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Sweet Potato Day (Also known as National Tater Day)

Time for a tater, sweet style!  The first Monday in April is known as Sweet Potato Day. It’s also fondly referred to as National Tater Day. This day is not the only day devoted to sweet potatoes in the national day calendar. February 22 is also celebrated as National Cook a Sweet Potato Day. April …

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National Chip and Dip Day – March 23 – It’s Party Time!

Get out those dips, it’s National Chip and Dip Day!  This annual food day is celebrated every year on March 23.  Chips and dips are a very popular type of party food.  They are delicious and these recipes will show just how easy they are to prepare! We have over 50 recipes to choose from! A …

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National Johnny Appleseed Day – March 11 and September 26 – Apple Recipes

March 11 is National Johnny Appleseed Day.  The legend follows a true life character with a love of apple trees. The national day for him is also celebrated on September 26, the day of his birth. More people celebrate the day in September than in March, and this seems to make sense because of fall apple …

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National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day – March 1 – Celebrate with Peanut Butter Recipes

Whether you are a fan of crunchy or creamy style, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day will give you a chance to sample some of your favorite peanut butter tastes. It’s celebrated on March 1. Who doesn’t love the taste of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. This creamy and nutty concoction is a favorite food …

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Bird’s Nest Cookies – No Bake Easter Recipe

These adorable Bird’s Nest Cookies are ready in just minutes and are a no bake recipe that is perfect for both Easter and spring. The cookies are super easy to make and will delight your children and the young at heart. The taste is a crunchy mixture of chocolate, peanut butter and chow mein noodles with three …

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Making Scottish Shortbread Cookies for National Shortbread Day – January 6

January 6 is National Shortbread Day. Shortbread is a national Scottish dessert cookie that is made with 3 parts flour, 2 parts of butter and one part of sugar.  Shortbread cookies have a rich and tasty and a melt in your mouth texture that is just delightful. It is quite common to find shortbread cookies …

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National Spaghetti Day – January 4 – Fun Facts and Recipes

It’s time to learn a bit about National Spaghetti Day.  This tasty food holiday is celebrated yearly on January 4. Time to cook up a batch of your favorite spaghetti sauce! We have likely all indulged in plenty of food days in December but January not only brings the New Year, but it also brings …

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Everything Goes Better with Chocolate!

December 16  is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!  As far as I am concerned, a bit of chocolate can go a long way towards making dessert recipes taste fabulous. Cashews are a perfect match to go with chocolate, but so are many other things!   In honor of this National Day, I found some delicious Chocolate Covered Recipes …

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National Candy Day – November 4th – Tempt Your Sweet Tooth!

November 4 is celebrated as National Candy Day. I don’t know about you, but I don’t need a reason to celebrate with candy! But since it’s the day for it, join me for some fun facts and recipes to honor this tasty national day. Halloween is no sooner done than the next round of holiday …

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Thanksgiving DIY Cookie Train

How adorable is this Thanksgiving DIY cookie train?  This delightful Thanksgiving centerpiece will delight both the youngsters and the young at heart. This Thanksgiving train will have your child “toot tooting” all through Thanksgiving day!  The project is not only fun to make, it’s a great kids Thanksgiving dessert idea too. For other fun Thanksgiving …

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins – Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins for Fall

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins have a delicious cream cheese layer that is swirled into a soft and fluffy pumpkin muffin. They are perfect for fall!  And since October 21 is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, that makes it a great day to try this recipe! There are lots of fun food days in October. National Cake Decorating Day …

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Leaf Cookies – A Thanksgiving Cookie Recipe that Looks Like Fall

Make these autumn leaf cookies to bring the color of leaves and the feel of fall to your Thanksgiving holiday table. Pumpkin spice creamer gives this Thanksgiving Cookie recipe a very seasonal flavor For another fun Thanksgiving dessert idea, check out these pilgrim hat cookies and candy corn turkey cupcakes. They are also a delight …

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National Pasta Day – October 17 – Recipes Tips and Fun Facts

