Ember Days Saturday and Russet Potato Soup

Today is the third and final Ember Days of the Spring Season. It is also National Baked Scallop Day. Now I thought long and hard about what to share for today’s recipe.

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Second Friday of Lent, Ember Days and Yummy Noodles

Today is the second Friday of Lent, the second Ember Days of Spring and National Eat Your Noodles Day. What a winning combination!

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Ember Days Wednesday and Spicy Crab Balls

Today is the first Ember Days of the Lenten or Spring Season. Last year, Ember Days Wednesday happened to fall on National Corn Tortilla Chip Day. This year we have both Crab Meat Day and National Meatball Day for inspiration.

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Ember Saturday and Scallop Chowder

Before Hubby came into my life, I had never eaten a Scallop – at least not knowingly. I ate Catfish because Dad and I went fishing together and it thrilled me to eat something I had caught. I ate Lobster and Crab because – well, who doesn’t? And shrimp. Love shrimp.

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Ember Friday and the 2nd Friday of Lent

Today is the second Friday of Lent and the first Friday following the first Sunday of Lent. That would mean it’s an Ember Days Friday, too. So confusing. Bottom line is it’s a day of Abstinence within the Universal Catholic Church. It means no meat today. It is also a celebration of Spring with Ember Days of Lent.

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Ember Wednesday and National Tortilla Chip Day

The fact that today is National Tortilla Chip Day should be self explanatory. It’s a day set aside to celebrate the crunchy snack loved by millions. Tortilla chips with a big bowl of salsa or guacamole are the most common ways to celebrate the day. Using Tortillas Chips as a base for Nachos is another. And then there are those creative dishes that use Tortilla Chips as a breading to add a salty crunch to various foods.

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