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Review of “Cake” by Maira Kalman With Recipes Provided by Barbara Scott-Goodman

Barbara Scott-Goodman, a food writer, observes in a forward: “People think that cake is kind of a big deal, and it is. Serving cake for dessert can turn a simple dinner into an occasion, and nothing says ‘Let’s celebrate’ quite … Continue reading

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August 8 – National Frozen Custard Day

Frozen custard is an enhanced form of ice cream, made with eggs in addition to cream and sugar. (Genuine frozen custard has at least 1.4% egg yolk solids.) The machines used to make it barely incorporate any air into the … Continue reading

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August 4, 2018 – National Mustard Day

National Mustard Day is celebrated annually on the first Saturday in August.  Mustard the plant is the main ingredient in mustard the condiment, which is made from the seeds of the plant. The seeds in one of a variety of … Continue reading

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July 19 – National Hot Dog Day

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) has designated July as Hot Dog Month and July 19 as National Hot Dog Day. The first National Hot Dog Day was established in 1991 to coincide with a hot dog lunch on … Continue reading

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June 11 – National Corn on the Cob Day

June 11 is National Corn on the Cob Day, which is actually a little early to enjoy the sweetest corn [viz: “I’m as corny as Kansas in August”]. Corn is technically a “grain” and not a “vegetable.” (Interestingly, Jews disagree … Continue reading

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