national food holidays

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

national margarita day recipes
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

National Hot Dog Day: 7 Weirdest Ways to Top This American Classic

crazy hot dog topping
You could top your hot dog the traditional way -- chili, cheese, ketchup, mustard-- but why not try something a little more unusual on NHDD? For fun, we've rounded up some of the strangest hot dog toppings we've seen lately. Not exactly appealing to us, but perhaps there's something on this list that you'd try?... read more

5 Sweet Ways to Celebrate National Chocolate with Almonds Day

national chocolate with almonds dayPhoto: What Katie Ate
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

Happy National Cherry Pie Day: Try This One Homemade!

Why we love it: Slightly sweet cherries are piled high in a flakey, buttery crust. Ingredients: 14 Time: About an hour Source: Brown Eyed Baker Get the Recipe More Must-Clicks: 25+ Pie Recipes Best Chocolate Recipes Low-Fat Desserts read more

Happy Peppermint Patty Day: Learn How to Make ‘Em Homemade!

Homemade Peppermint PattySavory Sweet Life
It's hard to find a more perfect match than chocolate and peppermint, so Peppermint Patty Day really is a holiday for us! Although we frequently indulge in the store-bought variation, we're even more enamored with this homemade one from Alice of the blog Savory Sweet Life. Here's why: Why we love it: This easy recipe... read more
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