October 17 is National Pasta Day. Pasta is one of our favorite comfort foods and can be prepared in many ways. The use of pasta dates back to 1154 in Sicily, Italy and remains popular to the present day. Not only is the 17th of October honored as National Pasta Day, but the whole month …

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National Cake Decorating Day – Celebrate with one of these Cakes

October 10 is celebrated each year as National Cake Decorating day. What better way to observe this national day than with a few beautifully decorated cakes? Cakes can be the highlight of any party dessert table, so knowing how to decorate one will make sure yours are a hit with guests. Whether you are a …

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How to Host a Halloween Cookie Exchange

Every Christmas, people get together for cookie exchanges.   But this fun idea does not have to be limited to just the festive holiday season.  Why should cookies be limited to just the winter?  I’ve put together some tips for hosting a Halloween cookie exchange. Since October 1 is National Home Made Cookie day, it’s the …

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National Rotisserie Chicken Day – June 2 – Easy Recipes for Chicken

National Rotisserie Chicken Day is a National Food holiday celebrated each year on June 2. Who doesn’t love the taste of succulent chicken with its rich and toasty looking skin? The chicken can be used in so many ways to make things easier for busy cooks. This tasty food holiday was first named in 2015, …

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National Shrimp Day – May 10 – Tasty and Good For You Too!

May 10 is celebrated as National Shrimp Day. Today is the day for shrimp fans all over the world to come together to enjoy this popular seafood offering. There is a reason that we all gravitate to the shrimp at an all you can eat buffet. They taste so darn good! Don’t know about National …

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National Buttermilk Biscuit Day – May 14 – Southern Style Biscuits Anyone?

Who can resist the tempting flavor of flaky buttermilk biscuits? They are a staple in the South at any gathering. If you love them as much as I do, today is the day to celebrate. It’s National Buttermilk Biscuit Day on May 14. It’s a tasty National day that foodies love to celebrate. If you …

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National Butterscotch Brownie Day – May 9 – Blondies and Brookies Recipes

May 9 is celebrated as National Butterscotch Brownie Day.  It’s a day for those who love both butterscotch and the texture of brownies to get out the cooking pans and put on their aprons. Let’s get baking! Butterscotch brownies are also known by the terms “blondies” and “brookies”. They are a delicious baked dessert that …

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Chocolate Covered Cashews Day – April 21 – Cashew Facts and Recipes

Who doesn’t love the taste of cashews and chocolates.  April 21 celebrates them both as National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day. Your taste buds will delight in a combination of rich and decadent chocolate covering the outside of crunchy cashew nuts. Can you imagine a better taste? I love celebrating the various foodie national days with …

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National Grilled Cheese Day – April 12 – Join us for These Melted Cheese Recipes!

Today is National Grilled Cheese Day and it’s the perfect day to indulge in this tasty comfort food treat. Who doesn’t love the taste of gooey grilled cheese between two pieces of toasted bread?  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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National Garlic Day – April 19 – Activities, Recipes and Growing Tips

Garlic is used so often in cooking, it is fitting that it has its own national day. April 19 is National Garlic Day. Time to forget about its effects on our breath and embrace the clove. We’ve got some recipes, garlic growing tips and fun facts about this bulb that many people have a love-hate …

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National Beer Day – April 7 – Fun Beer Facts and Recipes

Beer lovers take note! April 7 is celebrated as national beer day.  It’s a day to pour yourself a cold glass and celebrate with friends. Did you know that the origin of beer day dates back to the prohibition era? So many national days revolve around food and drink. Don’t know what they are?  Be …

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National Burrito Day – 1st Thursday in April – Try These Burrito Recipes

The first Thursday in April is observed each year as National Burrito Day.  I doubt that anyone needs an excuse to try a burrito recipe, but if you do, today’s the day!  This national day is your opportunity to sample one of America’s favorite Tex Mex meals with a choice of dozens of tasty burrito …

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National Girl Scout Day – March 12 – Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

National Girl Scout Day is Celebrated on March 12. It begins a whole week of celebration of the Girl Scouting movement (March 12-18.) I thought it would be fun to share some Girl Scout facts and mark the day with a whole collection of recipes based on Girl Scout Cookies. It is nice to see …

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