National Peanut Butter Day – January 24th

Happy National Peanut Butter Day!

Here is the USA, we love our peanut butter.  We celebrate it throughout the entire year.  Here is a sampling of our peanut butter (and related) days of celebration:

  • National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day – March 1st
  • National Peanut Cluster Day – March 8th
  • National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day – April 2nd
  • National Peanut Day – September 13th
  • National Peanut Butter Fudge Day – November 20th.

Here are a few of my favorite recipes using peanut butter, to help you celebrate:
Peanut Butter Cookies
Creamy Peanut Dipping Sauce
Peanut Brittle
Peanut Butter Pattie Bars

Girl Scout Peanut Butter Pattie Bars
Girl Scout Peanut Butter Pattie Bars, Courtesy: Food Mingle Blog





National Curried Chicken Day – January 12th

Happy National Curried Chicken Day!  I know, I know – you almost missed it, right?

Each year on January 12th, curried chicken lovers in the USA unite to pay homage to this spicy poultry dish.  Chicken curry is often made with chicken stewed in a tomato-based sauce, flavored with a variety of ginger, garlic, and chilies, along with sassy spices such as turmeric, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, and cardamom. Although this dish is a common delicacy in South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, it is also popular in the West.  In fact,  in parts of the USA, this popular dish is often referred to as Country Captain Chicken.

Panang Chicken Curry, Courtesy: FoodMingleBog
anang Chicken Curry, Courtesy: FoodMingleBog

Here is a recipe for Thai Panang Chicken Curry, to help you celebrate this wonderful day!

I learned how to make this recipe at a fundraiser calledNew York State of Mind’, at the New York Wine & Culinary Center.  It features locally sourced ingredients!


Source: http://www.nationalday