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National Espresso Day Quote for Today: “Thank you for your coffee, seignior. I shall miss that when we leave Casablanca.” Ingrid Bergman, in Casablanca Today is National Espresso Day! We have been enjoying our Morning Joe this month by dabbling in a variety of coffee methods and blends including cappuccino, macchiato, caffè macchiato, and caffé latte. Today’s National Food and Beverage Holiday – National Espresso Day is the straight-up version of the foundation of many of these coffee beverages. Wake up and smell the coffee: National Espresso Day What is Espresso? Espresso is a method of brewing coffee not a coffee blend. It’s an Italian coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans (50). Espresso is generally thicker than coffee brewed by other methods, has a higher concentration of suspended and...

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Anthony Bourdain’s Recipe for National Vichyssoise Day 2017!

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Quote for Today: If you love soup, you more than likely love life. Chef TJ   National Vichyssoise Day 2017 National Vichyssoise Day, but what is Vichyssoise? When I asked several people this question, my favorite reply came from an eccentric dog lover from down the street. Her reply was “Ah yes, Vichyssoise is zee result ven you mix zee loyal Hungarian Vizsla and zee food of an annoying Mexican Chihuahua.” What is Vichyssoise? I was surprised that only one person actually knew I was asking about potato and leek soup. The origin of this soup is a subject of debate. Julia Child called it an “American Invention”, but others claim its origins are in France. Louis Diat, a French Chef at the Ritz Carlton in New York City, added it to the menu in the summer of 1917. Years...

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National Indian Pudding Day: Prepping for Thanksgiving!

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Quote for Today: “What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself into the sunset.” Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior, and orator National Indian Pudding Day Today is National Indian Pudding Day. And, you can look elsewhere if you don’t want Native Americans to influence this holiday! For these are the undisputed facts! What is Indian Pudding? A North American version, known as corn mush or Indian mush, is in its simplest form corn meal cooked slowly in water until it thickens. Like grits or polenta, it may be eaten hot or left to cool and solidify, when slices of the cold pudding may then be fried. Native American Influence Indian pudding is a traditional New England dessert,...

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National Pizza with the Works Day (except anchovies)

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National Pizza with the Works Day (except anchovies) Quote for Today: Neapolitan’s have always had their fast food. It’s called pizza. Luciano De Crescenzo   Today is National Pizza with the Works Day (except anchovies). Americans really love their pizzas. We have a Pizza Festival Month, three Pizza Days and two weeks all dedicated to some form of this late night dorm room favorite.   Hold the Anchovies? One thing that gets me is the exclusion of the anchovy. Anchovies are salty and a little overpowering, but hey, get them on the side, why not? We get everything else on the side. Give them a quick rinse under cold water if you like then try it on a slice. You might be surprised by a taste of Umami lingering around. If the anchovy is just too much for you, try some high-quality fish...

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This Spud Is For You! National Potato Day

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in celebrate national food holidays, Daily National Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, national food holidays today, national food holidays usa, national food related holidays, National Potato Day, Official National Food Holidays, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today's Food History | Comments Off on This Spud Is For You! National Potato Day

Quote for today: My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with. Oprah Winfrey National Potato Day October 27th is National Potato Day. Most sources state the potato to be the fourth most important crop in the world behind rice, wheat, and corn. The Inca Indians in Peru were the first to cultivate potatoes around 200 BC. The Spanish conquistadores discovered the potato in 1537 and brought them back to Europe. Initially, Europeans were reluctant to embrace the potato fearing that they were poisonous. King William of Prussia, Antoine Parmentier, and Sir Walter Raleigh changed the public’s mind about this tuber and it quickly became a staple throughout Europe.  Here are five things about potatoes! 1)  Mr. Potato Head was the first toy to be advertised on television in 1952. 2)  According to...

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