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.
Do you wear ties? These days many men wear them only for special occasions. But December is National Tie Month, so break out those ties and wear one every day! Ok, so every day might be unrealistic for many of you. But on days you’re dressing up even a little, add a tie. […]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 is Raptor Month. At least it used to be. Between 2006 and 2012 there was a Raptor Month website. According to the site, the month was a project of The Avian Promise, Inc. And it was supposed to celebrate birds of prey. As far as we can tell, neither the Raptor Month […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Come October we start preparing for the months ahead. Holiday fun. Winter snow and ice. Short, dark days … Squirrel Awareness Month. That’s right, a whole month for squirrel awareness. Why, you ask? After all, it’s hard to not be aware of them running rampant through your yard. Running out in front of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.