Category Archives: National Food Day

August 19 – National Soft Ice Cream Day

Today is National Soft Ice Cream Day. When I think of soft ice cream, I think of Fosters Freeze. Their soft ice cream is so creamy and smooth. Dairy Queen was the first to create soft ice cream, but Fosters … Continue reading

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National Peking Duck Day – January 18

National Peking Duck is a must-try for everyone. Two years ago my co-workers got take-out Peking Duck from the R & G Lounge in Chinatown. It was good, but from what I understand, the duck skin is supposed to be … Continue reading

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B44 – Paella Day – March 27

We missed Paella Day this year. Actually, I’ve missed Paella Day every year of my entire life! For the first time in my life, I had Paella today, March 30, 2012. After today, Paella Day will be a real celebration! … Continue reading

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National Pasta Day – October 17

The celebration of National Pasta Day requires you to use your noodle. My friend Sandra and I thought long and hard about where we would celebrate. We decided to try Palio D’Asti, a short walk from our office. We were … Continue reading

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Cream Brulee Day July 27 – Restaurant Ducroix

Today was Cream Brulee Day. What is Cream Brulee? It is a baked vanilla custard with a sugary topping that requires the sugar be melted with either a blow torch, or in a Salamander, a small broiler type oven. The … Continue reading

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National Fried Chicken Day – July 6

Yesterday was National Fried Chicken Day. People in my department are starting to really get into these things. Last time we celebrated a day like this, it was Peking Duck Day (seriously!). Only 4 people took part. This time, we … Continue reading

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National Homemade Soup Day – February 4 – Creamy Tomato Soup

“This is the BEST soup I’ve ever had in my entire life”, declared my husband. Now, can you get any higher recommendation than that? In preparation for National Homemade Soup Day, I decided to try a recipe from King Arthur … Continue reading

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