Celebrate Pi Day!

Pi Day celebrates the mathematical constant π (3.14159...) on March 14th but you don't need to be a mathematician to celebrate! Various restaurants and bakeries are celebrating Pi Day by offering slices of pizza or pie for $3.14. My favorite way of celebrating is by baking a pie and going to the Exploratorium for their…
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Do You Love Bacon?

If you enjoy eating bacon, then by all means you should take your foodie passions to the next level! Enjoy National Bacon Day, December 30th, with some new and delicious ways to cook bacon. Let me tell you a little snippet of a story, I am a vegetarian in recovery! I had about 1 year…
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National French Toast Day

French toast is just another long way to say yummy! Show your love for this delicious sweet treat on November 28th, National French Toast Day. It's no surprise that one of my favorite breakfast dishes has its own national day of celebration. I have absolutely loved french toast since I was a child. The warm…
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World Vegetarian Day

As of this writing, if you Google "Vegetarians are" you'll find that the top 3 answers are: Healthier, Smarter and Evil. This really highlights the love–hate relationship we have with our diets, conscience and food. According to WorldAtlas in 2018 the most commonly eaten vegetable is actually a fruit, the tomato! Even scientist can't agree…
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Attention Banana Lovers

Are you bananas for bananas? Express your admiration for this tropical fruit on August 27th, Banana Lovers Day. Persistent Banana Rumors Every few years, I experience a jolt of panic when the news reports roll in again: "Bananas will go extinct within the next decade." Then I hop on Snopes and breathe a sigh of…
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National S’mores Day

August 10th is National S’Mores Day! I thought I would honor National S’mores Day by counting down my top three favorite summer moments that included (of course!) making s’mores. #3 Great America Unlike my other experiences this summer, which were with my entire family, this trip to Great America on an unassuming Wednesday afternoon in…
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Plastic Free July

Zero Waste A co-worker recently introduced me to the Zero Waste Chef, a blogger who follows three rules in her kitchen: "No packaging. Nothing processed. No trash." Buying food without packaging has essentially led her to buy unprocessed foods which means a simple, healthier diet. She shops in the bulk food aisle or at farmers…
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The World of Anthony Bourdain

The world was shocked by the passing of Anthony Bourdain last week. Anthony Michael Bourdain was a celebrity chef, author, travel documentarian, and television personality who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. I read his book, Kitchen Confidential several years ago and it brought back many…
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