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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5

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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5   Quote of the Day: “Fondue isch guet und git e gueti Luune” “fondue is good and creates a good mood” Swiss Cheese   Union Slogan 1981 National Chocolate Fondue Day is celebrated in the United States on February 5. It brings to mind cozy gatherings where everyone gets to enjoy sweet stuff like cookies and cake or fruit dipped into delicious melted chocolate. Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker Chocolate Fondue History Chocolate fondue is considered a Swiss creation by many food writers. Fondue was first promoted to Americans at the Swiss Pavilion’s Alpine restaurant at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The origin of chocolate fondue in the United States is dated to the mid-1960s. Konrad Egli, a Swiss restaurateur, invented chocolate fondue as part of a promotion for Toblerone brand chocolate....

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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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National Tempura Day

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Food, Food Blog, Food Cart Culture, January Food Holidays, Japan, National Food Hoidays USA, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holidays History, national food holidays today, National Tempura Day, Online Shopping, Readers' Choice Award, Restaurant, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, RoadtripsRUs.net, Tempura Origin, Today in Food History, Today's Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Today's National Food Holiday, Today's National Food Holiday History, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Tempura Day

National Tempura Day Quote of the Day: You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. Paul Prudhomme National Tempura Day 2018 Today is National Tempura Day. Tempura was made popular by the Japanese who took seafood or vegetables battered and deep fried them. Origin The cooking technique using flour and eggs as a batter was acquired (16th century) from Portuguese missionaries and merchants from the region of Alentejo, who resided in Nagasaki. It came about as a way to fulfill abstinence and fasting requirements for Catholics surrounding the Ember Days thus creating the etymology of the word, tempura, meaning “times”, “time period”.   Food Cart Culture Today in Japan the tempura recipes basically originated from “Tokyo style (Edo style)” tempura, which was invented at the food stalls along the riverside fish market from an abundance of seafood...

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January 4: National Spaghetti Day 2018

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January 4: National Spaghetti Day Quote of the Day: “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” Sophia Loren National Spaghetti Day 2018 Today is National Spaghetti Day in the United States. This long, thin, round pasta of Italian and Sicilian origin is definitely an American stable. In the late 1800’s Americans were offered a basic spaghetti with tomato sauce and herbs and it was a hit.   Canned and kits of Spaghetti that were easily made at home flooded the market and are still around in this new millennium.  Today the choices we have when choosing a noodle dish are enormous. From Pho to Ramen, Tagliatelle to Tortellini or pork soup to Laksa you can get a different dish every day. There are times when great spaghetti with meat sauce is the ideal dish. Here’s my version of Spaghetti...

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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in 1893 World’s Fair, Bangor Brownie, Bertha’s Famous Brownie, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Christmas Shopping 2017, Food, Food Blog, Hilton Hotels, National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food Hoidays USA, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Celebrations, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holiday Recipe, national food holidays usa, Novels by Carolyn Bowen, Online Christmas Shop, Online Christmas Shopping, Online Holiday Shopping, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Online shopping for the holidays, Palmer House in Chicago, Road Trips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shopping online, The Long Road Home by Author Carolyn M. Bowen, The Official National Food Holidays, Today in Food History, Today's Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today’s Food Holiday USA, Today’s National Food History, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holiday Trivia, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, U.S. Holidays, USA National Food Holidays 2017, What to buy for mystery book lovers, Where to shop online for Christmas Gifts | Comments Off on National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Quote of the Day: All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charles M. Schulz National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Today is National Chocolate Brownie Day. This American dessert and snack stable occupy the space between a cake and a cookie. Brownies are a favorite dessert in restaurants across America served in countless varieties after dinner. Created in the late 1800’s and popularized in the early 20th century, the brownie has many different accounts of how it came to be. Chocolate Brownie Bucket – Half Gallon Tin Gourmet Gift from Stew Leonard’s Gifts Chocolate Brownie Food History  One such tale is that a Pâtissier mistakenly added melted chocolate to biscuit dough. Another says that flour was forgotten to be added to a chocolate cake batter. Finally, the most...

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National Cookie Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Corner Gift Shop, Cross-Ties Book, Cross-Ties by Carolyn M. Bowen, Daily National Food Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December 2017: National Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Food Holidays USA, Food Quotes, Holiday Season Shopping, Holidays Shopping, National Cookie Day, National Cookie Day 2017, national food and beverage holidays, national food and drink holidays, National Food History, National Food Hoidays USA, National Food Holdiays, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holidays 2017, National Food Holidays History, national food holidays usa, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Cookie Day 2017

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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