Creme Brulee Recipes & History For National Creme Brulee Day

July 27th is National Crème Brûlée Day, celebrating a French dessert that has remained on menus across the U.S. long after Coupe aux Marrons, Île Flottante, Mont Blanc, and other classic French desserts have disappeared from menus in the U.S. Crème brûlée first came to America with Thomas Jefferson’s return from France in 1789 [source].…
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It’s National Culinarians Day. What’s A Culinarian?

July 25th is National Culinarians Day, celebrating the culinarians for whom we are grateful. What’s a culinarian? Culinarians are culinary experts: masters of the art and science of cooking and serving food. They can be restaurant and commercial kitchen chefs, pastry chefs and bakers, caterers: anyone who is involved in the preparation of and serving…
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Tequila Recipes For National Tequila Day

What’s your favorite tequila drink? Enjoy it, or try a new tequila recipe, for National Tequila Day, July 24th (also known as International Tequila Day and World Tequila Day—everybody wants in!). The indigenous populations didn’t know the art of distilling. It was brought to the New World by Spanish conquistadors, who arrived in 1519. >…
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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Recipes For National Peanut Butter & Chocolate Day

There’s National Peanut Butter Day, and there’s National Chocolate Day. But today, July 23rd is National Peanut Butter & Chocolate Day. Far beyond grabbing a Reese’s peanut butter cup (or the gourmet version from chocolatier Michael Recchiuti), check out these delicious peanut butter and chocolate recipes from The Nibble archives. > The history of the…
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Mango-Tomatillo Guacamole Recipe For National Mango Day

[1] Mango-Tomatillo Guacamole. The recipe is below photo © Chef Ingrid Hoffmann | Facebook). [2] Champagne mangoes (their proper name is Ataulfo) are in season from late February to early August. They’re a smaller variety but with a creamier texture—the larger varieties tend to be fibrous (photo © I Love Mangoes). [3] Tomatillos look like…
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