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National Peach Melba Day – January 13

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Auguste Escoffier, Dame Nellie Melba, Food, Food Blog, January 2018 Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays 2018, Leisure Lifestyle, Leisure Lifestyle Blogging, Lifestyle Blog, Lodging, London, London England, London Luxury Hotels, long road, long road home, Luxury Dining, Mystery Novels, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food Hoidays USA, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holiday Recipe, National Food Holidays Recipes and History, national food holidays today, national food holidays usa, National Peach Melba Day, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Shopping, Peach Melba, Popular Mystery Novels, Readers' Choice Award, Recipes, Restaurant, road home, road home by carolyn bowen, Road Trips, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Savoy Hotel, Shopping online, Shopping Tourism, The Long Road Home, The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen, Today in Food History, Today's Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Today's Food Holiday - Where to Celebrate, Today's National Food Holiday History, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Today’s Food Holiday USA, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Peach Melba Day – January 13

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 Curried Chicken Day – January 12

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Food Blog, National Curried Chicken Day, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holiday Recipe, national food holidays today, Online Shopping, Popular Mystery Novels, Quotes, Readers' Choice Award, Recipes for Food Holidays 2017, Roadtrips R Us, The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today's National Food Holiday, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on National Curried Chicken Day – January 12

National Curried Chicken Day Quote of the Day: Curries are my favorite Thai cuisine and if Cheerios came in Panang curry flavor I would be a valuable consumer. Thomas Jones, Chef Today is National Curried Chicken Day in the United States. For curry lovers, this calls for a celebration. The Indian cuisine’s diverse 8,000-year history of native flavorings added to the modern day influences of groups and cultures’ interacting with the subcontinent makes for a rich curry experience. National Curried Chicken Day has never been tastier. What is Curry? Curry refers to dishes originating in the cuisine of the Indian subcontinent. The common feature is the use of complex combinations of spices or herbs, usually including fresh or dried hot chilies. The use of the term, curry, is limited to dishes prepared in a sauce. Curry dishes prepared in...

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National English Toffee Day – January 8

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Daily National Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, National English Toffee Day – January 8, national food holidays today, national food holidays usa, national food related holidays, Photo Contests, Readers' Choice Awards, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel & Food Blog, USA Food Holidays | Comments Off on National English Toffee Day – January 8

National English Toffee Day – January 8   Quote of the Day: So there I was lying in the gutter. A man stopped and asked ‘”What’s the matter? Did you fall over?” So I said “No. I’ve a bar of toffee in my back pocket and I was just trying to break it.” Chic Murray Gourmet Colorado Handmade Almond English Toffee – Milk Chocolate (8 Ounce Box) National English Toffee Day Today is National English Toffee Day! In the United States “English Toffee” is a buttery confection topped with almonds. It’s a popular variant from the original toffee currently available in the United Kingdom. How is Toffee Made? Toffee is a confection made by caramelizing sugar or molasses (creating inverted sugar) along with butter, and occasionally flour. The mixture is heated until its temperature reaches the hard crack stage...

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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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National Bean Day

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Bean History, Bean Recipe, Bean Trivia, Bestselling crime fiction, Dining, Easy Food Recipes, Easy Recipes by Chef Thomas Jones, Easy Recipes by Chef TJ, ecommerce, Food, Food Blog, Food Holiday Recipes, Food Holidays USA, Food Photo Contests, Food Quote, January Food Holidays, National Bean Day, National Food & Beverage Day, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food History, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, national food holidays today, Online Shopping, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Bean Day

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 Fruitcake Day

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in Amazon, Amazon Gift Ideas, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling books, Bestselling Romance Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Carolyn M. Bowen Cross-Ties, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chef TJ, Claxton Fruit Cake, Claxton Fruit Cake Company, Claxton GA, Cooking with family, Daily National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Facts, Food Quotes, Fruit Cake, Holiday Shopping Online, National Food Holidays 2017, national food holidays today, National Fruitcake Day, Online Shopping, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today's Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s USA National Food Holidays, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on National Fruitcake Day

Quote for Today: Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories. Buddy Valastro National Fruitcake Day Today is National Fruitcake Day! When I was growing up you could tell the month of the year by the foods we ate. Living on a farm had its’ perks! What I remember most about the holidays was the smell of fruitcake baking in the oven. It was a clue for the upcoming holidays – cooking of more pies and cakes! The days of country living are long gone but the memories remain. I still enjoy fruitcake during the holiday season. It takes me back to my youth on the farm.   What is Fruitcake? Fruitcake is a cake made with candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and optionally...

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