food holiday

Crazy for Coffee? 4 Facts You Need to Know Now

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We take our coffee seriously, so we went to Lavazza's training center in NYC to learn some surprising facts about our favorite brew. Lavazza's training manager Salvatore Foto did not disappoint -- we left his coffee lab enlightened and wired! 1. Never take your espresso to go. A single shot of the... read more

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate National Margarita Day

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National Margarita Day falls on Feb. 22, which means you now have the perfect excuse to spend this Saturday with a drink (and a tequila-infused cupcake) in hand. Make the most of your new favorite food holiday by testing out one of these 10 creative margarita recipes any time of the year: More Must-Clicks: <a... read more

What Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Say About You?

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Whether you prefer plain 'ole vanilla or crunchy rocky road, it turns out your taste in ice cream and your personality go hand-in-hand. In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Baskin-Robbins partnered with Dr. Alan Hirsch (a smell and taste expert, who knew?) to reveal just what your favorite ice cream... read more

National Piña Colada Day: Cool Cocktail Recipes + Fun Drink Accessories

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Grab some rum and a glass--today we're celebrating one of our favorite tropical cocktails! In honor of this refreshing pineapple-rum drink, we suggest whipping up a pitcher of piña coladas to enjoy with friends. (We've rounded up a few cute drink accessories just in case you're in the mood to go all out.)... read more

5 Sweet Ways to Celebrate National Chocolate with Almonds Day

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As if we needed another excuse to celebrate chocolate -- today marks National Chocolate with Almonds Day! Check out five delish ways to enjoy the combo--and let us know what you think! Raw Chocolate Truffles Why We Love It: This mini-indulgence is made with good-for-you ingredients like dates, almonds, cocoa powder and oats. <a href=""... read more

15 Tasty Recipes for Homemade Soup Day

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For the dozens of food holidays set aside to honor chocolate and cocktails, it's nice to know the soup supporters out there have a day dedicated to the ultimate comfort food. To celebrate National Homemade Soup Day, we chose 15 of our favorite hearty soups and stews -- from a healthy white bean variation to... read more

Best Recipe for National French Toast Day

This morning's breakfast was a no-brainer. After all, what to eat besides French toast on the very holiday that celebrates it? The recipe that we chose to prepare was an old favorite from the late, great Ready Made magazine--and we were amazed once again by its simplicity. We filled thick-cut slices of French bread with... read more

National Cappuccino Day: How Do You Take Your Capp?

When that energy slump sets in this afternoon, why not grab a cappuccino in honor of National Cappuccino Day? We're planning on hitting up the coffee shop downstairs for our afternoon caffeine fix, and, yes, we will be ordering capps. But as we made plans to duck out of work, we began to debate the... read more
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