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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 25, 2015 -- National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
Fudge Sauce: The Real "Food of the Gods"
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.
July 19, 2015 -- National Daiquiri Day
New Cookbook: This Book Cooks: Farm-Fresh Traditional Recipes for Healthy Contemporary Cooking, by Kerry Dunnington, will help influence future generations about the importance of shopping the harvest, appreciating nature's bounty, and sharing in the goodness and nourishment that the best home cooking provides.
July 18, 2015 -- National Caviar Day
Sally's Place Caviar Recipe: Caviar Pie
July 17, 2015 -- National Peach Ice Cream Day
Sally's Place Peach Ice Cream Recipe
July 16, 2015 -- National Corn Fritters Day
Documentary, The Contender, Follows American Chef Training For World Cooking Competition: this documentary takes place in 2012, when Certified Master Chef Rich Rosendale and Corey Siegel earn the opportunity to represent the United States in the prestigious cooking competition known as the Bocuse d'Or. For more information and to watch the trailer for the documentary, please visit www.contendermovie.com.
July 15, 2015 -- National Tapioca Pudding Day
Napa's Nord Vineyards Services Awarded California Green Medal Award
July 14, 2015 -- Bastille Day
Sally's Place French Recipes: Coquilles St. Jacques, Brioche Braid, Quiche Lorraine, Beef Bourguignon, Baked Potatoes Anna, and Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries.
July 13, 2015 -- National French Fries Day
New Cookbook: Scook: The Complete Cookery Course, by Anne-Sophie Pic, is a collection of over 100 recipes allowing us to discover the wonders of extraordinary French cooking in the comfort of our own homes. This 416 pages hardcover book was written by the only woman in France to hold three Michelin stars for two of her renowned restaurants. She has also started her own cookery school, Scook, with the aim of passing on her wealth of knowledge to her many students.
July 12, 2015 -- National Pecan Pie Day
Sally's Place Recipe: Pecan Pie Bars
July 11, 2015 -- National Blueberry Muffin Day
HipPOPs Wins Top 10 Frozen Dessert Retailers in America- 2015: This award is presented to businesses that offer exceptional frozen desserts served in a unique, memorable environment, including walk-in shops, stands, and even trucks. See all the winners.
July 10, 2015 -- Pick Blueberries Day
Sally's Place Article: Blueberries: "A Most Excellent Summer Dish" with a recipe for Blueberry Summer Pudding.
July 9, 2015 -- National Sugar Cookie Day
New Cookbook: Grill Skills: Professional Tips for the Perfect Barbeque: Food, Drinks, Music, Table Settings, Flowers, by Liselotte Forslin, Mia Gahne, and Jan Gradvall, offers tips, advice, and recipes.
July 8, 2015 -- National Chocolate with Almonds Day
Food News: Top 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America 2015 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. This year’s annual list features interviews with star chefs and sommeliers, and top dining trends that are changing the way we eat and drink as a nation.
July 7, 2015 -- National Strawberry Sundae Day
Sally's Strawberry Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake
July 6, 2015 -- National Fried Chicken Day
American Farmland Trust Launches Farmers Market Celebration: American Farmland Trust is rallying support for farmland protection this summer through their seventh annual Farmers Market Celebration. The celebration calls on shoppers to help identify the best of America’s farmers markets.
July 5, 2015 -- National Apple Turnover Day
Travel Classics Writers Conference West 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia: October 8-11. For information, click here.
July 4, 2015 -- National Barbecued Spareribs Day
Happy 4th of July!
Sally's BBQ Sparerib Recipe
July 3, 2015 -- Eat Beans Day
Dig IN Indianapolis, Indiana Food Festival: Dig IN, a premier food festival featuring the best foods from farms across the state of Indiana, will be held at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis, Ind., on August 30. digindiana.org
July 2, 2015 -- National Anisette Day
Experience Tour des Fleurs in Half Moon Bay, CA: on Saturday, July 25 this tour offers the public a once-a-year opportunity to tour local nurseries/greenhouses, working harbor, and farms. Advance ticket purchases are required as there is limited availability on each tour. For further information or to make reservations, call the Half Moon Bay Coastside Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau at (650) 726-8380 x100 or visit www.hmbchamber.com.
July 1, 2015 -- National Gingersnap Day
July eNewsletter: Recipes from Jamie Purviance's Cookbook Weber's Big Book of Burgers
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