Gingerbread History & Recipes For National Gingerbread Day

November 21st is National Gingerbread Day, a time for a bit of gingerbread history and some tasty recipes (below). Gingerbread cookies are examples of rolled cookies, a.k.a. cutout cookies (there are 11 basic types of cookies). While they are most often considered cookies for Thanksgiving and Christmas, there’s no reason why they can’t be enjoyed…
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GIFT IDEA: Tea Towels With Many Uses In A Tea Towels Subscription

[1] Soft linen tea towels were originally created to dry fine china (photo © Tracey Hocking | Unsplash). [2] Examples of the designs in the 2022 year’s tea towel collection (photos #2, #4, #4, #5, #6, and #7 © Eat Drink Lucky). [3] Flowers. [4] Strawberries. [5] Birds. [6] Seashore. [7] Pomegranates.   We’ve seen…
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Nachos Trivia For National Nachos Day

  [1] A classic nachos recipe has (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Carnitas nachos include shredded pork shoulder (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Fully loaded nachos. Here’s the recipe (photo © Matt Robinson | Real Food By Dad).     November 6th is National Nachos Day, and we’ve got some fun nachos…
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The World’s Best Cheese & The History Of Gruyère

This year’s World Cheese Awards was held recently at a conference center in Newport, Wales. It was originally to be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, but the location had to be moved due to the Russian invasion. (All fees were waived for the Ukraine entries, and the country had opportunities to showcase its cheeses throughout the…
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History Of Smoothies & Smoothie Recipes For Global Smoothie Day

Love smoothies? October 3rd is Global Smoothie Day, A beverage of fruit and yogurt with the consistency of a milkshake, but much healthier. While the first smoothies marketed in the U.S. were combinations of fruit and fruit juice, yogurt was later added to the recipe. The concentration of calcium and beneficial bacteria in the yogurt,…
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