Croissants are soft and light as air on the inside, and crispy, flaky, golden on the outside. Celebrate this delectable treat on January 30, Croissant Day. Traditionally, butter is the primary flavor ingredient in a croissant. Of course, half the fun of making your own is experimenting and you are free to add or subtract […]
All around the world, we're united by the hope that January shines into our hearts as it lights up a new year of celebrations.
Homage is paid to the most famous staple of the Italian kitchen, as you heed the call of your pasta pots, to celebrate Spaghetti Day observed annually on January 4. Before the surge of Italian immigrants, Americans were only familiar with that canned stuff that was swimming in a ketchup-like liquid. However, intoxicating aromas, from […]
What are your hopes for the New Year? If prosperity is on your wish list, you’ll have to dish up some black-eyed peas. All across the southeastern United States, January 1 is Black-Eyed Pea Day. The notion of these lucky legumes originated during the Civil War when black-eyed peas were the only crops left after […]
Happy New Year! Was that too loud? Last night, you celebrated the turn of the calendar with uninhibited abandon, didn’t you? The beer, wine, cocktails and bubbly flowed a little too freely, and now you have a headache that’s pounding like last night’s band. You’re not alone. That hangover is universal among celebrants. The cure […]