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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 | 0 comments

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 Hot Sauce Day – January 22

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Food, Food & Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, food contests, Food Facts, January National Food Holidays, National Hot Sauce Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Monday, January 22 Today is National Hot Sauce Day. For chili pepper and hot spicy lovers of all shapes and sizes, it’s time to celebrate this condiment. Everyone has a favorite and you don’t have to read many of our food posts to know ours. Check out these easy sauce recipes for your next party. Feeling spunky? Search through our archives for hot & tasty dishes that’ll make you a top chef at your next gathering. Quote of the Day: “Hot sauce must be hot. If you don’t like it hot, use less.” David Tran creator of Sriracha Hot Sauce What is a hot sauce? Let’s set the record straight with the bare facts. Hot sauce, also known as chili sauce or pepper sauce, is any condiment, seasoning, or salsa made with chili peppers and other ingredients. Vibrant History Chili peppers...

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National Popcorn Day – January 19

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National Popcorn Day Today is National Popcorn Day. By volume, it’s America’s favorite snack food with 90% of sales being sold for home use. The history and documented facts surrounding the “kernel corn” makes for an interesting history of land use and consumption. Quote of the Day: “Have you ever pondered the miracle of popcorn? It starts out as a tiny, little, compact kernel with magic trapped inside that when agitated, bursts to create something marvelously desirable. It’s sort of like those tiny, little thoughts trapped inside an author’s head that―in an exciting explosion of words―suddenly become a captivating fairy tale!” Richelle E. Goodrich What is popcorn? Popcorn, or pop corn, is a variety of corn kernel, which forcefully expands and puffs up when heated. The breaking point of the hull is reached when a pressure of approximately 135 psi...

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National Gourmet Coffee Day – Not an Ordinary Cup of Joe

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National Gourmet Coffee Day Quote of the Day: Thank you for your coffee, monsieur. I shall miss that when I leave Casablanca. Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) Casablanca Movie (1942) January 18: National Gourmet Coffee Day Today is National Gourmet Coffee Day. Connoisseurs of a fine cup of coffee salute this day. Join the fun and explore the history and the factors that define gourmet coffee. Brew a cup of your favorite blend and welcome the new day. What is Gourmet Coffee? Gourmet coffee is generally considered to be the finest 10% of the coffee grown. It also generally means that you’re getting Arabica coffee vs Robusta coffee. Arabica coffee is considered to be better in quality of taste than Robusta coffee. The foundation of gourmet coffee is the bean; about 70 percent of the quality of the coffee bean...

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National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day – January 15

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National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day   National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day – Quotes:  Pomegranate juice has staying power. It’s not a fad. Once people have tasted POM Wonderful, they say they are addicted – and it’s a good addiction to have. Lynda Resnick Today is National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day. For most of us, this brings to mind orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit juice… This is fine but what about pomegranate juice? Up until recently (yesterday), that wouldn’t have crossed my mind. But, I stumbled across an article about the health benefits of pomegranates and the availability of ready-made squeezed juices and was intrigued. First of all, I love pomegranates. Their sweet juicy nectar is like none other. Pomegranates are beautiful fruit with nectar surrounding the white seed in the middle with shiny red “jewels,” called arils. The drawback is that...

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National Peach Melba Day – January 13

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National Peach Melba Day Quote of the Day: The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself. Dame Nellie Melba Today is National Peach Melba Day. This delicious dessert was created by the world-famous Savoy executive chef, Auguste Escoffier in the late 1800’s. He named it Peach Melba in honor of Australian operatic soprano, Dame Nellie Melba. Peach Melba History In 1892, Nellie Melba was performing in Wagner’s opera Lohengrin at Covent Garden. The Duke of Orléans gave a dinner party to celebrate her triumph. For the occasion, Escoffier created a new dessert, and to display it, he used an ice sculpture of a swan, which is featured in the opera. The swan carried peaches which rested on a bed of vanilla ice cream and which were topped with spun sugar. In 1900...

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