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by Sally Bernstein

April 30, 2020 -- Oatmeal Cookie Day
Just ahead of its 100th anniversary, Land O’Lakes has retired Mia, the indigenous woman who once featured prominently in its iconic logo, from all packaging. Many of the dairy company’s popular butters, creams, cheeses and other products will now display a serene portrait of a tree-fringed lake under the Land O’Lakes name, which will appear adorned with the phrase “farmer-owned.” The company expects to complete the phaseout by the end of 2020.

April 29, 2020 -- Shrimp Scampi Day
CK Mondavi, with four generations of family winemaking, offers their Spring 2020 releases: 2019 Chardonnay, 2019 Pinot Grigio and NV Moscato. They know you might need some extra wine in your life right now!

April 28, 2020 -- Blueberry Pie Day
Get Mom Out of the Kitchen!: Perini Ranch Mesquite Smoked Peppered Beef Tenderloin; Buffalo Gap, Texas; 800.367.1721.

April 27, 2020 -- Prime Rib Day
Party in a Box! from Bunnie Cakes: Cakes, Cookie Making Kit, DIY Cupcake Decorating Kits!, and more.

April 26, 2020 -- Pretzel Day
Mother's Day Gift Suggestion: Cook Space in Brooklyn, New York online classes for you to stream into your own kitchen!

April 25, 2020 -- Zucchini Bread Day
Sally's Place Zucchini Recipe: Round Stuffed Zucchini

April 24, 2020 -- Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day
A 2000-Year History of Restaurants by British Restaurant Critic William Sitwell is one of five books covered in The Smithsonian Magazine article.

April 23, 2020 -- Picnic Day
Enjoy Rosemary Furfaro's 12 Sally's Place Picnic articles, including recipes.

April 22, 2020 -- Jelly Bean Day
Happy Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary: Earth Day 2020 comes 50 years after the first Earth Day which, in 1970, mobilized over 20 million citizens to demand action on the environmental challenges of the time. Today, Earth Day is observed in around 190 countries and close to 100,000 organizations. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. To learn more about Earth Day 2020, please visit earthday.org.

April 21, 2020 -- Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
The New York Times has launched a COVID-19 Relief Campaign through our Neediest Cases Fund, our longstanding effort to support communities in need.  Every donation goes directly to the following four organizations: Feeding America, First Book, New York Community Trust and World Central Kitchen.

April 20, 2020 -- Pineapple Upside-down Cake Day
Podcast: "Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg" Features Our Daily Chats with Food Leaders by foodtank.com.

April 19, 2020 -- Rice Ball Day
USA Today has compiled 10 (mostly free) online cooking classes.

April 18, 2020 -- Animal Cracker Day
Dive Into This Spring's Best Food Books for Chefs from www.plateonline.com/

April 17, 2020 -- Cheeseball Day
California Artisan Cheese Festival was canceled in March but you can purchase cheeses directly from their Guild cheesemakers by following this link, or by seeking out California cheeses when you are shopping at your local market or cheese shop.

April 16, 2020 -- Eggs Benedict Day
Expo West was canceled but here is a a round-up of more than 40+ new natural products that were supposed to launch at Expo West.

April 15, 2020 -- Glazed Ham Day
New Look for Spices and Salts in 100ml Jars from The Spice Lab. Their Premium Spices are imported, inspected, cleaned, processed, packed and shipped under U.S. Federal regulations and applicable food safety laws. See their 2020 catalog.

April 14, 2020 -- Pecan Day
Summer Fancy Food Show Cancelled: The Specialty Food Association’s Summer Fancy Food Show, scheduled for June 28-30 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, will not take place as planned due to current health situations.

April 13, 2020 -- Peach Cobbler Day
Pig of the Month BBQ: COVID-19 Update: Shipping is Free & Bulk Meats Available. Brisket, ribs, bacon, corned beef, steaks, chicken and bulk meats. Lea, Head Hog, has it all.

April 12, 2020 -- Licorice Day
Happy Easter

April 11, 2020 -- Cheese Fondue Day
These California Wineries are Hosting Virtual Wine Tastings: While everyone is sheltering in place, businesses are figuring out ways to engage customers and stay afloat. Read this interesting smithsonianmag.com article to learn more.

April 10, 2020 -- Cinnamon Crescent Day
Salt Traders offer: crisp Cornish Sea Salt has an exceptionally clean, well-balanced flavor. Not too salty, not at all bitter. This is a wonderful pantry staple to toss into a minestrone, flavor a thick rib eye, or scatter over a batch of bright green, steamed spring asparagus. Or with anything you decide to cook! This week, they have it on sale at 25% off!

April 9, 2020 -- Chinese Almond Cookie Day
Sally's Place Chinese Recipes by Dorothy Huang, including Almond Cookies.

April 8, 2020 -- Empanada Day
A new food plan for April 2020 from popcorn.org: Sticky treats for when you're stuck indoors and choose healthy snacks to get you through the day.

April 7, 2020 -- Coffee Cake Day
"We Need a Global Stimulus Package to Avoid a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis," says Danielle Nierenberg of foodtank.com.

April 6, 2020 -- Carbonara Day
Goldbelly: For every GiveBelly City Subscription purchased, you'll not only be supporting the restaurants we work with, but we'll donate 100% of the proceeds in the form of care packages to the unsung heroes on the front lines. 

April 5, 2020 -- Caramel Day
Healthy Ways to Naturally Strengthen Your Immune System by Honibe Honey.

April 4, 2020 -- Carrot Day
Sally's Place Carrot Article and Recipes

April 3, 2020 -- Chocolate Mousse Day
Needing to Shop for Italian Foods?: Buy in Bulk from Gustiamo Italian Foods in New York. Foodservice Sizes

April 2, 2020 -- Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
Staying Home and Cooking: The Best Places to Buy Fish Online by epicurious.com.

April 1, 2020
Happy April Food Day

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