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National Potato Lover’s Day – February 8

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National Potato Lover’s Day Quote of the Day: “What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”  A.A. Milne National Potato Lover’s Day is observed February 8 in the United States. We thank the potato farmers for growing this delicious plant for our enjoyment. Think about it – we owe gratitude to farmers who go against nature’s odds to provide food for our tables. So, potato lovers salute the farmers who provide this substantial food for our enjoyment. In the United States, potatoes have become one of the most widely consumed crops and thus have a variety of preparation methods and condiments. French fries and often hash browns are commonly found in typical American fast-food burger joints and cafeterias. One popular favorite involves a baked potato with cheddar...

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National Pasta Day: It’s Worldwide!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Cincinnati Ohio, Food, Italy, Maccheroni Republic, National Food Holidays, National Pasta Day, New York City, Roadtrips R Us, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Holidays | Comments Off on National Pasta Day: It’s Worldwide!

Quote for Today:  Pasta doesn’t make you fat.  How much pasta you eat makes you fat.  Giada De Laurentiis     Today is National Pasta Day a time to enjoy basically flour and water!  I could go into many different arenas of how pasta is available anywhere from high to low end, but I will not.  My first real impression of how powerful pasta is was when my childhood friend’s father twirled pasta around a spoon.  It seemed no matter how hard someone tried to teach me at the age of six I just couldn’t do it.  Many years later I had the privilege of eating a Spinach Lasagna that left me speechless and being older and wiser if not hungrier ate it every chance I got.  The restaurant was named San Gennaro and has since closed.  To this...

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