Today is June 25, a day in which Ronald Reagan proclaimed, in 1987, to be National Catfish Day. Put down that can of tuna and just say no to another tuna sandwich or casserole for dinner. Instead, serve up a fish of the whiskered kind. Named for its whisker-like projections and labeled a bottom-feeder, you […]
Officially warm and unofficially lazy, June slides us into summertime and surprises us with a calendar page that pops with days worth celebrating.
We only get three months? That’s just not fair. According to the calendar, it starts near the end of June and ends near the end of September. That’s not enough time, but arguing with an almanac pinned to the wall is pointless. The weather is beautiful before June, so pretending that it starts early is […]
On June 18, International Picnic Day, call everybody out for a relaxing afternoon of fresh air and natural lighting to sip and nibble away. In early European days, picnics were formal affairs. Attendees donned their finest frocks and consumed feasts of elegant edibles. We’ve come a long way baby because now they’re just casual events […]
Today is June 13, Cupcake Lovers Day. Everyone has a favorite cake, candy or cookie. How satisfying to sit down with a dessert offering all your favorites in one sweet serving. Cupcakes began as downsized versions of full-sized cakes, baked in muffin pans, crowned with frosting and sprinkles for a fancy finish. Today, they have […]
On June 10, celebrate Iced Tea Day by savoring your favorite creation of this classic chilled beverage. When it comes to infusing variations with refreshing flavors, iced tea has come a long way. What began as steeping a bag of tea leaves for an amber-hued liquid now includes whites and greens in addition to the […]