Monthly Archives: April 2012

Happy National Oatmeal Cookie Day! (4/30)

They’re not heathy you know, oatmeal cookies? I think that’s why they’ve always made me feel a little shifty, because they seem to be trying to pass as a “good for you” food.  There’s just something about shoving healthy things into unhealthy things that creates a disconnect in … Continue reading

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Happy National Shrimp Scampi Day! (4/29)

Look man, I’m an adventurous eater. I really am! And I’m not talking about, “Hey, I ate sashimi yesterday!” Among my edible adventures, I’ve ingested chiterlings, ox tails, raw sea urchin, haggis, pickled pigs feet, cow tongue tacos, and even menudo soup.  Do you know what menudo soup … Continue reading

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Happy National Blueberry Pie Day! (4/28)

Is there a berry that nature has created that man did not eventually use to make a pie?  We’ve made pies from strawberries, boysenberries, blackberries, raspberries, huckleberries, cranberries, and yes, of course blueberries.  The syrupy sweet nature of fruit pies … Continue reading

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Happy National Prime Rib Day! (4/27)

Prime rib is one of those main courses that some people can’t order around when they go out.  I’m sure you’ve been out to dinner with this guy, in fact you might even be married to him or it could be your … Continue reading

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Happy National Pretzel Day! (4/26)

Can’t go wrong with a pretzel, man!  If you’re out at the snack shacks at a baseball game and want to bring your partner something back, but don’t know for sure what would fly, always go with a pretzel.  Sure, you could … Continue reading

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National Zucchini Bread Day (4/25)

As we’ve been oozing into Summer, I’ve been eyeballing this day suspiciously.  Zucchini bread sounded completely gross to me, like some kind of facacta sandwich alternative for people who found wheat bread to just not be healthy enough.   Even the Mayo … Continue reading

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Happy National Pigs in a Blanket Day (4/24)

How do you turn a hot dog back into a pig? Just tuck it in to bed! It’s not the easiest thing to define what constitutes a pig in a blanket.  Hot dogs typically come in some form of edible bread based packaging … Continue reading

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