Monthly Archives: July 2012

National Creme Brulee Day

We celebrated National Grand Marnier Day back on July 14th. One of my favorite creme brulee recipes is a Grand Marnier creme brulee. Ingredients 6 large egg yolks 7 tablespoons sugar 2 1/4 cups whipping cream 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier … Continue reading

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Happy National Ice Cream Day

Are you an average U.S. citizen? If so, you enjoy an average of 48 pints of ice cream per year and you take an average of 50 lips to polish off a single scoop ice cream cone. Want some other … Continue reading

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Happy National Daiquiri Day

There’s nothing that’ll make you feel like you’re on vacation more than a fruity beverage. In fact, I think I’ll pretend and sit out by the pool tonight to celebrate National Daiquiri Day. There are a million different daiquiri recipes … Continue reading

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Happy National Gummy Worm Day

I was never a gummy worm fan until sour gummy worms hit the shelves. I had no idea that you can make your own sour gummies until I did a little research. You can watch videos and get recipes for … Continue reading

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Happy National Grand Marnier Day

Grand Marnier is one of my favorite liqueurs. My husband and I have a fun story about it. We were in Paris on our honeymoon and ordered a cordial of Grand Marnier after a meal. The Frenchman who owned the … Continue reading

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Happy National French Fries Day

What a fabulously terrible day to celebrate – heart-clogging, thigh-expanding, zit-producing french fries. But, oh-so-yummy as well. I’d like to know what restaurant you think serves the best french fries so when I do dive into a plateful, I know … Continue reading

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“Oven Fried” Zucchini Sticks

I recently received a call from relatives in Michigan looking for one of my recipes. Try as I might, I couldn’t find it. Well, they did later that week and sent it to me again so I thought I’d post … Continue reading

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Happy National Blueberry Day

While I like blueberries in baked goods and desserts, my favorite is fresh blueberries with fresh pineapple. Did you know that this little super food packs some mighty benefits in its tiny form? Blueberries are packed with Vitamin C, they’re … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

I was looking for a blueberry dessert recipe to take to a party and found this recipe that won a 2006 Betty Crocker recipe contest. It needs time to set in the fridge so you’ll either need to make it … Continue reading

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Happy National Gingersnap Day

Even though I love gingersnaps, I associate them with the fall and holidays. Some marketing genius probably came up with National Gingersnap Day in July to help boost sales of the cookie in a traditionally non-traditional gingersnappy time of year. … Continue reading

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