NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP DAY

On May 15th, we recognize a morsel of a thing.  It’s National Chocolate Chip Day!   Have you ever wondered if an ingredient would work in a recipe? It is hard to imagine where we would be without the invention of chocolate chips. In 1937, Ruth Graves Wakefield of Whitman Massachusetts must have been curious …
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NATIONAL OATMEAL COOKIE DAY – April 30

National Oatmeal Cookie Day on April 30th each year recognizes a delicious and nutritious cookie. This day is also often recognized on March 18 in conjunction with National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day. Oatmeal cookies have been around since the 1800s. The cookies quickly became popular, and by early the 1900s, a recipe for the delicious …
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NATIONAL BICARBONATE OF SODA DAY – December 30

National Bicarbonate of Soda Day or Baking Soda day recognizes a staple of the home kitchen on December 30th.  Just a spoonful of sodium bicarbonate doesn’t have the same ring to it. But this extraordinary, naturally occurring substance provides health benefits while cleaning the house. We add baking soda to recipes as a leavening agent …
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NATIONAL HOMEMADE COOKIES DAY – October 1

National Homemade Cookies Day is observed annually on October 1. If you are looking for an excuse to bake some homemade cookies, look no further. Package them up and share them with neighbors, co-workers, and friends!  Can you smell them now?  Will it be peanut butter, chocolate chip, or snickerdoodle? Whatever the recipe you mix up, …
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NATIONAL SUGAR COOKIE DAY – July 9

Observed each year on July 9th, National Sugar Cookie Day honors the ever-popular and delicious sugar cookie. A holiday favorite and very easy to make, sugar cookies disappear quickly once they come out of the oven. Most sugar cookies include sugar, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla, and either baking powder or baking soda. While most people …
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Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup light brown sugar packed 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp cornstarch 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp cinnamon 3 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips, nuts …
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Super Soft Sugar Cookies

These soft pillowy cookies melt in your mouth and taste great decorated or not. If taking these to a party or event I really reccomend a double batch. My family is always disappointed if I give them all away. They make excellent Christmas gifts too. Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup butter (we like unsalted)2 …
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NATIONAL BANANA BREAD DAY

February 23rd annually recognizes a well-known food holiday, National Banana Bread Day.A moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread, banana bread is made with fully ripe, mashed bananas.  Some recipes call for yeast, and then the finished banana bread is sliced, toasted and spread with butter.  With the popularization of baking soda and baking powder in the 1930s …
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