NATIONAL CINNAMON DAY

The holiday season warms up with National Cinnamon Day on November 1st. It’s the spice that ushers in a season while being versatile all year long. What other spice flavors the holidays than cinnamon? Of course, cinnamon’s quintessential warmth fills our homes with welcoming scents like no other. For generations, cinnamon elicits fond memories of …
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NATIONAL PUMPKIN SPICE DAY

What do cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and October 1 have in common? They are all part of National Pumpkin Spice Day. We divide the world into factions. Left vs. right. Solar vs. gas. Privacy vs. freedom of information. But if you really want to turn a conversation on its head, divide the room into …
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NATIONAL HOT MULLED CIDER DAY

On September 30th, National Hot Mulled Cider Day warms our homes with the scent of cinnamon, nutmeg, and apple.  Fall welcomes toasty mugs of mulled cider to wrap our chilled hands around. Such a cozy way to spend an evening, sipping a tart, spiced beverage on a chilly evening while gazing at trees ablaze in …
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NATIONAL CHAI DAY

On September 21st, the aroma filling the room comes from ancient spices, perfectly steeped into a cup of delicious tea. National Chai Day celebrates the strong, satisfying tea that is ordered at cafes across the country. While the Indian beverage dates back nearly 5,000 years, the chai served in homes and coffee shops today comes …
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NATIONAL OATMEAL COOKIE DAY – April 30

National Oatmeal Cookie Day on April 30th each year recognizes a delicious and nutritious cookie. This day is also often recognized on March 18 in conjunction with National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day. Oatmeal cookies have been around since the 1800s. The cookies quickly became popular, and by early the 1900s, a recipe for the delicious …
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Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup light brown sugar packed 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp cornstarch 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp cinnamon 3 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips, nuts …
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