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National Apricot Day – January 9

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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 Bean Day

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National Bean Day 2018 Quote of the Day: Whole foods like grains and beans release their sugar very, very slowly because of the fiber in them, and they don’t give you a sugar rush. They feed your cells as needed, and as a result, you have loads of stable energy that powers you through the day. Kathy Freston National Bean Day Today is National Bean Day in the United States. Beans were an important source of protein throughout Old and New World history and still is today. Bean History The word “bean” and its Germanic cognates (e.g., Bohne) have existed in common use when referring to the broad beans and other pod-borne seeds since the 12th century. The oldest-known domesticated beans in the Americas were found in Guitarrero Cave, an archaeological site in Peru, and dated to around the...

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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 Oatmeal Muffin Day

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 in Bestselling crime fiction novels, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Mystery Novels 2017, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Shopping, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Daily Food Holidays, Daily National Food Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, Food, Food Blog, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Food Recipe, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holidays History, National Oatmeal Muffin Day, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Online shopping for the holidays, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's National Food History, Today's National Food Holiday, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Oatmeal Muffin Day

National Oatmeal Muffin Day 2017 Quote for Today: Any cupcake consumed before 9 AM is, technically, a muffin. Brian P. Cleary Today is National Oatmeal Muffin Day. It’s an easy food holiday to feel good about baking for its health benefits. Although, there’s something to be said for the enjoyment of many of December’s other breakfast recipes. The smells of muffins cooking with the addition of aromatic spices make you feel like your home for the holidays. Happy Oatmeal Muffin Day!   National Oatmeal Muffin Day 2017 What is a muffin? A muffin is an individual-sized, baked product. It can refer to two distinct items, a part-raised flatbread, and a cupcake-like quick bread. The flatbread is of British or European derivation, and dates from at least the early 18th century, while the quick bread originated in North America during the...

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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 Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Mystery Books, Buying Books, Buying Christmas Gifts Online, Buying Novels Online, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chocolate Recipes, Christmas, Christmas Season, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Corner Gift Shop, Daily National Food Holidays, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, FL Christmas Vacations, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food & Beverage Recipes, Food Blog, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Hershey’s Kitchens, Holiday Food Recipes 2017, Holiday Getaways, holiday gift giving, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, Holiday Travel, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Cocoa Day, Reader's Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations

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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