National Brownie Day – December 8th

Happy National Brownie Day!

Every year in early December, lovers of sweets across the USA look forward to celebrating their favorite treat – the brownie!

This popular baked, chocolate dessert can be cakey, chewy or fudgy, and can include tasty extras such as nuts, peanut butter, butter scotch, frosting, cream cheese, chocolate chips, or anything else you might dream up! Although brownies are usually baked with chocolate, a popular variation using brown sugar and vanilla is called a blondie.

Celebrate this tasty baked good with this recipe for Raspberry Fudge Brownies!

Raspberry Fudge Brownies, Courtesy: Food Mingle Blog
Raspberry Fudge Brownies, Courtesy: Food Mingle Blog

Use #NationalBrownieDay to post on social media when sharing your love of brownies.

Source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-brownie-day-december-8/, http://www.wikipedia.com

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National Garlic Day – April 19th

Happy National Garlic Day!

Webster Garlic Festival 2016 - Bulk Garlic for Sale, Courtesy: Food Mingle Blog

Are you a garlic lover? If so, today is your day!

Here are several recipes you can use to celebrate the day:

Do you want to learn even more about garlic? Check out my review of a festival dedicated solely to lovely garlic.

Source:  http://www.nationalcalendarday.com, http://www.wikipedia.com

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National Something on a Stick Day – March 28th

Happy National Something on a Stick Day!

Here are a few recipes which you can use to celebrate this interesting day:

Lemon-Garlic Lamb Kabobs

Lemon-Garlic Lamb Kabobs, Courtesy: www.marthastewart.com
Lemon-Garlic Lamb Kabobs, Courtesy: http://www.marthastewart.com

Tortellini-Shrimp Kabobs with Cherry Tomatoes

Tortellini-Shrimp Kabobs, Courtesy: www.bettycrocker.com
Tortellini-Shrimp Kabobs, Courtesy: http://www.bettycrocker.com

Grilled Beef Skewers with Zucchini and Mint

Grilled Beef Skewers with Zucchini and Mint, Courtesy: www.marthastewart.com
Grilled Beef Skewers with Zucchini and Mint, Courtesy: http://www.marthastewart.com

So what are you waiting for? Grab a skewer and get going!

Source:  http://www.nationalcalendarday.com, http://www.wikipedia.com

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National Champagne Day – December 31st

Happy National Champagne Day!

Tangerine Champagne, Courtesy: www.foodnetwork.com
Tangerine Champagne, Courtesy: http://www.foodnetwork.com

Not only is it New Year’s Eve around the world, but today is also National Champagne Day in the Unites States – how fitting as champagne is often the beverage of choice to ring in the new year.

Here is a Tangerine Champagne recipe to get your new year’s eve started!  Please drink responsibly.

Source:  http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com

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National Bouillabaisse Day – December 14th

Happy National Boullabaisse Day!

Sometimes referred to as Seafood Stew, Bouillabaisse is a classic French dish from southern France, requiring many varieties of fish.  The name bouillabaisse refers to the preparation method. Specifically, the ingredients are not added all at once. The broth is first boiled, then the various types of fish are added one by one, and each time the broth comes to a boil, the heat is lowered. Yes, it requires a time commitment, but it is so worth it!

Here is a great recipe to help you celebrate the day: Bouillabaisse (Seafood Stew)

Bouilliabase, Courtesy: Food Mingle Blog
Bouilliabase, Courtesy: Food Mingle Blog

Source: http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com, http://www.wikipedia.com

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