Lasagna Recipes Including Gluten-Free For National Lasagna Day

[1] This Indian-accented lasagna is gluten-free. The recipe is below (photo © Urban Accents). [2] Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna combines two favorites. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). [3] Something different: lasagna soup! Here’s the recipe (photo © Wisconsin Dairy). [4] Ravioli lasagna. Here’s the recipe (photo © Oxmoor House [permanently closed]). [5] Who needs a…
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Shiraz Vs. Syrah: The Difference For National Shiraz Day

[1] Shiraz wines have a deep red color. Learn more about Australian Shiraz, the first “modern” Shiraz (photo © Best Wines) [2] Shiraz is a happy pairig with any kind of beef or lamb (phot © LT Bar & Grill). [3 Penfolds Bin 28 from Australia, one of the world’s great Shiraz wines. Here’s more…
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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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