Category: Recipes

National Gingerbread Cookie Day – Enjoy a Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

A closeup shot of a gingerbread cookie on a wooden table next to a rolling pin, ginger candies, star anise and a red ribbon.

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…

Apple Cider Day – Fun Facts, Ways to Celebrate, and Apple Cider Recipes

Hot spiced apple cider in a glass mug on a wooden table surrounded by cinnamon sticks, star anise, oranges and apples.

Apple Cider Day was created to celebrate this delicious drink and its many varieties. Whichever version you prefer, let’s celebrate it today! When I think of fall, I think of pumpkin carving, caramel apples, cooler temperatures and apple cider! Fittingly, Apple Cider Day falls right in the middle of fall. This post may contain affiliate…

Pilgrim Hat Cookies – Easy No Bake Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

These delicious pilgrim hat cookies will look so festive on your holiday dessert table!  They remind us of the history of Thanksgiving while giving us a tasty treat to enjoy. Quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert ideas are what I am all about this time of the year. These adorable no-bake cookie treats are a great…

Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving – Cute Candy Corn Turkey Cookies

Your children will love to help you make these cookie turkeys for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This fun Thanksgiving kid’s dessert features sugar cookies, peanut butter cups, candy corn and malted milk balls – all fashioned into one adorable cookie in the shape of a turkey. Sugar cookies are the staple in any cookie decorating…

National Caramel Apple Day – Plus a Homemade Caramel Apple Recipe

A plate of homemade caramel apples with an almond topping.

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, and everyone starts putting up Halloween decorations, you know it’s time for caramel apples. In addition to being a tasty treat for the entire Halloween…

Pilgrim Hat Appetizers – Thanksgiving Party Food Recipe

Pilgrim hat appetizer with pumpkin and leaves.

Thanksgiving themed snacks like these cute pilgrim hat appetizers will delight your guests. This recipe is a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up (and spiced up) for Thanksgiving. To me, having fun with food is one of the best parts of the holiday…

Owl Cookies – Easy No Bake Chocolate Halloween Snacks for Kids

Owl Cookie Treats on a wooden board near a fall towel.

These adorable owl cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Dip into your Halloween candy bag and put these treats together in just minutes! Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for another…

National Food Days in July – Sundaes – Cocktails and More!

Food celebrations in July

This list of National Food Days in July gives us so many recipes to share. From National Gingersnap Day to National Cotton Candy day, 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 to celebrate, no matter the reason. But…

Coconut Recipes, and Fun Facts for National Coconut Day – June 26

coconuts split with a whole coconut husk

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…

Pretzel Recipes to Celebrate National Pretzel Day

These 20 Homemade Pretzel Recipes feature savory and sweet pretzel recipes as well as seasonal and sweet dessert recipes using pretzels.

April 26 is celebrated National Pretzel Day. Pretzels are great on their own and can also be used in so many recipes to add a salty crunch to them. In honor of this fun National Day, I have put together a collection of over 20 of my favorite Pretzel Recipes.   Some of these recipes…