NATIONAL MILK CHOCOLATE DAY

On July 28th dive into the ever-popular National Milk Chocolate Day. When it comes to chocolate, this sweet easily pleases. On average, we recognize three chocolate holidays a month. Interestingly, July celebrates chocolate as often as February.  Solid chocolate, when combined with either powdered, liquid or condensed milk, is known as milk chocolate. While candy …
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Apr 19 NATIONAL GARLIC DAY

Each year on April 19th, National Garlic Day celebrates a vegetable also known as the stinking rose. The fragrant and potent root has been seasoning dishes for thousands of years.  This stinking rose is a member of the lily family. This family also includes onions, leeks, and shallots. While garlic originated in Asia over 7,000 …
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NATIONAL IRISH COFFEE DAY

National Irish Coffee Day kicks off January 25th each year with a mug of strong coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and topped with a layer of cream.  On a cold, wet day in 1942 weary travelers to the small Shannon Airport in southwest Ireland found their way to a restaurant and chef Joe Sheridan. To warm …
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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CANDY DAY – December 28

National Chocolate Candy Day offers an opportunity for us to polish off the last of the specialty candies we received as gifts. Celebrated on December 28th, the day points us to the truffles and chocolate oranges tucked into stockings. Check those boxes of candy that may or may not have guides to help us choose …
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Chocolate!!

Chocolate,Smooth, creamy, sensuousBe it dark, milk, white, bittersweet, liquid or solid…Most everyone has their favorite – be it wrapped around a caramel, drizzled over a bowl of ice cream, or in a steamy cup of hot chocolate on a cold wintry night.Chocolate is a food that elicits an almost visceral response…and it brings back memories… …
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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY

National Chocolate Day, on October 28th, recognizes one of the world’s favorite tastes. While many specific chocolate related holidays exist throughout the year, National Chocolate Day celebrates all things chocolate.   As America’s favorite flavor, chocolate is well-deserving of its own day of honor. (Some sources designate July 7 or December 28 as Chocolate Day …
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Soups

New England Clam Chowder Homemade Chicken Noodle Minestrone Jen’s Easy Chili Tuscan Sausage Tortellini Grown Up Ramen Loaded Potato Soup Split Pea Soup French Onion Beef Stew Creamy Cauliflower Soup White Chicken Chili Homemade Soup Day National Clam Chowder Day Soup it Forward Day Eat Your Beans Day National Soup Month

Butter Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients This year, I tried a new recipe and it was such a hit there were no leftovers. Even my hubby who is not that fond of them are seconds! It’s super easy to make and the results will have people thinking you slaved for hours in the kitchen.. . 3 Tbsp butter 2 oz …
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