Do You Know What Today Is?

If your guess is Blueberry Day, you’d be half right. Today is actually Blueberry Muffin Day and National Mojito Day. And that got me to thinking . . .

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The Beauty of a Cowboy Tater Casserole

Today is National Pina Colada Day. As everyone knows, Pina Coladas are a sweet, rum-based cocktail that includes Cream of Coconut and Pineapple Juice. If you are expecting a recipe, think again. While I do like Malibu Rum (coconut rum) in a tall glass with Pineapple Juice, that’s about as close as we come to a Pina Colada in our house.

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Yum, It’s Sugar Cookie Day!

Proof positive Sugar Cookies aren’t just for Christmas. Either that or it’s Christmas in July. Call it what you want, it’s all good.

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Scallop Potato Pork Chops for Family Suppertime

I cannot speak for the rest of the world, but here inflation has reared its ugly head. While you might be able to avoid unnecessary inflated spending, food isn’t something we can do without. There are many factors spurring the latest hikes.

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Celebrate Macaroni Day Without the Cheese

Each year on July 7th, we say Hoorah It’s Macaroni Day! Okay, so maybe not everyone gets excited about Macaroni Day, but some do. Have you ever asked yourself what is Macaroni?

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No Ordinary Fried Chicken

A number of my posting are written in advance – sometimes weeks in advance. I create my actual menus each week for our family around things I need to research or photograph for the blog. Today is National Fried Chicken Day. Now I bring that up because this isn’t the recipe I had intended to share.

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Happy Birthday America

On this day 245 years ago, America declared independence from England. It was the birth of a new nation with great dreams and expectations. Growing up, the 4th of July gave us a huge sense of community pride.

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Gotta Have Those Beans!

If tomorrow is the 4th of July, then today is National Eat Your Beans Day. I wonder if this day was chosen as a prep day for the beans we will surely be serving tomorrow, or if we’re actually supposed to cook our beans and eat them, too.

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If It’s Friday This Must Be . . .

A fabulous day for fish! In our house, Fridays are fabulous as well as meatless. Every Friday is like a Friday of Lent. Partially due to faith and old school teachings, but also because eating fish is good for you.

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Slow Cooker Pork Chop Caccitore with Spaghetti

Today is National Postal Worker Day, and fittingly enough National U.S. Postage Stamp Day. It’s also Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day and Gingersnap Day. Those are two delicious choices, don’t you think?

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A Mai Tai Getaway

Is today actually National Mai Tai Day? That’s a very good question. According to Foodimentary, June 30th is National Mai Tai Day. Okay, sounds good to me so let’s go with that.

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One Feast Day For Two Saints

On June 29th the Church celebrates the Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul. As early as the year 258, there is evidence supporting the celebration the solemnities of both saints together. While the two knew of one another, you really couldn’t classify them as friends or even associates.

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Alaska, The Last American Frontier

Today we celebrate Alaska, the 49th state to join the union. When it comes to inhabitants, Alaska is the 48th most populous, just ahead of Vermont and Wyoming. Yet if you were to put California, Texas and Montana together, Alaska would still have a greater land mass.

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Yep, It’s National Onion Day

On June 27, 1913 in Kenton, Ohio, a group of five onion growers created the NOA (National Onion Association) Their creation was “for the purpose of gathering and disseminating information relative to onion culture and the improvement of methods of onion growing.”

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