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June 29th is National Almond Buttercrunch Day

June 29, 2015

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A sweet day is is. Almond lovers rejoice! Today is National Almond Buttercrunch day. Almond Roca is a family favorite! I found a few One 2 Try recipes!

Almond Roca – Buttercrunch Chocolate Candy from Drool Worthy Daily

Dark Chocolate Buttercrunch featured at King Arthur Flour

Almond Hazelnut Buttercrunch Toffee from BS in the Kitchen

Almond Buttercrunch Cookies at Josh Early Candies

Cardamom Nutella Almond Crunch Cookies at Year Round Giving

This one is a little different but very tempting:

Almond Butter Crunch Ice Cream from Noble Pig

I am headed to the store for ingredients to make this ice cream!

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June 27th is National Orange Blossom Day

June 27, 2015

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The sweet smell of Orange Blossom is a refreshing aroma. Today is National Orange Blossom Day. I found several recipes that use Orange Blossom Water which can be found online or possibly at Gourmet food stores.

These recipes are One 2 Try:

Orange Blossom Sable Cookies from Lexi Bites

Orange Blossom Madeleines at Baking a Moment

Pastiera Neapolitan Easter Cake from Mondo Mulia

Orange Blossom Brioche Rolls from Nitha Kitchen

Here is a lovely cake that celebrates Oranges.

Orange Upside Down Cake at Empty Nest Two Plates Full

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June 25th is National Strawberry Parfait Day

June 25, 2015

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Today is the day to honor the luscious layers of creamy goodness with the sweet taste of summer’s strawberry! Parfaits are a lot of fun to make. Check out these One 2 Try recipes:

Strawberry Parfait at Win Win Food

Strawberry and White Chocolate Pudding Parfaits from Recipe Runner

Strawberry Parfaits with Chocolate Angel Food Cake from Imperial Sugar

Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake Parfait at Smart Little Cookie

Strawberry Shortcake Parfaits in a Jar from Two in the Kitchen

Strawberry Chocolate and Whipped Mascarpone Parfaits from Katie at the Kitchen Door

It is also Global Beatles Day! Let it Be!

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June 24th is National Pralines Day

June 24, 2015

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I have a good friend who lives the Cajun way! She is always telling me about the great foods she is making. I hope someday she makes me a batch of the Southern confection Pralines. (hint hint)

I found a few recipes for Pralines and more to celebrate National Pralines Day.

Pecan Pralines at The Suburban Soap Box

Praline Walnuts at Winner Dinners

Chestnut Praline White Chocolate Brownies from Culinary Cool

Praline Rolls at Chattavore

Salted Pecan Praline Milkshake from I’m Not the Nanny

Nutella and Coconut Pralines at Cooking with Manuela

I wish I was headed to New Orleans just for a classic Southern Praline! It is on my bucket list.

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June 22nd is National Chocolate Éclair Day

June 22, 2015

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Who can resist a delicious cream filled chocolate éclair? I know they are my mom’s first choice when she sees them in a bakery. June 22nd is National Chocolate Éclair day and I have found some delightful recipes that are One 2 Try.

Chocolate Eclairs from Birch Tree Baking – a funny story about making them too!

Éclair Cookie Cups made at House of Yumm

Inside Out Chocolate Éclair Cake at Hungry Rabbit

Homemade Banoffee Eclairs (banana and toffee) from Ren Behan

No Bake Chocolate Éclair Cake at Everyday Dishes

Black Forest Eclairs from Figs and Pigs

Whether you make your own or visit a bakery today, grab a decadent Chocolate Éclair!

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Today is National Apple Strudel Day

June 17, 2015

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June 17th is National Apple Strudel Day. I remember my mom baking all kinds of things apple. My dad loves the aroma and the flavors of baking apples. I found these interesting recipes sure to be One 2 Try:

Homemade Easy to Make Apple Strudel from Cooking with Manuela

Original Viennese Apple Strudel at Lil Vienna

Apple Strudel Cake from Diethood

Easy Apple Strudel Rolls from Will Cook For Smiles

Crisp Apple Strudels at Thirsty for Tea

I can smell those apples baking now.

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June 16th is National Fudge Day

June 16, 2015

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Oh Fudge! Today has to be the sweetest day ever. It is National Fudge Day. My favorite flavors of fudge are deep chocolate walnut fudge and peanut butter fudge.

I found these fudge recipes that are One 2 Try:

Red White and Blue Fudge from Kleinworth & Co. (great for 4th of July)

Rocky Road Fudge with Boozy Cherries at Confessions of a Chocoholic

Krispie Treat Fudge from Food Fanatic

Starbucks® Mocha Spice Fudge at Young at Heart Mommy

Easy Cookie Dough Fudge from Sugar Spun Run

 

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It is also Cherry Tart Day! I love the sweet cherries now in season.

How about making a Fresh Cherry Tart,  or a Sour Cream Cherry Tart ?

To finish the day if you have had enough sweets, it is also Fresh Veggie Day!

Veggies or Fudge? Veggies or Fudge? These decisions are hard…lol!

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June 3rd is National Egg Day (I say National Egg Day)

June 3, 2015

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It is also National Repeat Day. (gotcha)

National Egg Day is a day to celebrate the sunny side, over easy, scrambled yellow goodness. My hubby loves his eggs over medium. How about making a something eggy today?

Egg Muffins with Broccoli and Cheddar from Feasting not Fasting

Spinach and Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust from A Cookbook Obsession

Mushroom and Zucchini Quiche from Flavor Quotient

Buffalo Deviled Eggs from Kim’s Healthy Eats

It is also National Chocolate Macaroon Day – there is a reason for me to eat chocolate today! (although I never need a reason for chocolate). What a tasty day!

Dark Chocolate Macaroon Thumbprint Cookies at Gourmande in the Kitchen

Samoa Macaroon Tarts at Half Baked Harvest

 

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May 29th is National Biscuit Day

May 29, 2015

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When I think of a biscuit, it is said to say, I think of the tube biscuits that pop open and then you bake them. I need to attempt making biscuits from scratch! Here are a few recipes that are ONE 2 TRY:

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits from Grace and Good Eats

White Cheddar Cheez-It & Rosemary Biscuits from West of the Loop

The Best Damn Vegan Biscuits from Minimalist Baker

Brown Sugar & Candied Bacon Mini Biscuits from Wright Family Table

Tupelo Honey Ginormous Biscuits from Spice Southern Kitchen

Sweet Potato Cranberry Biscuits at From Calculus to Cupcakes

 

For our furry friends:

Cheddar Blueberry Biscuits (dogs) from Live Laugh Cook

 

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May 28th is National Burger Day

May 28, 2015

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My hubby needs no special day to enjoy burgers. They have to be his number one food! How you truly like your burgers is very personal! Think about your ideal burger…what would be on it? Cheese, sauce, toppings….the possibilities are endless.

Here are some “out of the usual wrapper” burger recipes:

Thai Burger with Ginger Mint Cilantro Slaw from The Spice Train

Taco Burger from Food Fanatic

Blue Cheese Burger with Tomato Shallot Jam at Floating Kitchen

Fried Mozzarella and Caramelized Peach Caprese Burger from Half Baked Harvest

For a completely different dessert burger – Caramel Buns Ice Cream Burger featured at Cleobuttera

 

It is also National Brisket Day. Another mouthwatering delight. Visit Foodgawker to search for amazing Brisket recipes.

 

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