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August 5, 2015 -- National Mustard Day
National Mustard Museum: Home to the World’s Largest Collection of Mustards and Mustard Memorabilia is located in the heart of downtown Middleton, Wisconsin with 5,676 mustards from all 50 states and more than 70 countries or online at: store.mustardmuseum.com
August 4, 2015 -- National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Connecticut’s Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country has released its first online, interactive guide to major regional events and covers happenings through December 2015. The online magazine format is accessible at http://issuu.com/mysticcountryct
August 3, 2015 -- National Watermelon Day
New Cookbook: Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk, by Russ Crandall, offers over 200 weeknight-friendly dishes that taste so good, you'll finally throw out that emergency stack of takeout menus hiding in your kitchen drawer.
August 2, 2015 -- National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Tuscanycook.com: stay in a beautiful 19th century villa in the Tuscany countryside including cooking lessons and guided tours; contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 1, 2015 -- National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
August eNewsletter: Recipes from Amelia Saltsman's The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition
July 31, 2015 -- Jump for Jelly Beans Day
New Article: Spread It Around: Popular Peanut Butter, Past and Present, Part II. Says Stephanie Zonis, "Why not do a peanut butter tasting? After all, how many different brands could there be? After much research, she said, "I was amazed at the number of manufacturers producing this American staple."
July 30, 2015 -- National Cheesecake Day
Sally's Place Cheesecake Recipe: Savory Cheesecake
July 29, 2015 -- National Lasagna Day
Sally's Place Lasagna Recipe: Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Lasagna
July 28, 2015 -- National Milk Chocolate Day
New Cookbook: Good and Cheap, by Leanne Brown, a masters candidate in food policy at New York University, has based all of her recipes on the radical notion that you can make delicious, healthy meals for $4 a day. Download the (free!) e-book to get the recipes.
July 27, 2015 -- National Crème Brûlée
Sally's Place Recipe: Chocolate Crème Brûlée
July 26, 2015 -- National Coffee Milkshake Day
New Napa Palisades Tavern in downtown Napa's Main Street: Owned by the proprietors of the Napa Palisades Beer Company, the new Tavern has 44 taps (30 beer and 14 wine.) Look for a casual, yet upscale atmosphere, a menu composed of organic, sustainable pub fare, and large flat-screens at every turn.
July 24, 2015 -- National Tequila Day
Sally's Place Tequila Article
July 23, 2015 -- National Hot Dog Day
New Poll Reveals Top French Fries from fast food or fast casual restaurants based on 24k votes: McDonald’s French Fries Take #1 Spot. Full Poll Results.
July 22, 2015 -- National Penuche Fudge Day
What is Penuche? Penuche is a fudge-like candy made from brown sugar, butter, and milk, using no flavorings except for vanilla. Penuche often has a tannish color, and is lighter than regular fudge.
July 21, 2015 -- National Junk Food Day
New Food Documentary: Famous Nathan, a new documentary by Lloyd Handwerker, grandson of Nathan Handwerker who began selling hot dogs on Coney Island shortly after arriving in New York in 1912 with no money and no English. Nathan's Famous is the result. Find screenings here.
July 20, 2015 -- Fortune Cookie Day
New Article: Coconut and Cocktail Mixers: Trends at the 2015 Fancy Food Show. Stephanie Zonis says this years show was a mixture of chaos, sales pitches, fun, and some great food products. Think coconut (again this year), quinoa, kale, flax, chia, cocktail mixers, protein, and non GMO, to name a few.
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