NATIONAL KENTUCKY DAY

On October 19, National Kentucky Day recognizes the 15th state to be granted statehood. The Bluegrass State became the first to enter the union west of the Appalachian Mountains. Home to the Kentucky Derby, Fort Knox and the birthplace of one the nation’s most beloved presidents, Kentucky is bordered by rivers on three of its …
Continue reading NATIONAL KENTUCKY DAY

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, …
Continue reading NATIONAL HOMEMADE COOKIES DAY – October 1

NATIONAL COOKIE MONTH – October

National Cookie Month is an annual designation observed in October. That’s right, this month you can start prepping your metabolism for the holiday season by indulging in cookies of any kind, whenever you please. Plus, it’s National Dessert Month,  as well, so there’s no valid argument for you to make against having all the cookies you …
Continue reading NATIONAL COOKIE MONTH – October

NATIONAL DESSERT MONTH – October

Hallelujah! National Dessert Month is an annual designation observed in October. That’s right, you literally have 31 days to indulge in dessert and justify it every time with, “It’s National Dessert Month, why would I not be stuffing my face with cheesecake right now?” The best part of dessert is, there’s a kind for EVERYONE. What to do …
Continue reading NATIONAL DESSERT MONTH – October

NATIONAL GINGERSNAP DAY – July 1

Mmmmmm, hungry? Join in National Gingersnap Day on July 1st by enjoying this sweet and savory treat. Gingersnaps are cookies typically made from molasses, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and brown sugar. They are a combination of sweet and spicy and have long been enjoyed for generations. Gingersnaps are a healthier alternative to other cookies since they …
Continue reading NATIONAL GINGERSNAP DAY – July 1

NATIONAL COOKIE DAY – December 4

National Cookie Day on December 4th serves up a sweet treat. Bakers across the country warm up the ovens for holiday baking, and we enjoy giving tins of cookies to friends and family all season long.  We can thank the Dutch for more than windmills and tulips. The English word “cookie” is derived from the Dutch …
Continue reading NATIONAL COOKIE DAY – December 4

NATIONAL DESSERT DAY – October 14

People around the country indulge every October 14th on National Dessert Day!  Celebrated by way of the local bakery, grandma’s house or chocolate shop, desserts include candies, pies, ice cream, fruits, cookies, pastries, cobblers, and donuts, too.  The available ingredients affect the range of desserts made in each region. The very first desserts required minimal …
Continue reading NATIONAL DESSERT DAY – October 14

Cookies

Looking for something sweet? Chances are a Cookie is the answer. Decadent, healthy, chips, nut, or frosting, chances are there’s a Cookie you’ll love. Explore the many variations from Oreos to more exotic flavors. I’ll bet there’s a Cookie out there that you’ll crave. Need more cookie days? Check these out:Peanut Butter Cookie DaySugar Cookie …
Continue reading Cookies

Borbon Balls

These have been a tradition in our family for mor than 20 years. Every Christmas my mom makes these. Their only fault is there never seem to be enough of them. They differ from others like rum balls that are also quite good by the obvious choice of liquor. For more information on bourbon and …
Continue reading Borbon Balls