Jump into July

The seventh month of the Gregorian year is named in honor of Julius Caesar. In 63 B.C. Caesar had been elected Pontifex Maximus. The calendar was 355 days long and gradually through mishandling and corruption (pontiffs allowing the calendar to lengthen to please one priest, shortening it to anger another) January slipped into fall. A …
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NATIONAL PRALINES DAY – June 24

National Pralines Day is observed annually on June 24th.  This day honors the praline, a confection made from nuts (whether in whole pieces or ground) and sugar syrup. Pralines may also refer to any chocolate cookie containing the ground powder of nuts. There are a variety of pralines to be enjoyed: Belgian Pralines – contain …
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NATIONAL PECAN SANDIES DAY – June 23

National Pecan Sandies Day is an American food holiday that is observed by cookie lovers each year on June 23rd. My mom has been making these as a Christmas staple for years.  We like them as the podered sugar covers them.  In my opinion still warm from the oven sprinkled with confectionery sugar.  Bet you …
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NATIONAL GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE DAY – June 11

National German Chocolate Cake Day is observed by chocolate lovers annually on June 11. Although the name may sound like the cake originated in Germany, it did not.   The cake’s roots can be traced back to 1852 when American, Sam German, made a type of dark baking chocolate for the American Baker’s Chocolate Company.  Baker’s …
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NATIONAL APPLESAUCE CAKE DAY – June 6

National Applesauce Cake Day is observed annually on June 6th.  This food holiday is a day to enjoy a delicious piece (or two) of the moist and tasty applesauce cake. In any cake recipe, applesauce may be substituted for the butter or oil for a healthier alternative.   It is also said that one-half cup …
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NATIONAL DOUGHNUT DAY – First Friday in June

In light of today’s circumstances a lot of shops including Krispy Kreme have decided to extend national donut day to a week long celebration of these treats. If you miss out there is another chance on November 5. Each year on the first Friday in June, people participate in National Doughnut or Donut Day.  This day, …
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NATIONAL HAZELNUT CAKE DAY – June 1

June 1st is a day to spend some time in the kitchen baking up a delicious hazelnut cake as you take part in National Hazelnut Cake Day. We call hazelnuts by a variety of names, including filberts, Pontic, and cobnuts. In North America, they are native to the Midwest, North and South Eastern United States …
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Jazz Up Your June

June is the month of the summer sun, flowers, and no school. That is if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s winter in June. Thе month of June hаѕ 30 dауѕ though on the pre-Caesar Roman calendar, the month only had 29 days, Whеn thе winter dауѕ wеrе gіvеn twо …
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NATIONAL MACAROON DAY

Each year on May 31st, National Macaroon Day the small coconut cookie that’s full of flavor and variety, too. Don’t mistake these with the delicate sandwich cookies called macarons. No, these small, but substantial cookies hold their own despite the sometimes mistaken identity. For coconut lovers, this day is a little bit of bliss. The …
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NATIONAL STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM DAY | May 21

Each year on May 21st, we combine two favorites for a celebration on National Strawberries and Cream Day. Fresh strawberries and homemade whipped cream is a must when strawberries are in season. They are the perfect, refreshing, light snack on a beautifully warm day! #StrawberriesAndCreamDay With these bright red berries in season, it should be …
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