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National Gourmet Coffee Day – Not an Ordinary Cup of Joe

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Casablanca Quote, Coffee Benefits, coffee brewed, Contest, Corner Gift Shop, Daily Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Food Holidays USA, Food Quotes From Movies, January National Food Holidays, National Food Holiday History, national food holidays usa, National Gourmet Coffee Day, New York City, Readers' Choice Awards, road home by carolyn bowen, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today in Food History, Today's Food History, Today's National Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel & Food Blog | 0 comments

National Gourmet Coffee Day Quote of the Day: Thank you for your coffee, monsieur. I shall miss that when I leave Casablanca. Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) Casablanca Movie (1942) January 18: National Gourmet Coffee Day Today is National Gourmet Coffee Day. Connoisseurs of a fine cup of coffee salute this day. Join the fun and explore the history and the factors that define gourmet coffee. Brew a cup of your favorite blend and welcome the new day. What is Gourmet Coffee? Gourmet coffee is generally considered to be the finest 10% of the coffee grown. It also generally means that you’re getting Arabica coffee vs Robusta coffee. Arabica coffee is considered to be better in quality of taste than Robusta coffee. The foundation of gourmet coffee is the bean; about 70 percent of the quality of the coffee bean...

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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 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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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Quote of the Day: All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charles M. Schulz National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017 Today is National Chocolate Brownie Day. This American dessert and snack stable occupy the space between a cake and a cookie. Brownies are a favorite dessert in restaurants across America served in countless varieties after dinner. Created in the late 1800’s and popularized in the early 20th century, the brownie has many different accounts of how it came to be. Chocolate Brownie Bucket – Half Gallon Tin Gourmet Gift from Stew Leonard’s Gifts Chocolate Brownie Food History  One such tale is that a Pâtissier mistakenly added melted chocolate to biscuit dough. Another says that flour was forgotten to be added to a chocolate cake batter. Finally, the most...

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National Lemon Cream Pie Day 2017!

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Quote of the Day: If life throws you a lemon – make lemonade. Joan Collins National Lemon Cream Pie Day 2017! Today is National Lemon Cream Pie Day! When thinking of freshness – lemons are one of the first things that come to mind.  We’re going to celebrate today’s food holiday with a slice of Sara Lee’s Lemon Cream Pie while sipping our morning coffee. Then dive into our lemon pie trivia and shop for related holiday gifts. What a way to begin the day! Won’t you join us? Lemon Cream Pie Definition A cream pie is a type of pie or cake filled with a rich custard or pudding that is made from milk, cream, flour, and eggs. It can come in many forms, including vanilla, lemon, lime, peanut butter, banana, coconut, and chocolate. A constant feature of all...

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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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