A Fancy Fusion Hot Dog Recipe For National Hot Dog Day

[1] Zilla Dog, an international fusion dish that combines kimchi, chicharrones, and an Indonesian-based sauce (photos #1 and #2 © 4505 Meats). [2] 44505 Meats chicharrones come in a variety of flavors—all delicious. [3] Sambal olek, an Indonesian chili paste or sauce (photo © McCormick). [4] You can purchase kimchi, a traditional Korean side dish…
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Watermelon Cocktails For National Watermelon Day

The weekend is our time for trying new cocktail recipes, and this weekend it’s watermelon cocktails for National Watermelon Month (National Watermelon Day is coming up on August 3rd). A glass of watermelon juice is one of our favorite summer refreshers. You can add a squeeze of lime and a splash of something white and…
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Lobster Mac & Cheese For National Macaroni & Cheese Day

[1] Lobster Mac & Cheese on the half shell (photo © Goldbelly). [2] Lobster Mac & Cheese in ramekins (photos #2 and #3 © Bloomingdale’s). [3] Lobster Mac & Cheese in your own casserole dish. [4] Gnocchi Mac & Cheese. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). [6] Two-Pasta Mac & Cheese. Here, it’s elbows and…
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French Cocktail Recipes To Celebrate Bastille Day

It’s July 14th, the day to toast to Bastille Day (“le quatorze juillet” in French). The holiday is officially called the Fête Nationale (“National Celebration”). Here’s the history of Bastille Day, which commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14, 1789. It was a rallying point in the French Revolution. How…
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Rye Day The 13th: A Rye Whiskey Holiday To Celebrate Every Month

It’s Rye Day the 13th is a food holiday started by the Maryland-based Sagamore Spirit Distillery in 2016. It was begun as a promotional opportunity for restaurants and bars. The organizers suggest “a coast-to-coast toast” with Rye. It reminds us of National Gnocchi Day, which occurs on the 29th of every month, in Argentina. All…
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