Cherry Popovers Recipe For National Cherry Popover Day

September 1st is National Cherry Popover Day. Popovers have been a family delight, although our mother and grandmother, both excellent bakers, didn’t make them. Instead, the family went for frequent brunches at a restaurant know for its popovers. Alas, the restaurant is gone and our option is to bake our own. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy.…
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All About Cabernet Sauvignon On National Cabernet Sauvignon Day

August 30th is National Cabernet Sauvignon Day, celebrating a wine that’s one of the world’s most widely recognized red wine grape varieties. “Cab,” for short, is grown in nearly every major wine producing country. It is the principal grape in most Bordeaux wines, where it is typically blended. Every year on National Cabernet Sauvignon Day,…
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Cookies & Cream Skillet Brownies Recipe For Brownies At Brunch Month

[1] If you don’t have a skillet, you can use a 10″ cake pan (photo © Wisconsin Cheese). [2] Oreos are the largest brand of chocolate sandwich cookies (photo © Tijtan Adrndarski | Unsplash). [3] Mascarpone originated during the Middle Ages in Lombardy, a region in northern Italy. It has a looser, more velvety texture…
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Tia Maria Cocktail Recipe For National Coffee Month

[1] Tia Maria Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur (both photos © Tia Maria). [2] Have a refreshing Tia Tonic, and check out these other Tia Maria cocktail recipes.   August is National Coffee Month; National Coffee Day is September 26th, and International Coffee Day is October 1st. While most coffee drinkers can be convinced to upgrade…
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Banana Split Ice Pops Recipe For National Banana Split Day

August 25th is National Banana Split Day, celebrating an iconic sundae invented in 1904 by a 23-year-old apprentice pharmacist in Pennsylvania. In those days, pharmacies contained soda fountains, and it wasn’t unusual for a junior pharmacist to fill in as a soda jerk*. He made the sundae in a long dish called a boat (hence…
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