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Today is the day to warm up with a brimming bowl of homemade soup. The reason? February 4 is National Homemade Soup Day! When the snow is piling up and chilly winter winds are blowing outside, nothing takes away the cold feeling like a bowl of homemade soup. It’s so comforting. Don’t miss our recipe …

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February 3 is National Carrot Cake Day. Today is a day that we get to eat our cake and vegetables at the same time. There is a carrot cake recipe with cream cheese frosting at the bottom of this post, just in case you want to bake your own carrot cake today! Any excuse to …

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Did you know that gingerbread cookies have their own national day? Keep reading for more about National Gingerbread Cookie Day and get a gingerbread cookie recipe to share. Gingerbread has been around for centuries, and has evolved and changed over the years. National Gingerbread Cookie Day celebrates this tasty treat with a sweet flavor, and …

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If you love Halloween treats, get excited, because National Caramel Apple Day honors both caramel apples and Halloween! Read on to learn more. When the temperatures drop in the fall, we carve our pumpkins, and everyone starts putting up Halloween decorations, you know it’s time for caramel apples. In addition to being a tasty treat …

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August 5 is National Oyster Day. It’s a perfect day to celebrate oysters by answering the most frequently asked questions about them! Are you an oyster lover? Today is the day for you!  It doesn’t matter whether you like your oysters, raw, steamed or fried, today is the day to celebrate all different preparation styles …

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Every food and drink has its on special day and June 26 is celebrated each year as National Coconut Day.  Coconuts are a versatile ingredient in many recipes and drinks. Read on to learn some interesting coconut facts and get some coconut recipes to try. The Coconut Coalition of the Americas founded National Coconut Day in …

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Do you know that April 28 is National Blueberry Pie Day? In honor of this national day, I’ve put together a collection of blueberry recipes for you to enjoy. I was born in Maine and have fond memories of my family picking blueberries every year when they were in season. This delicious fruit is tasty …

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April 18 is National Animal Cracker Day. In honor of the day, I thought it would be fun to celebrate this national day with some great tasting Animal Cracker Recipes.  Remember those little red boxes, shaped like circus train cars full of tiny animals? This childhood treat has it’s own special day! Many national days …

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This list of April food holidays gives us so many recipes to share. From pecans to oatmeal cookies every day of the month has at least one food or drink associated with it which makes it easy to celebrate. National days are fun, no matter the reason. But when you mention foods and tasty drinks, everyone …

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March 25 is recognized as International Waffle Day and is the perfect day to bring out that waffle iron. It’s one of the tastiest of national days! Mmm…mmm waffles! Those delightful squares of dough that is patterned with characteristic indentations. What is better for breakfast? Waffles actually play a large part in the founding of …

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March 26 is celebrated each year as National Spinach Day.  I’ll be sharing some fun facts and recipes and tell you why spinach is so good for you. Popeye was a smart guy to love spinach so much. Not only is it tasty, but it is healthy too. This leafy green can be adapted into …

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March 16 is celebrated annually as National Artichoke Hearts Day.  Ready for some cooking tips and recipes for this tasty vegetable? Artichokes may seem intimidating and a little scary when you first encounter them, but they are actually quite easy to cook and use in recipes.  Plus they’re delicious! Read on for some fun facts …

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Who doesn’t love the taste of clumps of peanuts surrounded by rich chocolate?  Well, today is the day to indulge. March 8 is National Peanut Cluster Day. Chocolates and peanuts are both popular tastes that have their own national days.  National Peanut Day is honored on September 13. Even without peanuts involved, chocolate gets a …

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National Canadian Bacon Day is celebrated on March 3 each year. This holiday is perfect for those who love the taste of bacon but want something with lower calories than the real deal. This is not the only day that bacon is celebrated. December 30 is also National Bacon Day and International Bacon day is …

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Who doesn’t love to crack open pistachios and snack on them? February 26 is the day to do this with abandon – it’s National Pistachio Day! Celebrate this national day by learning more about it. Keep reading to find out the answers to questions like “why are pistachios green?”, “what are pistachios?”, and more. Don’t …

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It seems that just about every food has a national day associated with it. Did you know that February 24 is considered National Tortilla Chip Day? Tortilla chips were first used as a way to turn misshapen tortillas into something usable instead of throwing them away. Let’s celebrate the day with some great recipes. If …

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January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day. This sticky and delicious food is so loved that it is given its own national day. Keep reading for some interesting peanut butter facts, and the history of this delicious food. There’s also a recipe at the bottom for soft and chewy peanut butter cookies that’s delicious. Try …

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It’s National Curried Chicken Day! January 12 is a day set aside to honor that most spicy of main courses – chicken curry. From Asia to the Caribbean, this dish has a huge following among those who like a bit of heat in their food. Keep reading to learn what curried chicken is, some fun …

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 July 20 is National Fortune Cookie Day. This sweet treat with a fortune inside is a popular feature that ends a night out at your favorite Chinese restaurant. It is one of the few lucky national days that is actually observed twice a year. In addition to being celebrated on July 20, National Fortune Cookie Day …

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June 21 is celebrated each year as National Peaches ‘N’ Cream Day. Time to celebrate with some delicious peaches and cream recipes to enjoy the fresh taste of summer! What better way is there to honor the first day of the summer solstice than with this fresh summer fruit! The traditional combo of sweet fresh …

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June 11 is celebrated as National Corn on the Cob Day. It’s time to celebrate that food which is featured in so many outdoor barbecues over the summer months. Summer is almost here and that means picnics and other activities where people gather to enjoy each other’s company and eat great food. One of the …

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April 15 is celebrated as McDonald’s Day. Today celebrates the day in 1955 when Ray Kroc started his fast-food chain, making it eventually become one of the most successful franchises in the food industry. April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of April …

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April 12 is celebrated as National Licorice Day. While you won’t find this day on most calendars, those who love licorice in all forms will be delighted to celebrate this tasty food holiday. While we know of licorice in many forms – red licorice, licorice twists, and licorice allsorts, this national day was started to …

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April 17 is celebrated as National Cheese Ball Day. If this party appetizer is something you enjoy, read on for some fun facts and recipes to honor this tasty food holiday. One of the great things about cheese balls is that there are both savory and sweet versions of them. We have plenty of recipes …

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April 10 is celebrated as National Cinnamon Crescent Day. Keep reading to learn more about crescent rolls and fun ways to celebrate the national day. I’ve also compiled a list of crescent roll recipes for you. Why not bake up a batch of crescent rolls to honor this tasty national day? April is a month …

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