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National Kale Day

You all know that kale is good for you. Maybe you’ve had it in salads or, that trendy snack, kale chips. Now it’s got it’s own national holiday – sort of. Wednesday October 2, 2013 is National Kale Day. Usually “National” food days are only recognized in the U.S. However, National Kale Day Canada is celebrating […]

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News bites: Passover edition

Passover starts tonight! Here’s some of what you need to know. Healthy cooking for Passover? All it takes is tweaking [JTA] Mazon’s (USA) Childhood Nutrition Seders. [via JTA> Jewish Public Affairs> MAZON US]. I’d like to see an initiative like this locally Good to the last plague [Washington Jewish Week] Until last year I’d never […]

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Food Holidays: September 14-20

Another Monday, another week of food holidays. Today is National Cream Filled Donut Day and Eat a Hoagie Day. My first introduction to the hoagie was the Cosby Show. I’ve never seen one in person. I’ve never eaten one. Hoagies are Cosby fiction as far as I’m concerned even though I know they exist. For […]

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Food holidays – August 24-30

Today, August 24: National Peach Pie Day August 25: Whiskey Sour Day August 26: National Cherry Popsicle Day (I don’t know if they’re referring to the brand name or the general term. “Popsicle” is to “ice pops” what “Kleenex” is to “facial tissue” and, sadly, “iPod” is to MP3 player.) August 27: National Pots de […]

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Food holidays August 17-23

How does Monday keep rolling around quickly?? Today: National Vanilla Custard Day Tomorrow – Tuesday August 18: National Soft Ice Cream Day Wednesday August 19: Potato Day and Hot & Spicy Food Day Thursday August 20: Lemonade Day and National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day Friday August 21: National Pecan Torte Day Saturday August 22: National […]

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Food Holidays – August 10-16

Monday August 10: National S’mores Day Tuesday August 11: National Raspberry Tart Day Wednesday August 12: Julienne Fries Day Thursday August 13: National Filet Mignon Day Friday August 14: National Creamsicle Day (I don’t know if that’s the ice cream treat or the drink – or Creamsicle cake?) Saturday August 15: Lemon Meringue Pie Day […]

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Food holidays, August 3-9

With the long weekend I forgot to post food holidays yesterday, and I was so looking forward to it! You know why? Because yesterday was “Grab Some Nuts Day”. I thought of it (and mentioned it) on Saturday and should have posted it asap. On the bright side, no nuts were harmed as a result. […]

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Food holidays July 6-12

July 6: National Fried Chicken Day (yuck) July 7: National Strawberry Sundae Day (yum) July 8: National Chocolate with Almonds Day (even yummier.) July 9: National Sugar Cookie Day July 10: National Piña Colada Day (Yes! And it’s on a Friday. How convenient?) July 11: National Blueberry Muffin Day July 12: National Pecan Pie Day […]

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Food Holidays: June 22-28

Image by QuintanaRoo via Flickr June 22: National Chocolate Éclair Day National Onion Rings Day. June 23: National Pecan Sandy Day. I’m kind of sorry that I Googled this because I found the Urban Dictionary definition, which is gross (think “camel toe”). June 24: National Pralines Day. Personal fact: When I was young(er) one of […]

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Food holidays, June 15-21

June 15: National Lobster Day June 16: National Fudge Day June 17: Eat All Your Veggies Day June 17: National Apple Strudel Day June 17: National Cherry Tart Day June 18: International Picnic Day June 19: National Dry Martini Day June 20: National Vanilla Milkshake Day June 21: National Peaches and Cream Day

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