If you didn’t get enough donuts on National Donut day, June 8th is officially National Jelly Filled Donut Day. Learn how to make your own yummy jelly filled donuts along with a few interesting facts you probably didn’t know . . .
November 12 is National pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day! Yes…
November 11th is national sundae day. One of Americas most beloved desserts, though the origins of said treat are
November 10th is national vanilla cupcake day, so go enjoy a fairy cake. Yep, a fairy cake is what a cupcake is called in England because it is thought . . .
November 3rd is National sandwich day or the birthday of the first sandwich. Montagu the …
November 1st through the 7th is national fig week. Figs are one of the healthiest flowers around. Yes, I said flowers, figs are actually just flowers that have been inverted. On top of being a unique flower, figs offer a plethora of health benefits from lowering blood pressure, lose weight, and protecting against . . .
June 6th is recognized as National Applesauce Cake Day, just as the apple blossoms on the trees are beginning to form into new fruit. National Applesauce Cake day is rumored to have began in the early
Blueberry muffins are scrumptious on their own, but pair them with a National Holiday and you’ve got a real treat on your hands! In 1999 the US Department of Agriculture declared July to be National Blueberry Month to celebrate and promote this delicious antioxidant rich treat.
July 2nd is National Anisette Day- if you’re not familiar with Anisette, it’s a sweet, colorless anise-flavored liqueur that is frequently consumed in Spain, Italy, Portugal and France. Originally, anisette was created as a lighter replacement for it’s considerably more potent counterpart, absinthe. Here’s a recipe for making your own Anisette Liqueur as well as a non-alcoholic Italian Anisette Cookie recipe to celebrate . . .
July 1st offers a couple different “National” food holidays- It’s National Gingersnap Day! Ginger snaps are relatively low in calories and the delicious ginger within them can offer numerous health benefits which include anti-inflammatory properties, help treat nausea, fight heart disease and more. Here are several tasty recipes for gingersnap cookies to help you celebrate . . .
June 22nd is National Onion Ring Day! (I can almost hear husbands rejoicing from here!), but we’re going to take it just a step further and make Beer Battered Onion rings!
Happy National Lobster Day! Having grown up in New England I have an affinity for Maine Lobster! In a twist of irony this rich and decadent food was once so abundant it was considered a poor mans dish. Here are some amazing facts about lobsters, as well as a recipe for poor mans lobster that might help your craving while staying within your grocery budget. . .
Happy National Peanut Butter Cookie Day! While it was unclear the original origin of this holiday, We suspect the National Peanut board had something to do with declaring June 12th National Peanut butter cookie day, but nevertheless here are several fabulous tried and true, melt in your mouth Peanut butter cookie recipes . . .
We all know there are National Food Holidays that are celebrated, for instance, National Donut …
July 3rd is National Chocolate Wafer Day- a rather obscure holiday that was started by a food company. A Wafer is very thin, crunchy cookie (btw, oreo cookies are considered wafers!). Here are some delicious ways to celebrate National Chocolate Wafer Day, including a copycat recipe for making your own Oreo Cookies . . .