Monthly Archives: January 2013

Happy National Tempura Day (1/7)

As kickoff of the BCS National Championship approaches, what better tailgate food could there possibly be for the unaffiliated viewer than a little Tempura? Tempura is basically Japanese for fried, so an algomation between the always GQ magazine rated “Douciest” … Continue reading

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Happy Spaghetti Day! (1/7)

When we’re talking pasta, we’re talking about pretty much the exact same ingredients constructed into a variance of shapes. Make them flat, thick and long, and you got lasagna. Small curvy and hollow, it’s a pasta masata. Shape it like … Continue reading

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Happy National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day (1/3)

At this point in the confectionary culture, there is possibly nothing in existence that has not been dipped and/or coated in chocolate. Cakes, cookies, bananas, strawberries, peanut butter, popcorn, booze, bugs, they all have been well doused. In recent years, … Continue reading

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Happy National Buh… Buh… Buffet Day! (1/2)

Giant feasts of seemingly endless portions of food is not an American invention by any stretch. Royalty has thrown down in such fashion in every account ever told, from ancient Egypt to King Arthur’s court.  Hawaiians  have held whole pig roasts at … Continue reading

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Happy National Bicarbonate of Soda Day (12/30)

“I don’t know, I think it’s just, like, an ice cream soda,” I told my wife when she asked what bicarbonate soda is. Certainly, because that 85% of the entire “National Day” list has been composed of desserts, it was a … Continue reading

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