NATIONAL CREME BRULEE DAY – July 27

National Crème Brûlée Day on July 27th presents an opportunity to enjoy a mouth-watering custard for dessert. Since there are several flavors, don’t miss out! Crème brûlée is also known as burnt cream, crema Catalana, and Trinity crème. The dessert consists of a rich custard base. The custard is then topped with a contrasting layer …
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Apr 30 NATIONAL BUBBLE TEA DAY

On April 30th what do bubbles and tea have in common? Together make a fantastic treat to celebrate on National Bubble Tea Day! The day invites you to get adventurous and experience a growing flavorful menu of choices. In the 1980s, the Taiwanese developed a beverage combining the refreshing goodness of tea, the wholesome creaminess …
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NATIONAL TAPIOCA PUDDING DAY – July 15

National Tapioca Pudding Day on July 15th encourages us to dig into this pudding dish enjoyed around the world!  Tapioca is a starch derived from the cassava root. While the root looks similar in shape and color to a sweet potato, in its natural form, cassava contains cyanide. However, grinding down the root produces a …
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NATIONAL GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE DAY – June 11

National German Chocolate Cake Day is observed by chocolate lovers annually on June 11. Although the name may sound like the cake originated in Germany, it did not.   The cake’s roots can be traced back to 1852 when American, Sam German, made a type of dark baking chocolate for the American Baker’s Chocolate Company.  Baker’s …
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NATIONAL RASPBERRY POPOVER DAY – May 3

National Raspberry Popover Day on May 3rd each year recognizes a dish similar to Yorkshire pudding. Popovers earn their name by their characteristic popping over the edge of the pan as they bake. They can be enjoyed in both sweet and savory combinations. The primary ingredients in popovers are flour, eggs, milk, butter, salt and …
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NATIONAL BLACK FOREST CAKE DAY – March 28

March 28th recognizes a decadent and delicious dessert on National Black Forest Cake Day. Black Forest cake is the English name for the German dessert Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte, meaning “Black Forest cherry torte.” Most often, bakers layer several layers of chocolate cake with whipped cream and cherries between each layer to make Black Forest cake. Then they …
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Mar 12 NATIONAL BAKED SCALLOPS DAY

March 12th is a food holiday celebrating a popular delicacy, the scallop. Scallops are a cosmopolitan family and can be found in all of the world’s oceans.  They are one of the most popular shellfish in the world and highly prized as a food source. There are two fleshy parts of the scallop that are usually sold …
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NATIONAL CHEDDAR DAY – February 13

National Cheddar Day adds some cheesy goodness on February 13th! Grilled cheese would be buttered bread without melt-able slices piled high; burgers would be lackluster without a perfect ooze; mac & cheese would just be…mac, to be frank. So many of our iconic American dishes simply wouldn’t be the same without a slice of cheddar’s …
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NATIONAL MAKE A FRIEND DAY

Always observed on February 11th, National Make A Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone new and make a new friendship. Friends serve a vital role in everyone’s lives. They are one of life’s most valuable assets. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light”  – Helen Keller New …
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NATIONAL CHEESE LOVER’S DAY

On National Cheese Lover’s Day, don’t feel bleu, throw a feta or act capricious. January 20th is a gouda day to kummin over and have some sharp cheddar, munster, or fontina!  There is no firm evidence of how cheese making was discovered. but legend tells us it was likely by chance that someone created the …
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