The Most Popular Julia Child Recipes To Celebrate Her Birthday

[1] Cassoulet. Here’s a recipe (photo © Reserve Media). [2] Crêpes Suzette. Here’s a recipe (photo © Betty Crocker). [3] Reine de Saba cake. Here’s the recipe (photo © ). [4] Quiche Lorraine. Here’s a recipe (photo © Natasha’s Kitchen). [5] Vichyssoise. Here’s a recipe (photo © Umami Information Center).   August 15th is Julia…
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Breakfast Banana Split Recipe For National Watermelon Day

[1] Scoops of fresh watermelon take the place of ice cream in this breakfast banana split (photo © National Watermelon Promotion Board). [2] Shredded coconut is the perfect garnish for this breakfast sundae (photo © Gourmet Food World). Check out 21 more watermelon recipes, including cocktails. > The history of watermelon. > The history of…
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Creme Brulee Recipes & History For National Creme Brulee Day

July 27th is National Crème Brûlée Day, celebrating a French dessert that has remained on menus across the U.S. long after Coupe aux Marrons, Île Flottante, Mont Blanc, and other classic French desserts have disappeared from menus in the U.S. Crème brûlée first came to America with Thomas Jefferson’s return from France in 1789 [source].…
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Tequila Recipes For National Tequila Day

What’s your favorite tequila drink? Enjoy it, or try a new tequila recipe, for National Tequila Day, July 24th (also known as International Tequila Day and World Tequila Day—everybody wants in!). The indigenous populations didn’t know the art of distilling. It was brought to the New World by Spanish conquistadors, who arrived in 1519. >…
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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Recipes For National Peanut Butter & Chocolate Day

There’s National Peanut Butter Day, and there’s National Chocolate Day. But today, July 23rd is National Peanut Butter & Chocolate Day. Far beyond grabbing a Reese’s peanut butter cup (or the gourmet version from chocolatier Michael Recchiuti), check out these delicious peanut butter and chocolate recipes from The Nibble archives. > The history of the…
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