trivia The oldest pie recipe on record was filled with Goat cheese and honey and dates back to the second century B.C. National Pie Day was created by Charlie Papazian in the mid-1970 in Boulder, Colorado. He declared his birthday, January 23rd as the official holiday. Since 1986, National Pie Day is sponsored by the American Pie Council on January 23rd. This date for celebrating National Pie Day...

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National Apricot Day – January 9

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Amazon Gifts, China, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food Blog, Food Facts, Food History, Food Holiday, Food Holiday History, Food Holidays USA, Food Inspiration, Food Photo Contests, Food Quote, History of the Apricot, National Apricot Day, National Apricot Day – January 9, national food holidays usa, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Apricot Day – January 9

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 Pepper Pot Day

Posted by on Dec 30, 2017 in Cross-Ties, Cross-Ties by Carolyn M. Bowen, Food, Food Blog, Food Culture, Food Facts, Food History, Food Holiday History, Food Holidays, Harriet Tubman, National Pepper Pot Day, pepper pot soup, Philadelphia Pepper Pot, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Soup that won the war, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Pepper Pot Day

December 29: National Pepper Pot Day Quote of the Day: “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing.” Joss Whedon Today is National Pepper Pot Day! We are celebrating this holiday to recognize the date this soup was created – December 29, 1777. The soup that won the war makes a hardy dish for our frigid winter days of December. What is Pepper Pot? Pepper Pot is a rich, thick soup/stew made with beef tripe, vegetables, pepper, and other seasonings. The term “pepper pot” is used to describe soups from two different countries with flavoring unique to its locale. The Amerindian dish popular in Guyana and the Caribbean is strongly flavored with cinnamon, cassareep (a special sauce made from the cassava root) and other basic ingredients, including Caribbean hot peppers. Pepper Pot...

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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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