Pages Navigation Menu

Travel, Food, Music

National Popcorn Day – January 19

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in America's favorite snack food, Food, Food Blog, Hotel Discounts, January Daily Food Holidays, January Food Holidays, January National Food & Beverage Holidays, January National Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays Photo Contest, National Popcorn Day, Online Shopping, Orville Redenbacher's Popcorn, Popcorn History, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Today in Food History, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Winter Reading | 0 comments

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...

Read More

Int’l Hot & Spicy Food Day – Where to Celebrate!

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Food, Food Blog, Int'l Hot & Spicy Food Day – Where to Celebrate!, International Hot & Spicy Food Day, Online Shopping, Readers’ choice award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today’s Food Holidays, Top 5 Spots for Spicy & Hot Foods, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

International Hot and Spicy Food Day Hot & Spicy Food Day Quote: A good spicy challenge strikes a balance between flavour and fear. Adam Richman Today’s Food Holiday is International Hot and Spicy Food Day. CJ and I love “flavorful” foods which mean that we like foods that make us sweat. Flavorful is very good, but loads of Scoville units tickle my fancy. Below is a list of my five favorite foods and the Top 5 Spots for Hot & Spicy Food. They may not contain 16 million of the aforementioned units that burn your mouth, but they taste great. Top 5 Spots to Celebrate 5) Crawfish – Boiled in Cajun Seasoning with new potatoes, Corn on the Cob and Chaurice Sausage. If done well, the heat in your mouth makes you want more. If you are in Louisiana, try The...

Read More

National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day – January 15

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in 5 Ways To Enjoy Pomegranates, Food, Healthy Foods, January National Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays Photo Contest, National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day, Novels by Carolyn Bowen, Online Shopping, Pomegranate Health Benefits, Readers’ choice award, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Travel | 0 comments

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...

Read More

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 | 0 comments

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...

Read More

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 | 0 comments

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...

Read More

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 | 0 comments

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...

Read More