March 18th, 2019 12:00 PM
The tamale is an infinitely variable carbohydrate platform filled with meat, vegetables or fruit.
March 13th, 2019 12:00 PM
You can enjoy oatmeal cookies and still feel that you're eating healthy…because, you know, oats are good for you.
February 18th, 2019 12:00 PM
You don't have to choose between just two varieties of clam chowder.
February 1st, 2019 10:00 AM
One of my favorite forms of America's favorite tuber is the Tater Tot…and yes, Tater Tots have a day all their own; it's February 2! Woohoo!!
January 17th, 2019 12:00 PM
Fritos are "the original corn chip." It says so on the bag. They were certainly the first corn chip I ever had. Fritos are more than just a snack, however; they have become an ingredient
January 4th, 2019 10:21 AM
Molletes are simply a bolillo, a small Mexican roll, cut in half, with some of the breading scooped out and replaced with black beans topped with cheese. National Bean Day is January 6. We celebrate with molletes.
December 18th, 2018 12:00 PM
Along with the Pina Colada, the Coquito is Puerto Rico's gift to the cocktail-loving world. Like the Pina Colada, the Coquito is rum-based, and Don Q distillery in Puerto Rico has successfully lobbied to have the first annual National Coquito Day declared on December 21, 2018.
December 4th, 2018 5:00 PM
In the days before one could get high-quality produce from places like Whole Foods, Mariano's, and a host of smaller specialty stores, Harry & David provided a way for people in even remote locales to sample excellent fruit.
November 20th, 2018 5:00 PM
My dad used to make a kind of sardine salad, which transformed the fish to a tasty slush through vigorous fork-mashing. Mixing in some sliced sweet pickles (yes, for some reason, sweetness works with sardines), my dad made an inexpensive fish salad that we'd spread on bread.
November 11th, 2018 11:12 AM
So, let us now praise the pickle…and what better day to offer that praise than National Pickle Appreciation Day, November 14, when we honor one of our planet's most important foods, the pickle, so much more than a condiment.
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