Be Thankful

Today is National Bavarian Cream Pie Day. Melt a decadent and allow to chill; fold in whipped cream -please, use the real stuff- and then fill a graham cracker pie crust, or shell of choice. Chill again and enjoy. Is the origin Bavarian? How does a rich cream pie get that name? Bavaria is a […]

News about Cashews

It’s National Cashew Day. Today will be informative, but brief. The cashew is a tree in the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae, and it’s native to northeastern Brazil. The name derives from the Portugese name for the fruit of the cashew tree, caju, which in turn derives from an indigenous name, acaj├║, so it’s a derivative […]

More than a little excited….

Today is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day, and Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day. Could any two culinary items be less alike?? Since I first began planning my foray into NaBloPoMo in early October, I have had my eye excitedly on November 20th, and really, the whole month in general because not only do we celebrate fudge […]

The most ridiculous of them all

It’s National Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day. Talk about ridiculous. Call it Pop, call it Soda or simply just call it what it is- garbage disguised as sugary, calorie laden liquid. I can’t even imagine anything worse to put in your body. *taking a deep breath* Ok, now would you like to know how I […]