FOOD HOLIDAY: Heavenly Hash Day

The fruit salad version, wrapped insour cream.   February 2 is National Heavenly Hash Day. But which heavenly hash? If someone offers you Heavenly Hash, you may want to clarify: Is it a fruit salad bound with sour cream or whipped cream, or a chocolate confection or baked good filled with marshmallows and nuts? Heavenly…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake A Pie For National Pie Day

January 23rd is National Pie Day. We grew up in a pie-baking household; Mom is a great baker who loves to bake pies. She rolled out the dough, placed it in a Pyrex pie plate and added the filling. Then we got to pinch the edges. We savored the aroma of a baking pie; and…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Peking Duck Day

Today is Peking Duck Day. We’ll be running out to our favorite Chinese restaurant for the real deal, which we’ve been enjoying since childhood. Ask what our favorite Chinese dish is: The answer is Peking Duck. To make Peking Duck, a whole duck is roasted to crisp perfection. Then, an experienced maitre d’ slices it…
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RECIPE: Elvis Sandwich

Elvis Presley’s favorite sandwich (photo courtesy Hipsubwg.Blogspot.com.   Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, and left the world too soon in 1977. As has been told many times, his favorite food was a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich. Try one to see if you and Elvis enjoy the same snack. Here’s the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Snack On Hard-Boiled Eggs

A 70-calorie snack with 6 grams of protein. Photo courtesy American Egg Board. Have you awakened with a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? Snack on hard-cooked eggs. Most people call them hard-boiled eggs, but the proper term is hard-cooked: The eggs are not boiled. After the water comes to a boil, the eggs are…
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