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National English Toffee Day – January 8

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Daily National Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, National English Toffee Day – January 8, national food holidays today, national food holidays usa, national food related holidays, Photo Contests, Readers' Choice Awards, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus,, Today in Food History, Travel & Food Blog, USA Food Holidays | 0 comments

National English Toffee Day – January 8   Quote of the Day: So there I was lying in the gutter. A man stopped and asked ‘”What’s the matter? Did you fall over?” So I said “No. I’ve a bar of toffee in my back pocket and I was just trying to break it.” Chic Murray Gourmet Colorado Handmade Almond English Toffee – Milk Chocolate (8 Ounce Box) National English Toffee Day Today is National English Toffee Day! In the United States “English Toffee” is a buttery confection topped with almonds. It’s a popular variant from the original toffee currently available in the United Kingdom. How is Toffee Made? Toffee is a confection made by caramelizing sugar or molasses (creating inverted sugar) along with butter, and occasionally flour. The mixture is heated until its temperature reaches the hard crack stage...

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National Champagne Day

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, National Champagne Day, national food holidays usa, national food related holidays, New Year’s Eve, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus,, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Champagne Day 2017 Quote of the Day: Here’s to a bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here’s to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold. Unknown December 31: National Champagne Day Today is National Champagne Day! Toasting the New Year by popping the bubbly is a time-honored tradition making New Year’s Eve the perfect time to celebrate National Champagne Day! History of Champagne  Champagne has been around a long, long time. The Still wines from the Champagne region were known before medieval times. The Romans were the first to plant vineyards in this area of north-east France, with the region being cultivated by the 5th century, or possibly even earlier. Churches owned vineyards and monks produced wine for use in the sacrament of Eucharist. French kings were traditionally...

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The Masters – An Art in Food Costs

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Augusta Masters, Australia, Food, Golf, Lifestyle, Mercedes-Benz, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on The Masters – An Art in Food Costs

Quote for Today: “Never feel sorry for anyone who makes more money than you.” Many anonymous intellects The big event has come and gone again, another sudden death and a new champion arose. A tiger was lurking in the background ready to pounce. But, a thorn in his foot took him off the trail. The handsome koala from Down-under escaped his grasp and won the first Masters title for his native Australia. Watching the last three holes on Sunday, Mr. Scott seemed poised to win the $1.44 million dollar check and a green jacket to go with his Mercedes emblazoned polo shirt and his Titleist cap. Money will surely not be a problem for Mr. Scott any more as well as for most associated with this event. The thing that gets me are the praises everyone gives for the...

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