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National Oysters Rockefeller Day – January 10

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Antoine Alciatore, Antoine's New Orleans Restaurant, Chef Alton Brown, Cross Ties Novel, Food, Food Blog, Food Photo Contest, Good Eats, John D. Rockefeller, Jules Alciatore, National Oyster Rockefeller Day, National Oyster Rockefeller Day - January 10, National Oysters Rockefeller Day, New Orleans Food, Oyster Recipes, Oyster Rockefeller History, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today in Food Holiday History, Today's Food Holiday, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today’s USA National Food Holidays, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Oysters Rockefeller Day    Today is National Oysters Rockefeller Day. This New Orleans (1899) recipe remains a popular restaurant appetizer throughout the United States and is served as a brunch item in the South. What is Oysters Rockefeller? Oyster Rockefeller consists of oysters on the half-shell that have been topped with a rich sauce of butter, parsley, and other green herbs, and breadcrumbs, then baked or broiled. Lemon wedges are the typical garnish. Though the original sauce recipe is a secret, it includes a purée of a number of green vegetables that may include spinach. Similar versions of the dish have proliferated in New Orleans, with none noted as an accurate duplicate. Origin & Trivia Oysters Rockefeller was created in 1899 at the New Orleans restaurant Antoine’s by Jules Alciatore, son of founder Antoine Alciatore. Jules developed the dish...

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National Cupcake Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Carolyn Bowen Author, Corner Gift Shop, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December 2017: National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Home Sweet Home, National Cupcake Day, National Cupcake Day 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Cupcake Day 2017

National Cupcake Day 2017 Quote for Today: Happiness is only a cupcake away. Today is National Cupcake Day in the United States. It’s a great time for the family to gather in the kitchen to bake and decorate cupcakes for Christmas. From Santa and his reindeer’s, angels, elves, and more, the frosting ideas are limitless. For us, we like our cupcakes completely covered with frosting so that there’s a taste of the icing and cake in every bite.   Cupcakes – History Just the facts A cupcake (also British English: fairy cake; Hiberno-English: bun; Australian English: fairy cake or patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied. A...

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National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in 1893 World’s Fair, Bangor Brownie, Bertha’s Famous Brownie, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Christmas Shopping 2017, Food, Food Blog, Hilton Hotels, National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food Hoidays USA, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Celebrations, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday History, National Food Holiday Recipe, national food holidays usa, Novels by Carolyn Bowen, Online Christmas Shop, Online Christmas Shopping, Online Holiday Shopping, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Online shopping for the holidays, Palmer House in Chicago, Road Trips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shopping online, The Long Road Home by Author Carolyn M. Bowen, The Official National Food Holidays, Today in Food History, Today's Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today’s Food Holiday USA, Today’s National Food History, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holiday Trivia, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, U.S. Holidays, USA National Food Holidays 2017, What to buy for mystery book lovers, Where to shop online for Christmas Gifts | Comments Off on National Chocolate Brownie Day 2017

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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What is a Macchiato, Really?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, National Macchiato Day 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today's National Food Holiday, Today’s National Food Holidays, YouTube, YouTube Video | Comments Off on What is a Macchiato, Really?

National Macchiato Day Quote of the Day: To espresso or to latte, that is the question…whether ’tis tastier on the palate to choose white mocha over plain…or to take a cup to go. Or a mug to stay, or extra cream, or have nothing, and by opposing the endless choice, end one’s heartache… Jasper Fforde Today is National Macchiato Day! Here’s a cheat sheet for helping you order the drink you really want at your corner coffee shop. What is a Macchiato, Really? Macchiato is an Italian word, meaning “marked” or “stained”. It is frequently used to refer to two distinct drinks: Caffè macchiato, also known as “espresso macchiato”, is espresso marked with a little milk. Latte macchiato is steamed milk marked with a little espresso. The origin of the name “macchiato” stems from baristas needing to show the...

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November 15: National Raisin Bran Cereal Day

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, National Raisin Bran Cereal Day, November 2017 Food Holidays, November 2017 National Food Holidays, November 2017 National Food Holidays USA, November Food Holidays, November Food Holidays 2017, November national food holidays usa, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holidays History, Today’s Food History, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on November 15: National Raisin Bran Cereal Day

Quote of the Day: It means a lot in my business and it’s a wonderful feeling to be recognized for what you have done over a lifetime, but I didn’t go crazy. I still eat my cereal in the morning, have a sandwich in the afternoon, and go to bed at night. You know nothing really different. Regis Philbin National Raisin Bran Cereal Day Today’s food holiday is National Raisin Bran Cereal Day! A great way to start the day with some bananas or other fruit added for good measure. It’s also a great midnight snack!  Food History Raisin bran is a breakfast cereal manufactured by several companies under a variety of brand names, including Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, General Mills’ Total Raisin Bran, and Post Cereals’ Post Raisin Bran. “Skinner’s Raisin Bran” was the first raisin bran brand on...

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