Monthly Archives: May 2012

For several months, I’ve been tracking this list of National Food Days of the year. I’ve been meticulous in following the list’s lead by making and/or eating the exact thing that was directed.  Some of the things on the list … Continue reading

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Happy National Escargot Day! (4/24)

Did you hear about the snail who traded his shell in for a Maserati? He painted a big “S” on the roof so that whenever he sped past, people would say, “Wow!  Did you see that “S” Car Go?” I know, I know, but … Continue reading

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Happy National Taffy Day! (5/23)

Today’s dedication to taffy is kind of fun. Face it, if you don’t like taffy, you wear dentures.  Also, if you’ve never tried taffy, it means that you’ve never travelled through any coastal tourist areas anywhere on the entire East coast … Continue reading

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Happy Vanilla Pudding Day! (5/22)

May 22nd is National Vanilla Pudding Day.  What a hook, right?  If you’re still reading (and I guess you are), I totally agree with you! Designating a day to celebrate Vanilla Pudding feels as off as celebrating “National Spend the Night in your Pajamas and … Continue reading

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Blame it on Quiche Lorraine!

All this time, here I’ve been making bacon, eggs and toast for breakfast for my family, trying to time all three of them to come out at the same time, when I could have just throw the eggs and bacon into … Continue reading

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Happy National Devil’s Food Cake Day! (5/19)

The Bible says that, while fleeing Pharaoh’s army in the desert, God fed the Hebrews a substance called manna. “The people of Israel called the bread manna.[d]   It was white like coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey.”        — Exodus … Continue reading

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Happy National Cheese Souffle Day

Today I made my second souffle! Seriously, how many people can honestly say that they’ve made two souffles in their life?  Now, is it true that I was much more excited about making the chocolate souffle than the cheese souffle?  Well, I don’t know … Continue reading

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