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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 Curried Chicken Day – January 12

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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 Bittersweet Chocolate Day – January 10

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National Bittersweet Chocolate Day Quote of the Day: “Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain.” Dave Barry National Bittersweet Chocolate Day 2018 Today is National Bittersweet Chocolate Day. There are many types of chocolates – milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, just to name a few. You’ll find many of these in our previous blog posts along with chocolate history and an intensely chocolatey recipe. One chocolate (cacao) can take on many forms by varying the quantities of the different ingredients and the time and temperature when roasting the cocoa beans. Now, we have more chocolates to choose from for baking and snacks. What is Bittersweet Chocolate? Bittersweet chocolate is chocolate liquor or unsweetened chocolate (cacao) to which some sugar (less than a third), more cocoa...

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Christmas Holidays Downtown Atlanta 2017

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Amason Gift Ideas for the Leisure Lifestyle, Amazon Gift Ideas, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Coca-Cola Quotes, Corner Gift Shop, Entertainment Today, Florida Fall Getaways, Food-Travel-Entertainment Blog, GA Aquarium, Holiday Getaways, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season Travel, Holiday Shopping 2017, Holiday Shopping Online, Holidays Shopping, Legal Thrillers, Leisure Lifestyle, Lifestyle Blog, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Holidays Shopping, Online Shopping, Online shopping for the holidays, Popular Mystery Novels, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtrips R Us. Travel and Food Blog, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Secret Recipe, The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen, The Long Road Home Novel by Carolyn M. Bowen, Top Holiday Mystery Novels, Tourism Holiday Destinations, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Travel Food & Entertainment Blog, Travel Writers, Vacation, World of Coca Cola | Comments Off on Christmas Holidays Downtown Atlanta 2017

Christmas Holidays Downtown Atlanta 2017 Quote for Today: I don’t need to know how they make Coca-Cola. I think it tastes just fine not knowing what the ingredients are. I think there are some things that should be kept secret. Colin Hanks We went downtown Atlanta to visit the World of Coca-Cola this week. TJ has been there several times having lived in the area most of his life. But, this was my first visit to enjoy the sights, sounds and learn the history of my favorite refreshing drink – Coca-Cola! One of the first things I noticed was that foreigners made up most of the guests on our tour. It would have been interesting to hear their responses to the 100 plus Coca-Cola flavors available on level two – Taste It! One of my favorite places was the...

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National Stuffing Day: Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing vs Turkey Dressing

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Buying Books, Food, Food Blog, National Stuffing Day, Popular Mystery Novels, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes, Travel | Comments Off on National Stuffing Day: Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing vs Turkey Dressing

Quote of the Day: If you really love stuffing, wait until the turkey comes out of the oven, add some of the pan drippings to the stuffing, and bake it in a dish. That’s called dressing, and that’s not evil – stuffing is, though. Alton Brown, Chef   National Stuffing Day Today is National Stuffing Day! Making Thanksgiving holidays a perfect time to talk about the preparation of this traditional staple served at most family gatherings. It seems we all have our family favorites when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner dishes. The lowly stuffing recipe reaches new heights with its savory ingredients and controversy during the holiday season – to stuff the turkey or serve as a side dish casserole style (see quote above). What’s on your Thanksgiving Dinner Table? Turkey Stuffing vs Turkey Dressing I doubt we can...

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