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In defense of Paula Deen

The Food Network cook says she’s not going to change her show just because she has diabetes. Good for her.

Celery is green so you can celebrate that too

March is National Celery Month (which makes sense, since St. Patrick’s Day is in March and celery is a shade of green), and even though I love celery, doesn’t that sound like the most boring food holiday month ever? I mean, it’s celery. I have to admit that celery isn’t one of those ingredients I […]

What’s your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe?

Do you have your own special chocolate chip cookie recipe or are you strictly a Toll House Cookie person? This is Chocolate Chip Cookie Week. For many years, my sister would make me Toll House Cookies as a Christmas gift. They were gone within two hours or so. Though I love these cookies, I like […]

Nobody doesn’t like National Pound Cake Day

Today is National Pound Cake Day. When I was a kid, I used to eat an entire pound cake myself every single week. Well, let me clarify that: I used to eat an entire pound cake myself in one night. Usually a Friday or a Saturday night, in front of the television. It was Sara […]

Use some pistachios in your cooking today

It’s easy to celebrate most food holidays. For National Chocolate Day you can just throw a Hershey’s Kiss in your mouth and say you celebrated the day. For National Milk Day you can just have a glass of milk and feel like you’ve accomplished something. But how about doing something a little extra to celebrate […]

Do people still eat grapefruit for breakfast?

Did you have grapefruit this morning? This may seem like an odd question, but it’s National Grapefruit Month and I was thinking about it, and I don’t think I’ve had an actual grapefruit for breakfast (or lunch, dinner, or snack either) in over a decade. Maybe even a couple of decades. Part of this is […]

February is the perfect month for a hot breakfast

Can a cup of tea be considered a “hot breakfast?” I hope so, or I’m out of luck this month. February is Hot Breakfast Month. This isn’t a hard month for people to celebrate, since most have a hot breakfast. Maybe you have toast, maybe you have eggs and bacon, or maybe you have hot […]

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