NATIONAL TAILGATING DAY – First Saturday in September

On the first Saturday in September National Tailgating Day reminds us what the autumn colors and scents already do. Those colors signal grilling time and a season of cheering on our favorite teams! September 4, 2021 Tailgating is the custom of gathering outside the stadium before the game with fans of the same team for …
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NATIONAL DAIQUIRI DAY – July 19

Each year on July 19th, people across the United States fill their glasses with a rum-based cocktail and toast to National Daiquiri Day. So, raise your glass and join all of the others in this celebration! Daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice (typically lime), and sugar. Tasting of …
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NATIONAL CHILI DAY

National Chili Day on the fourth Thursday in February honors one of America’s favorite winter dishes–chili. It’s also known as chili con carne (chili with meat). February 25, 2021 Chili is most commonly made up of tomatoes, beans, chili peppers, meat, garlic, onions, and cumin.  However, cooks offer up so many variations to the basic chili …
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NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY

National Margarita Day on February 22nd rims a glass with salt and serves up a beverage that tastes like the summer sun. Known to be the most common tequila-based cocktail served in the United States, the margarita is a cocktail that consists of tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice. A key ingredient is the freshly …
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NATIONAL FLORIDA DAY

National Florida Day on January 25 recognizes the 27th state to join the United States. The Sunshine State is home to the oldest established city in the country.  With over 400 years of history, St. Augustine’s streets and colonial architecture have stories to tell. Founded by Spanish explorers in 1565, visit the city and walk …
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Loaded Potato Soup

Ingredients 2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes cut into 1/2 inch chunks1 medium yellow onion diced1 pint heavy cream1/2 cup milk1 cup mozzarella cheese1/4 cup Sour Cream4 Tbsp Chives ( I use fresh minced)1/2 tsp Italian seasoning1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp saltPinch of red pepper flakes if desired1 cup shredded cheddar cheese8 strips crispy bacon, crumbled …
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Make Warm Memories

On January 7th you can remember the warm, cuddle ups from yesterday. Today you can add even more of those warm memories.  January is National Soup Month, National Slow Cooker Month, and National Sunday Supper Month. You can enjoy soups, stews and many other great dishes by doing some meal prep and slow cooker days. …
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October 4th, World Smile Day & Taco Day

World Smile Day The first Friday of October every year is celebrated around the globe as World Smile Day. The unofficial holiday encourages people to do acts of kindness to spread good will and cheer. First started in 1999 by the creator of the smiley, Harvey Ball, the holiday celebrates the intent behind the now …
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