NATIONAL SARDINES DAY

November 24th recognizes these silver little fishes on National Sardines Day. They may not swim right up to your plate, but they sure do pack in the flavor.  While some people are afraid to taste these small, silverfish, others consider sardines a delicious snack enjoyed on their own or with crackers. Sardines are several types …
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NATIONAL SEAFOOD BISQUE DAY – October 19

Every year on October 19th, National Seafood Bisque Day serves up a hot, delicious meal for seafood lovers. The day celebrates a luxurious bowl of tasty soup made from the catch of the day!  Seafood bisque is a smooth, creamy, and highly-seasoned soup of French origin.  Recipes call for a strained broth of crustaceans. Use …
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NATIONAL SEAFOOD MONTH – October

National Seafood Month is an annual designation observed in October. Where do we even start with this one?! People all over the world love seafood, and there are about a thousand different ways you can eat it… So really, it’s hard to get sick of. From smoked salmon to buttery lobster tails, to shrimp cocktail, …
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NATIONAL COOKBOOK MONTH – October

National Cookbook Month is an annual designation observed in October. Most things in our world have moved to a digital-based format, including the recipes we use to cook. Nowadays, we usually use Pinterest, or the notes on our phone for reference when we’re cooking. This month, we challenge you to do it the old school …
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NATIONAL TAKE BACK THE LUNCH BREAK DAY

On the third Friday in June, North American workers are encouraged to take back their lunch breaks, June 18, 2021. Why? Because there’s been an increasing trend to take less frequent and shorter lunch breaks, affecting employee morale and well-being.  According to Gallup, only one in three employees are engaged at work. Because engagement affects productivity, happiness …
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NATIONAL SOUP MONTH – January

In the deep chill of January,  National Soup Month warms us up with piping hot bowls of comfort! We all have our favorites; Mom’s chicken noodle doesn’t compare to anyone else’s, and Grandma’s borscht can’t be beat. A savory broth filled with vegetables and seasonings envelopes home with a delicious aroma. National Soup Month calls the …
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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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Day of the Ninja

December 5 is the Day of the Ninja, a day to honor and celebrate the sneaky and stealthy masked warriors in black garb from ancient Japan. Legend has it that this unofficial holiday was created in 2003 to commemorate the release of Tom Cruise’s movie, The Last Samurai. We loved this movie! Professional Spies Ninjas were …
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