Meat lovers rejoice, for Meat Week is here! If it’s the last Sunday in January, then it’s the first day of Meat Week. According to the week’s official website, this celebration involves 8 nights of feasting on meat. But not just any feasting. Coordinated feasting! That’s right, a Captain in each participating city makes […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
December is a time for family and holiday cheer. Depending on where you live it’s also a time for cold, snow and indoor hibernation. And Buckwheat Month! At least according to the Oldways Whole Grains Council. A few years ago the Council featured a different whole grain each month. December got buckwheat. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Calling all banana pudding lovers! November is your month. Yep, November is officially Banana Pudding Lovers Month. And yes, it really is an official month. Banana Pudding Lovers Month appears in Chase’s calendar of events, the official word on holidays and events. The Rodgers family—of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Filling—created the month in 2011. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the weather turning cooler and the holidays coming up, it’s time to start baking more. A favorite baked goodie around here is pecan pie. And during November that’s especially appropriate. Because it’s National Georgia Pecan Month. Of course, you can make pecan pie with any pecans. Not just pecans from Georgia. Well, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Peanut butter lovers unite! (Creamy or crunchy doesn’t matter) Because November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. A month to eat peanut butter morning, noon, and night! By the spoonful, if you’d like. Or use it to make your other favorite foods even better. The month was originally just a day. Southern Peanut […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
October is one delicious month. National Pizza Month! It doesn’t matter what kind of pizza either. Thin crust, stuffed, or deep dish. It’s all good. Plain cheese, meat lover’s, anchovies, or veggies. All perfectly fine choices for this celebration. Gerry Durnell created National Pizza Month in October 1984. That’s also when he published […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
October brings with it cooler days … well, usually anyway. And that creates a desire for warm, comforting foods. Like soups and stews. And chili. Lucky us—October is also National Chili Month! Who created this entire month devoted to the hearty goodness that is chili? No clue. It was probably someone who loves […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s National Apple Month for all of October! It’s a whole month for eating and promoting apples. Trying new apples. Experimenting with apple recipes. Yum! Apple Month grew out of National Apple Week, created in 1904 by the US Apple Association. According to the Association this month’s goal is to “increase apple industry […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Nachos! They’re a favorite game-day (or any day) snack. Loaded nachos, complete with meat and/or beans plus tons of toppings can even be a whole meal. And today we celebrate nachos any way you like them, with National Nachos Day. Yep. You really do have an excuse to have nachos all day today. So […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hard on the heels of indulging your kitties for National Cat Day, it’s Go Cook For Your Pets Day. Today your pets deserve more than dry kibble or canned bits in gravy. No. They deserve that steak or chicken or pork chop they’re always begging for a bite of (or all of). After all, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.