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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 | 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...

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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 | 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...

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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 | 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...

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Readers’ Choice Award ~ January 2018 Food Holidays

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Food, Food Blog, Food Photo Contests, photo contest, Readers' Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel, Travel & Food Blog | 0 comments

Readers’ Choice Award ~ January 2018 You’ve probably noticed – we love national food holidays. I know our blogging is a tell-tale sign. (Smiles) The excitement of waking to a bright new day and the joy of celebrating food with some trivia thrown in is a winner. Readers’ Choice Award To share in the fun, we invite you to select your favorite January holiday and snap a photo of the holiday food. Get creative and submit your photo for a chance to win the Readers’ Choice Award – $50 Amazon Gift Card. Note: Submit your January Food Holiday photo anytime through midnight January 31, 2018. How to enter Follow our blog and like us on Facebook  Tag your photo and post it on our Facebook page Winner will be announced February 1! Think about it – when was the last time you were offered a chance to...

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January National Food Holidays 2018

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Food, Food Blog, Giveaway, January Daily Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays 2018, Readers' Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel | 0 comments

January 2018 National Food Holidays A listing of the monthly and daily food holidays for January 2018. Follow our blog for holiday recipe ideas and food history trivia. A food and travel blog dedicated to the leisure lifestyle –  Roadtrips R Us! January Readers’ Choice Award Photo Contest – Enter for a chance to win! Monthly National Food & Beverage Holidays Bread Machine Baking Month National Candy Month National Egg Month National Hot Tea Month National Meat Month National Oatmeal Month National Soup Month Recipe National Wheat Bread Month Prune Breakfast Month Fat-Free Living Month Daily Food Holidays January 1: National Bloody Mary Day, and National Black-eyed Peas Day (recipes) January 2: National Cream Puff Day, and National Buffet Day January 3: National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day January 4: National Spaghetti Day January 5: National Whipped Cream Day January 6: National Bean Day, and National Shortbread Day January...

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