Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries Recipe For National French Fry Day

[1] Loaded bacon cheese fries are easy to make (both photos © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] A Greek salad with Greek-seasoned fries (oregano, thyme, garlic). Here’s the recipe. [3] Grown In Idaho frozen crinkle-cut fries (photo © Coltrane’s).   July 13th, National French Fry Day: The very name suggests that, no matter how hard you’ve…
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Creative Hot Dog Toppings For National Hot Dog Day

We’re getting ready for National Hot Dog Day, July 20th this year (it’s the third Wednesday in July). We’re serving some creative hot dog toppings—no mustard, ketchup, relish, and sauerkraut this year. You can set up a DIY hot dog bar with the toppings below, and let guests create their “signature” hot dogs. Mustard and…
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A Pina Colada Cake Recipe For National Pina Colada Day

Goslings Rum adapted this rom Sky High: Irresistible Triple-Layer Cakes by Alisa Huntsman (photo #6). It’s an iced brown sugar cake made with pineapple, coconut, and lots of rum, rum, rum (photo #1)! Goslings Black Seal (photo #2) is a full-flavored dark, barrel-aged rum blended in Bermuda from different triple pot-distilled rums. The raw rum…
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Watermelon Ice Cream Bars Recipe For National Watermelon Month

[1] These watermelon ice cream bars are made without an ice cream machine (photos #1, #2, #4 © The National Watermelon Promotion Board). [2] Homemade watermelon juice is simple: Just pulse watermelon cubes in a blender. [3] A glass of watermelon juice is a refreshing snack (photo © Hyhoon 1210 | Dreamstime). [4] How about…
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Chimichurri Sauce Recipe For Grilled Steak, Poultry & More

July 9th is Argentina’s Independence Day, Día de la Independencia. The independence of Argentina from Spain was declared on July 9th, 1816. Celebrate with this blender chimichurri sauce recipe and your favorite grilled food. Chimichurri (chih-mee-CHOO-ree) is Argentina’s national condiment. In Spanish, it’s a salsa (each Latin American country has its own salsa recipes). In…
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