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 Zucchini Bread Day – April 25th

Happy National Zucchini Bread Day!

Zucchini are a summer squash, treated as a vegetable in the culinary world, but botanically, zucchini are a fruit (a type of berry), as they are the ovary of the zucchini flower. Either way, they have a wonderful nutritional profile:

  • Calories – approximately 17 calories per 100 grams
  • Folate – 24 ug per 100 grams
  • Potassium – 261 mg per 100 grams
  • Vitamin A –  200 IU per 100 grams

Need a recipe to celebrate National Zucchini Bread Day? No problem – try mine: Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread, Courtesy: www.bettycrocker.com
Zucchini Bread, Courtesy: http://www.bettycrocker.com

Enjoy!

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

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National Beer Day – April 17th

Happy National Beer Day!

Yes, we like our beer here in the United States, so much so that we set aside several days to celebrate it, In addition to today, National Beer Day (April 17th), we also celebrate beer on these days:

  • National Beer Lover’s Day  – September 7th
  • National Drink Beer Day – September 28th
  • National American Beer Day – October 27th

Let’s celebrate National Beer Day with a few recipes using this frosty beverage:
Beer Slush
Touchdown Lemon Shandy (Beer with Lemonade)
Beer Simmered Beans

Enjoy! (and drink responsibly)

Source: http://www.calendardaynational.com

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