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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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WORLD NUTELLA DAY

World Nutella Day celebrates what happens when hazelnuts and chocolate collide. For example, millions of people celebrating all on February 5th each year! It is often said that necessity is the mother of invention. Adding hazelnuts when cocoa is hard to come by may have been an Italian trick during hard times. In the 1800s, …
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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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December

December Month Overview – December ushers in winter holidays such as Christmas, Kwanza, and Chanukah. Families gather together. Throughout the month, charity and peace encompass our thoughts and actions. During the twelfth and final month of the year, December inspires a flurry of activity both in the business world and our personal lives. Sales, shopping, …
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ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH – October

Benvenuti! (Welcome!) Italian-American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in October. During this time, we celebrate the Italian-American culture, and spread the word about the traditions that come with it. Italian-Americans have made many contributions to the U.S., especially in art, humanities, and sciences. In 1880, Italians began migrating to the U.S. to flee …
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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 …
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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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Christmas Day

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.  WikipediaDate: Wednesday, December 25, 2019  TrendingCelebrations: Gift-giving, family and other social gatherings, symbolic decoration, feasting etc Significance: Commemoration of the Nativity of Jesus Observances: Church servicesAlso called: Noël, Nativity, XmasObserved by: Christians, many non-Christians As …
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