March 6th is National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day 2014! If you love cheesecake, and white chocolate, you are in for a real treat with this recipe:
White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake
Cheesecake is a sweet dish consisting of two or more layers. The main, or thickest layer, consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese, eggs, and sugar; the bottom layer is often a crust or base made…
–>March 4th is National Pound Cake Day 2014. Here is an awesome recipe for pound cake with not just a lemon glaze – but has the added kick of lime.
Light Sour Cream Pound Cake With Lemon-lime Glaze
Pound cake refers to a type of cake traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. The traditional recipe makes a cake much larger than…
March 3rd is National Mulled Wine Day 2014! If you have never had mulled wine, you are in for a treat. This turns regular red table wine (your favorite) – into a fragrant & tasty wonder! You will love the way it makes your kitchen smell & your guests will rave at how good it is…and while I haven’t tried it, I bet it would be amazing with Chocolate Souffle…
This is a wonderful…
–>February 28th is National Chocolate Souffle Day 2014. I found a great recipe for Hot Chocolate Souffle that fits this day perfectly – make it tonight’s dessert!
Hot Chocolate Souffles
CC BY-NC by Dave Lifson
Semisweet chocolate, chopped
Unsalted butter, melted
–>February 27th is National Strawberry Day 2014. Since the last week of February is also National Pancake Week, I thought it would be a great opportunity to combine the two in one great recipe – Enjoy!
Yogurt-Topped Strawberry Pancakes
These wonderful pancakes put a tasty spin to a favorite breakfast food. The added protein from the yogurt will perk up your morning!
CC BY by Micah Sittig
February 19th is National Chocolate Mint Day 2014. Curious, as just a little over a week ago was National Peppermint Patty Day. I suppose everyone loves the mix of chocolate and mint so much they saw fit to dedicate two days in the same month to this great flavor!
I ADORE Girl Scout Cookies. Thin Mints, to be exact. (Well, and Samoas!) – so of course I love this day. And in light of it, I found a…
Sunday, February 23rd, is National Banana Bread Day 2014! I have tried many variations of banana bread over the years, and it always seems to be a huge hit on the breakfast or brunch table. It’s quite versatile, as you can build on a simple recipe to adapt it to your tastes. For instance, nuts like walnuts or pecans are great in it. It is also good with berries added – I personally like it with…
February 22nd is National Margarita Day 2014! I would think that it would be Cinco de Mayo but hey, I’m all for pre-gaming! Instead of your typical margarita, why not add some color to your life with this Blue Margarita Recipe:
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It’s February 22nd – which means it is National Cook a Sweet Potato Day 2014. Sweet potatoes are like the ugly stepchild of regular potatoes for many, although I am not quite sure why. They can be baked, mashed, fried, made into french fries, sauteed, and pretty much made in as many, if not more, ways than their white fleshed counterparts.
I mean really – you COULD put marshmallows on regular…