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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 Shortbread Day

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Food, Food Blog, home by carolyn bowen, January Food Holidays, January National Food Holidays, long road, long road home, long road home by Carolyn, national shortbread, National Shortbread Day, Online Shopping, Queen of Scots, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Shortbread History, the jewel in the crown, Today’s National Food History, Today’s National Food Holiday, Today’s USA National Food Holidays, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Shortbread Day 2018 National Shortbread Day Today is National Shortbread Day. This food holiday is celebrated annually on January 6th. What is Shortbread? Shortbread is a Scottish biscuit traditionally made from one part white sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour. Traditional shortbread has four ingredients at most: sugar, butter, flour and sometimes vanilla. Modern recipes often deviate from the original by splitting the sugar into equal parts granulated and icing sugar and adding salt. Shortbread vs Shortcake Shortbread is different from shortcake, though they are similar: shortcake can be made using vegetable fat instead of butter and usually has a leavening agent such as baking powder, which gives it a different texture. Shortbread biscuits are often associated with normal egg-based biscuits. Shortbread History The story of shortbread begins with the medieval “biscuit bread”. Any leftover dough...

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National Fruitcake Day

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Quote for Today: Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories. Buddy Valastro National Fruitcake Day Today is National Fruitcake Day! When I was growing up you could tell the month of the year by the foods we ate. Living on a farm had its’ perks! What I remember most about the holidays was the smell of fruitcake baking in the oven. It was a clue for the upcoming holidays – cooking of more pies and cakes! The days of country living are long gone but the memories remain. I still enjoy fruitcake during the holiday season. It takes me back to my youth on the farm.   What is Fruitcake? Fruitcake is a cake made with candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and optionally...

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National Noodle Ring Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Amason Gift Ideas for the Leisure Lifestyle, Amazon Gift Ideas, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Celebrity Food Stars, Chef Thomas Jones, Chef TJ's Easy Recipes, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Shopping, Christmas Shopping Online, coffee brewed, Crime Fiction Novels, Daily Food Holidays, December 2017: National Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, December National Food Holidays, Dining, Easy Recipes by Chef Thomas Jones, Food & Beverage History, Food & Beverage Recipes, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Facts, Food History, Food Holiday, Food Holiday History, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Food Recipe, Food Recipes for National Food Holidays, Gordon Ramsay Quotes, Holiday Cooking, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season, Holiday Shopping 2017, Holiday Shopping Online, national, National Food & Beverage Holidays USA, National Food Holiday Facts, national food holidays today, National Noodle Ring Day 2017, Online Shopping, Online Shopping for Christmas, Recipes for December 2017 Food Holidays, Recipes for Food Holidays 2017, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtrips R Us. Travel and Food Blog, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today’s Food Holiday, Today’s Food Holiday USA, Today’s National Food & Beverage History, Today’s National Food History, Today’s National Food Holiday Trivia, Today’s USA National Food Holidays, Travel & Food Blog, U.S. Holidays, USA National Food Holidays 2017 | Comments Off on National Noodle Ring Day 2017

National Noodle Ring Day 2017 Quote of the Day: In order to create a little bit of confidence, start cooking with pasta. Pasta is phenomenal. Once you’ve cooked pasta properly for the first time it becomes second nature. Gordon Ramsay Today is National Noodle Ring Day 2017. Chef Thomas Jones will give a brief history of the Noodle Ring; provide a Creamy Shrimp & Crab Noodle Ring recipe, and suggest gift ideas for the holiday season. What is a Noodle Ring? A Noodle Ring is a type of casserole usually made with egg noodles. The noodles are boiled until just tender then added to a Bundt or cake pan then baked, sometimes in a water bath. Various liquids such as wine, beer, and stock etc. may be added along with meats, seafood, vegetables, cheese or anything else. A basic noodle...

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