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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 Oysters Rockefeller Day – January 10

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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 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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National Cupcake Day 2017

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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 Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Dolly Parton Food Quotes, Food, Food Blog, National Biscuits and Gravy Day, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Holidays Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Online shopping for the holidays, Recipes by Chef TJ, Recipes for December 2017 Food Holidays, Recipes for Food Holidays 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtrips R Us. Travel and Food Blog, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shopping online, Southern Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe, Today's Food Holiday, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today's National Food Holiday, Top Holiday Mystery Novels, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on National Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017

December 14 – National Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017 Quote of the Day: A positive attitude and a sense of humor go together like biscuits and gravy. Dolly Parton National Biscuits and Gravy Day 2017 Today is National Biscuits and Gravy Day. For us, the Southern tradition of biscuit making is still alive and thriving. The art of making light and fluffy buttermilk biscuits is passed down generation to generation much like making tomato gravy. The biscuits are served hot and immediately topped with butter, jam, honey, preserves, or gravy. This is one of our favorite recipes. Hope you enjoy! Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe Easy Buttermilk Biscuits 2017-12-14 09:10:06 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup buttermilk Instructions...

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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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