January 11th is National Milk Day. You could toast with: A glass of cold or hot milk Chocolate milk Coffee milk Strawberry milk   We chose strawberry milk. Instead of a corn syrup-based strawberry flavoring, you can: Purée fresh or frozen strawberries, and sweeten to taste. Purée some strawberry preserves with a bit of water […]

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[1] America’s favorite pizza topping: pepperoni (photo © Jordan Nix | Unsplash). [2] Sausage is America’s #2 favorite topping. Try this recipe, Spicy Sausage & Pesto Pizza with Roasted Corn & Jalapeños (photo © DeLallo).   We’re in the middle of National Pizza Week, which began on January 8th and goes through Saturday. It’s the […]

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January 8th is Elvis Presley’s birthday. The King was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. To celebrate, we’ve got some Elvis Presley recipes for you. Elvis’ favorite sandwich was a fried peanut butter sandwich with sliced bananas and bacon. The following recipes carry on the theme.     ELVIS TRIBUTE DISHES Elvis Burger […]

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[1] Tempura green beans (photo © Southern Selects). [2] Tempura green beans served in a basket, like fries (photo © The Tuck Room | NYC). [3] Shishito peppers tempura. Here’s the recipe (photo © A Spicy Perspective).   January 7th is National Tempura Day, and while you can head to your nearest Japanese restaurant, you […]

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Here’s some fun for National Spaghetti Day, January 4th: pancake spaghetti. A trend that started on Tik-Tok, pancake spaghetti is thin strips of pancake batter made in the thickness of spaghetti. Once the strips are cooked all the way through on a griddle, you put them in a bowl and “sauce” them with your syrup […]

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January 4th is National Spaghetti Day, but mark your calendar to celebrate all of the pasta holidays below. Trivia: The word “spaghetti” derives from the Italian word “spago,” which means “twine” or “string.”  The name for a single spaghetti noodle is “spaghetto” (it’s the singular form of the plural “spaghetti” ). Other beloved Italian foods […]

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