Italian Fried Rice Recipe For National Fried Rice Day

September 20th is National Fried Rice Day. No doubt, everyone who enjoys Chinese food has had fried rice. We can eat a big plate of it as a main course! But today, we offer you something different: A fusion Italian Fried Rice recipe. What makes it “Italian” fried rice? Instead of rice, the recipe uses…
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The Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe For National Red Velvet Cake Day

[1] Some people thrill to a four-layer cake, but we’re happy with just two layers. Here’s the recipe for this beauty (photo © King Arthur Baking). [2] While there’s no evidence that red velvet cake originated in the south, you can find recipes in most southern cookbooks, like this one (photo © Chronicle Books). [3]…
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Cheerios Treats Bar Recipe For National Rice Krispies Treats Day

September 18th is National Rice Krispies Treats Day. Make no mistake: We really like Rice Krispies treats. But it made us wonder: What about other cereals? We also love Cheerios, Corn Flakes, and Raisin Bran. And Rice Krispies Treats can be made with any crisp breakfast cereal, bound together with butter or margarine and marshmallows.…
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National Italian Cheese Month & Types Of Italian Cheese

September is National Italian Cheese Month. Italy produces approximately 600 different types of cheeses. Some of their most famous cheeses date back as long as 2,000 years. The European Commission has granted a number of these cheeses protected status; the most famous have the DOP* status.     A BRIEF HISTORY OF ITALIAN CHEESE According…
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An Alcohol-Spiked Chocolate Milkshake For National Chocolate Milkshake Day

[1] Chocolate hazelnut Bourbon milkshake. The recipe is at right. (photo © Gelson’s Markets | Facebook). [2] Nutella for the shake (photo © Mikael Stenberg | Unsplash). [3] Chocolate fruitcake shakes. Here’s the recipe (photos #3 and #4 © American Heritage Chocolate). [4] How about a chocolate cookie milkshake? Toss a few Oreos or Famous…
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