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June 30, 2015 -- National Mai Tai Day
Ballymaloe to Host 4th Year of Litfest in County Cork, Ireland: From world-famous chefs to boutique coffee roasters, guerrilla gardeners to polished restaurateurs, cocktail specialists to renowned wine-makers, the unique international approach of the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine brings together an awesome lineup of fascinating and intriguing food and drink focused authors each year. Visit ballymaloe.com.

June 29, 2015 -- National Almond Buttercrunch Day
New Food Article: Spread It Around: Popular Peanut Butter, Past and Present, Part I. The National Peanut Board states that peanut butter is consumed in 94% of American households, a degree of saturation most food products can only dream about. Stephanie Zonis tells all.

June 28, 2015 -- National Tapioca Day
Sally's Place Recipe: A Chinese recipe that uses tapioca starch: Sesame Chicken (Return of the Phoenix) by Dorothy Huang.

June 27, 2015 -- National Orange Blossom Day
The Resort at Pelican Hill Announces Fifth Annual Autumn Festa: October 8-11 in Newport Beach, CA. View the Festa video online.

June 26, 2015 -- National Chocolate Pudding Day
Sally's Place Article: Oh, Oh Chocolate Pudding with a recipe for My Favorite Homemade Pudding and Creme Anglaise by Pam Williams.

June 25, 2015 -- National Catfish Day
Popular I LOVE NY Bus Service Expanded: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the operation of the I LOVE NEW YORK Bus service, a new year-round tourism initiative that offers easy and affordable excursions from New York City to destinations and events across the state. The program includes excursions to wine and beer festivals, foliage trails and ski resorts. Visit iloveny.com.

June 24, 2015 -- National Pralines Day
Napa Valley Festival del Sole Presents "Taste of Napa" July 18th: For more information or to purchase passes, visit www.tasteofnapa.org or phone the box office at 888.337.6272.

June 23, 2015 -- National Pecan Sandy Day
New BBQ Cookbook: Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto, by Aaron Franklin and Jordan Mackay, is the highly anticipated book from the king of Texas BBQ and owner of Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas. Franklin Barbecue is a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; and sourcing top-quality meat.

June 22, 2015 -- National Onion Ring Day
Sally's Place Article: Onions, includes recipes for Triple Onion and Potato Soup, Green Onion Cocktail Biscuits, Leek, Red Pepper, and Goat Cheese Frittata, and Rigatoni with Caramelized Pearl Onions and Mushrooms.

June 21, 2015 -- National Peaches and Cream Day
Happy Father's Day!

June 20, 2015 -- National Vanilla Milkshake Day
New Cookbook: The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: Harness the Power of the World's Healthiest Diet to Live Better, Longer, by Amy Riolo, offers 100 recipes from 25 countries. Available in paperback and Kindle Edition.

June 19, 2015 -- National Martini Day
Sally's Place Martini Article: Nouveau Martinis: Cocktailing is Fun!

June 18, 2015 -- International Picnic Day
Mexican cuisine is #3: With over 38,000 Mexican restaurants and over $1.6 billion spent on Mexican food per year, it’s safe to say America has a taste for burritos, tacos and churros. Mexican food has pushed its way to the forefront of American culture, as generally speaking, it is the third most enjoyed cuisine in the United States (ahead of it, American and Italian.)

June 17, 2015 -- National Cherry Tart Day
NBC's 'Food Fighters" Returns July 2: Top Amateur Kid and Adult Contestants Put Their Signature Dishes to the Test Against Pro Chefs That Include Rocco DiSpirito, Nadia G., Lorena Garcia, Duff Goldman, Eric Greenspan, Antonia Lofaso, Brian Malarkey, Aaron McCargo, Marcel Vigneron and Fabio Viviani.

June 16, 2015 -- National Fudge Day
Sally's Place Fudge Recipes: Fudge Sauce: The Real "Food of the Gods", which includes a Hot Fudge Sauce recipe and Chocolate Fudge Cake, which appeared in Julia Child and More Company cookbook.

June 15, 2015 -- National Lobster Day
Sally's Place Article & Recipes: Lobster: An Affordable Luxury, Fettuccine with Lobster Sauce Americaine, and How to Grill Lobster.

June 14, 2015 -- National Strawberry Shortcake Day
New Cookbook: Biscuits: Sweet and Savory Southern Recipes for the All-American Kitchen by Jackie Garvin. Rich in Southern history, as well as touching family memories, Biscuits presents a collection of more than seventy recipes including raspberry biscuit pudding with vanilla ice cream sauce, ham biscuits with honey mustard butter, loaded baked potato biscuits, and spicy pimento cheese bites.

June 13, 2015 -- Cupcake Lover's Day
Sally's Place Recipe: Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

New Travel Article: ARIA Las Vegas. Sally visits the ARIA with over 4000 rooms and 15 restaurants, casinos, upscale shopping, a spa, swimming pools and nightlife.

June 12, 2015 -- National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Steven Raichlen returns to public television with PROJECT SMOKE cooking program: July 4th weekend see Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke and enjoy weekly for 13 weeks.

June 11, 2015 -- National German Chocolate Cake Day
Savings Event: 2015 Bordeaux Prestige Tour. Save $200 if you have been considering a Bordeaux Prestige Tour this year.

June 10, 2015 -- National Iced Tea Day
Sally's Place Tea Articles

June 9, 2015 -- National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day
Sally's Place Rhubarb Article and Recipes: Rhubarb, Blueberry Rhubarb Crumble, Rhubarb Chutney, and Dijon-Rubbed Pork with Rhubarb Sauce.

June 8, 2015 -- National Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day
New Cookbook: The Art of the Burger: More Than 50 Recipes to Elevate America's Favorite Meal to Perfection, by Jens Fischer, is no ordinary hamburger cookbook. In paperback and Kindle edition, Chef Fischer offers innovative patties, inventive bun choices, imaginative toppings, creative preparation, and of course, more flavor.

June 7, 2015 -- National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Sally's Place Article: Freeze! The Scoop on (Chocolate) Ice Cream by Stephanie Zonis.

June 6, 2015 -- National Doughnut Day
15 Creative Ways to Use Your Ice Cube Trays: Think Fruity Summer Striped Ice Cubes, Ice Cube Tray Crayons, Ice Cube Tray Chocolate Covered Cheesecakes, Cookie Dough Portion Control, and Freeze Leftover Wine.

June 5, 2015 -- National Ketchup Day
Food Names That Are Totally Fake: This is a fun read and you'll learn things from Grammar Girl. Think danishes, french fries, Swiss steak, and more.

June 4, 2015 -- National Cheese Day
New Book: Oh Joy!: 60 Ways to Create & Give Joy, by Oh Joy blogger Joy Cho. This colorful guide will bring joy and whimsy into your life with stylish projects, from home decor to food to fashion.

June 3, 2015 -- National Egg Day
Bacon Salt has arrived at Salt Traders! What will they think of next? Salt Traders blends a good dose of smoky bacon with moist, crunchy sea salt and a hint of spice.

June 2, 2015 -- National Rocky Road Day
Sally's new womensforum.com blogpost is live: A Taste of ARIA Las Vegas features BARDOT Brasserie, Julian Serrano Tapas and FIVE50 Pizza Bar.

June 1, 2015 -- National Hazelnut Cake Day
June eNewsletter: Recipes from Janet Fletcher's Cookbook Yogurt: Sweet & Savory Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

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