Like zucchini? Today is for you: August 8th is National Zucchini Day. (There’s also National Zucchini Bread Day on April 25th, and for fans of zucchini noodles, National Eat Your Noodles Day is March 11th.) Zucchini is one of the best foods to spiralize. You can make delicious, very low-calorie ribbon noodles for a cold […]
How About Some Zucchini Recipes For National Zucchini Day?
A Traditional Mochi Recipe For National Mochi Day
America’s Favorite Sandwich: It’s National Sandwich Month!
 Traditional daifuku mochi, filled with redd bean paste (the recipe is below (photo © Morgaer | Deviantart).  Plain mochi dough can be flavored and/or rolled in a topping (photo © The Globetrotter Diaries).  Mochi with red bean paste that’s rolled in matcha, powdered green tea (photos #3, #4, #5, and #6 © […]
What’s your favorite sandwich? Maybe you have several. So enjoy them all: August is National Sandwich Month. And try something new, too. Check out our Sandwich Glossary for inspiration. There are quite a few different “Top 10” favorite sandwich lists online. We looked them over, and think that the one from YouGov may best reflect […]
 A glass of Strawberry Mint Dah!-brand lassi (all photos © Dahlicious).  Lassi served India-style, topped with rose petals and chopped pistachio nuts.  Pouring plain lassi into traditional terracotta cups, called kulhar or kulhad.  Pour yourself a refreshing glass of lassi; here, Alphonse Mango, Strawberry Mint, and Tomato Lassi With Mixed Berries. […]
 Scoops of fresh watermelon take the place of ice cream in this breakfast banana split (photo © National Watermelon Promotion Board).  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 […]
August 1st is National Spritz Day and the most famous spritz cocktail in the U.S. is the Aperol Spritz. We love it, but how about something new: a Mint Julep Spritz recipe (below)? What’s a spritz? A spritz is a wine-based cocktail made with prosecco, a bitter liqueur such as Aperol, Campari, or Cynar, and […]
 This is one chocolate chip cookie, mega flavor as well as size (all photos © Levain Bakery).  If we could only choose one, it might be Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip. Levain’s oatmeal raisin cookies, packed with juicy raisins. Our favorite big, chunky cookie maker, Levain Bakery, is offering free shipping for […]
July 31st is “unofficial” National SPAM Day. It’s unofficial because when we contacted the brand, they told us the holiday wasn’t established by or acknowledged by them. In these Internet times, anyone can declare any holiday and get it picked up through the Internet. So we’re certain that the millions of SPAM fans the world […]
 Hass avocados have the creamy flesh needed for mashing (photos #1, #2, #3, and #4 © ACC Art Books).  Three avocado toast recipes: something for everyone (or, all three for everyone!).  Caren Rideau’s Terra y Vino Dry Riesling is a perfect match with her avocado toast.  Caren Rideau: Kitchen Designer, Vintner, […]
Our last cheesecake recipe of the day: cheesecake ice cream. You can use it in the Raspberry Cheesecake Float published earlier, or just enjoy a bowl or a cone. For fun, add graham cracker pieces. At your next outdoor event, try an option like Cheesecake Ice Cream with Fruit Swirls from Milk Means More, from […]