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National Cookie Day 2017

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Quote for Today: “Today I will live in the moment unless it unpleasant in which case I will eat a cookie.” Cookie Monster National Cookie Day 2017  National Cookie Day 2017 Food History Today is National Cookie Day! These handhelds, crisp or soft sweet cakes have been around since the 7th century. The first records of the cookie, according to historians, was in their use to test the baker’s oven. A small amount of batter was sacrificed to help calibrate the oven’s temperature for baking a whole cake. The end result when they were not incinerated was the cookie.   In England and Australia, the cookie is known as a biscuit. Galletas are Spanish cookies. Germans call them Keks and the Italians have several names for them including Amaretti and Biscotti. The American cookie is derived from the Dutch word Koekje...

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National Noodle Ring Day: Holiday Recipe

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Quote for Today:  A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible really know what goes into it.  Anonymous       Today is National Noodle Ring Day.  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 ring prepared in a ring mold maybe unmolded and the center filled with a variety of items from creamed chicken to lobster with white wine, asparagus, and chives.    Noodle rings and casseroles, in general, became popular around 1870 and peaked in the 1950’s when lightweight metal and glassware became available...

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