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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

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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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Home for the Holidays ~ National Pumpkin Pie Day

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in Bestselling crime fiction novels, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Bestselling Romance Novels, Cheap Travel, Christmas Travel, Food, Food Blog, Merry Christmas, National Food Holidays, National Pumpkin Pie Day, Online Holiday Shopping for Mystery Novels, Online Shopping, road home, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shopping online, The Long Road Home, The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen, Today in Food History, Today's National Food Holiday History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on Home for the Holidays ~ National Pumpkin Pie Day

We wish you a Merry Christmas! National Pumpkin Pie Day Today is Christmas and National Pumpkin Pie Day! It’s a delightful food holiday for celebrating on Christmas Day. National Pumpkin Pie Day and a majority of the National Food Holidays for December fit perfectly for celebrating the Christmas season. Thought for Today The classic song “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays” combines homecoming for the holidays and pumpkin pie. The music was composed by Robert Allen, with the lyrics written by Al Stillman. The song’s most famous recording was by Perry Como in 1954. Through the years, many popular artists have released their version of this hit. There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam When you pine for the sunshine...

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National Pie Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, holiday gift giving, National Pie Day 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's National Food Holiday History | Comments Off on National Pie Day 2017

National Pie Day 2017 Quote of the Day: So the pie isn’t perfect? Cut it into wedges. Stay in control, and never panic. Martha Stewart Today is National Pie Day 2017! It’s a popular food holiday with two daily celebrations – December 1st and January 23rd.  That’s quite alright with us, for there are enough pie recipes and ready-made gourmet selections to enjoy a pie every day. Sara Lee Chef Pierre Traditional Chocolate Cream Pie, 10 inch — 6 per case. Pie Facts & Trivia The oldest pie recipe on record was filled with Goat cheese and honey and dates back to the second century B.C. National Pie Day was created by Charlie Papazian in the mid-1970 in Boulder, Colorado. He declared his birthday, January 23rd as the official holiday. Since 1986, National Pie Day is sponsored by the American Pie...

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