Red Velvet Cake Recipes For National Red Velvet Cake Day

[1] Red velvet layer cake. Here’s the recipe (photo © McCormick). [2] Red velvet bundt cake in Nordicware’s “Stained Glass” design (photo © Nordicware). [3] Red velvet pancakes. Here’s the recipe (photo © Taste Of Home). [5] Red velvet donuts. Here’s the recipe (photo © Farmgirl Gourmet).   September 18th is National Red Velvet Cake…
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Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe For National Monte Cristo Day

September 17th is National Monte Cristo Day, celebrating a sandwich that some people consider to be a fancy grilled ham and cheese sandwich on French toast. Actually, it’s the American adaptation of the Croque Monsieur, a French grilled ham and cheese sandwich on French toast. The The Monte Cristo recipe is below. The difference: Croque…
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How To Freeze Avocado, Avo Recipes For National Avocado Day

[1] Charred avocado. The recipe link is below (photo © Crown Shy | NYC) [2] Baked avocado fries. The recipe link is below (photo © Chobani). [3] Avocado soup with roast chickpeas (photo © DeLallo). [4] Ceviche-stuffed avocado. The recipe link is below (photo © Avocados From Mexico). [5] Bacon, avocado and tomato crostini. The…
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Creme de Menthe Brownies Recipe & History Of Creme de Menthe

September 15th is National Crème de Menthe Day. Crème de menthe, French for “mint cream,” is a mint liqueur made with dried peppermint or spearmint, steeped in grain alcohol for several weeks. The mint is then filtered out and the infused alcohol is mixed with sugar. The liqueur is aged for a month before bottling.…
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Black And White Cookie History For National Black & White Cookie Day

[1] Black and white cookies, so craveable (photo © American Heritage Chocolate). [2] Some bakers get creative. Dana’s Bakery makes black and white cookies with a surprise inside: rainbow cake (photos #3 and #4 © Dana’s Bakery) [3] Dana’s Bakery also makes chocolate chip black-and-whites, gluten-free black-and-whites, s’mores black-and-whites and vegan black-and-white cookies. [4] For…
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