On May 28, Brisket Day, celebrate and pay homage to a humble hunk of meat favored by pit masters and Jewish grandmothers alike. Start preparing as soon as you clear the breakfast table. No matter which presentation you choose for dinner, to produce the fork-tender meat hungry celebrants will crave, cooking this tough cut of […]
Spring sweetens the air. Flowers bloom bigger than ever, and the sun lingers a little longer. We slow down and celebrate so many special days in May.
When we celebrate the stories of our American holidays, we’re united by the different cultures and customs that fill our calendars. We embrace the unique, and it becomes familiar just as Ramadan has become a part of our multi-faith nation. This observance marks the ninth month of the Islamic lunar year, and as the new […]
Prepare to indulge in flavors of molten butter laced with garlic and a kiss of parsley. Sounds tasty, doesn’t it? There’s just one catch. You have to eat a snail. There’s no better time than May 24 to celebrate Escargot Day. Join the ranks of gastronomic Francophiles, introduce your palate to the humble gastropod. Escargots […]
It’s May 11, Eat What You Want Day. Does it seem as though every time you open a magazine or turn on the television, you’re plunged into the land of “NO!” when it comes to food? Don’t eat this because it’s high in sugar or salt. Don’t eat that this week because it causes cancer, […]
Get ready to cook up some delicious crustaceans in celebration of Shrimp Day, which rolls around every year on May 10. Lobster can be too expensive. Fresh crayfish is found primarily in one region. Crabs too closely resemble spiders for diners suffering from arachnophobia. Shrimp are the most widely accessible culinary specimens of the crustacean […]