NATIONAL NACHOS DAY – November 6

On November 6th, National Nachos Day recognizes the snack favored at sporting events across the country. In their purest form, nachos are tortilla chips covered in nacho cheese, queso or other melted cheese and served with salsa. Where Nachos Began First created sometime around 1943, the popular and loved nachos are of Mexican origin.   History tells …
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NATIONAL CHIANTI DAY First Friday in September

The first Friday in September each year ushers in a celebration worthy of a toast. National Chianti Day recognizes the most-recognized red wines from the Tuscany region of Italy. This tear that falls on September 4, 2020 Always leading with the Sangiovese grape, the ruby red wine is famous throughout the world, and Chianti Classico …
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NATIONAL MAC AND CHEESE DAY – July 14

One of the classic comfort foods earns a place of honor on July 14th. It is National Mac and Cheese Day! Made with macaroni noodles, cream or milk, and the golden goodness of cheese, mac and cheese shines as a side dish while also standing on its own as a main dish. This meal reminds …
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Perfect Prime Rib Roast

Christmas this year will be different. While there may be less people around the table this year. We decided after pandemics, hurricanes, unemployment and various other challenges we needed a treat. So our big Christmas splurge was to make a Prime Rib Roast for Christmas dinner. We’ve had it at nice restaurants and love the …
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NATIONAL FRENCH DIP DAY – November 12

On November 12th, warm up some au jus and celebrate National French Dip Day! Served up hot, tender slices of beef or pork on a French roll make up a delicious sandwich. Sometimes cheese is added. However, the key ingredients are the au jus and spicy mustard. The combination of tender beef swimming in a …
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NATIONAL SANDWICH MONTH – August

August is National Sandwich Month. The basic concept of the sandwich long predates the Earl of Sandwich, the real-life 18th-century aristocrat who reportedly loved them, and gave them their modern name. The ancient Jewish sage Hillel the Elder is said to have wrapped lamb-meat and bitter herbs between two pieces of matzoh (unleavened bread) during Passover. Early …
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My Easy July 4th Menu

We have decided that staying home and not having anyone over is good for a quiet 4th of July. While we are very patriotic 2020 has made us rethink inviting anyone to our home or even a trip to the store. We’re staying inside with our air conditioner, streaming content, our family and of course …
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Black & Blue Burgers

We’ve had these at some very fine restraints over the years so this year I thought I’d try my hand at recreating these. Seasoned beef burger grilled to perfection. Topped with caramelized onions, grilled mushrooms and a slab of blue cheese. Ingredients 8 1/4lb Angus beef patties1 medium onion sliced16 oz fresh sliced mushrooms4 Tbsp …
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