[1] A toast to Queen Elizabeth (photo © AG Photographer | Canstock Photo). [2] There are two matcha holidays: February 6th in Japan and May 2nd in the U.S. You can celebrate both (photo © Matcha Co. | Unsplash). August, Second Full Week: Afternoon Tea Week (U.K.) September 3rd: National Afternoon Tea Day* September 21st: […]

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Passover 2022 begins the evening of April 15th, but you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy this coconut and chocolate Passover macaroons recipe. The gluten-free, dairy-free soft coconut cookies made from shredded coconut bound with an egg can be enjoyed plain, but we prefer them drizzled or dipped in chocolate. Completely scrumptious! Macaroons are […]

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The Year Of The Tiger began February 1st and lasts through February 15th. There’s lots of time to celebrate with traditional dishes. We’re having one a day—as simple as a few dumplings and ending up the celebration with Peking Duck (roasted and served with pancakes, scallions, and hoisin sauce). There are more recipes below. Also […]

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Looking for recipes for Cinco de Mayo? Most people we know whip up guacamole and Tex-Mex favorites: burritos, quesadillas, tacos, tortillas. We love these “classics.” But of you’d like something new, here are more options for Cinco de Mayo breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, and desserts.     CINCO DE MAYO RECIPES Breakfast Foods Cashew Salsa […]

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[1] Five lovely chocolate oxen are waiting to celebrate the Year Of The Ox with you (photos #1 and #2 © Burdick Chocolate). [2] The wood box is a “keeper.” [3] Celebrate the Year Of The Ox from February 12th through February 18th (photo © Liu Ziang | Panther Media).   Have you ever eaten […]

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February 29th occurs only once every four years: It’s the leap year day. There are actually two food holidays on Leap Day: National Surf & Turf Day National Frogs Legs Day We love Surf & Turf. In addition to the classic Surf and Turf, we’ve created a list of modern approaches to “one from the […]

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January 25th, 2020 begins the Lunar New Year (a.k.a. Chinese New Year, but it’s celebrated in many other Asian countries). It lasts for 15 days. We were chatting the other day that it’s the Year Of The Rat, an animal which does not evoke pleasant thoughts. So we looked it up. It turns out that […]

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