September 24 is National Cherries Jubilee Day!

1. Cherries Jubilee FlambeIngredients: 2ounces lemon extract 121-ounce can LUCKY LEAF® Cherries Jubilee 1quart vanilla ice cream GET THIS RECIPE!2. Fresh Cherries JubileeIngredients: 1 pound fresh ripe cherries, rinsed, stemmed, and pitted 1/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1/4 cup Kirsh, Grande Marnier, or Brandy 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1 pound cake, cut into slices GET... …
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September 15 is National Linguine Day!

1. Lemon Garlic Parmesan LinguineIngredients: 16 ounces linguine ½ cup reserved pasta water 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice (approximately 1 lemon) ½ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese (plus more for garnish) fresh ground black pepper optional: chopped fresh parsley for garnish GET THIS RECIPE!2. Seafood LinguineIngredients: 500g (1 lb) Linguine pasta ⅓ cup butter 2... …
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September 12 is National Chocolate Milkshake Day!

1. Peanut Butter Chocolate MilkshakeIngredients: 1 cup milk (coconut milk or almond milk may be substituted) 1 cup ice cubes ⅓ cup smooth peanut butter 2 cup chocolate ice cream optional: whipped topping for garnish GET THIS RECIPE!2. Extra Chocolatey Chocolate MilkshakeIngredients: 4 heaping scoops of chocolate ice cream 1 cup of chocolate milk ¼ cup chocolate syrup GET THIS RECIPE!3. Ultimate Chocolate MilkshakeIngredients: 1 large... …
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August 30 is National Toasted Marshmallow Day!

1. Chocolate Graham Cracker Cupcakes with Toasted MarshmallowIngredients: 2 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (not Dutch-processed) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (from about 20 squares) 1/3 cup unsalted... …
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August 29 is Chop Suey Day!

1. American Chop SueyIngredients: 2 tablespoons plus ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, divided 3 cups diced onion (divided as 1 cup fine dice and 2 cups ¾ inch dice) 3 cups diced green bell pepper (divided as 1 cup fine dice and 2 cups ¾ inch dice) 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 pounds 80/20 ground beef 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes (we like Pastene) 1 cup tomato sauce 1 5.5 ounce can of V-8 juice 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons... …
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August 25 is Whiskey Sour Day!

1. Strawberry Lemonade Whiskey SourIngredients: 4 large strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 ounce lemon juice 1 ounce simple syrup 3 ounces bourbon whiskey GET THIS RECIPE!2. Blackberry Irish Whiskey SourIngredients: 1-1/2 ounce Irish Whiskey - I used Bushmills 3/4 ounce Blackberry Brandy 1/2 ounce lemon juice 1 lemon slice 1 blackberry granulated sugar crushed ice GET THIS RECIPE!3. Frozen Whiskey SourIngredients: 6 ounces frozen lemonade... …
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August 9 is National Rice Pudding Day!

1. Creamiest Rice PuddingIngredients: 3/4 cup uncooked white rice 1 cup half and half 1 cup milk 4 tbs granulated sugar 1 tbs light brown sugar 1/4 tsp salt 2 egg yolks 1 tbs unsalted butter 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon GET THIS RECIPE!2. Coconut Vanilla Bean Rice PuddingIngredients: RICE 1/2 cup plus 2 T jasmine rice or basmati rice 1/4 cup sugar 1 (13 1/2-fluid ounce) can coconut milk 1 cup whole milk 1/4 t saltCUSTARD 1 vanilla... …
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August 8 is National Zucchini Day!

1. Garlic and Parmesan ZucchiniIngredients: 3 medium zucchinis, sliced (try to get them as close to the same width as possible) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese (more or less to taste) 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (more or less to taste) GET THIS RECIPE!2. Zucchini CakesIngredients: 1 large zucchni grated, excess water removed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup panko bread crumbs sprinkle of ground nutmeg,... …
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July 25 is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day!

1. Hot Fudge Sundae CakeIngredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour (or sub all-purpose) ¾ cup sugar 2 tbsp + ¼cup cocoa, divided 2 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ½ cup milk 2 tbsp oil 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup packed brown sugar 1¾ cup hot water GET THIS RECIPE!2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hot Fudge SundaeIngredients: 4 cups vanilla ice cream hot fudge sauce caramel sauce chopped peanuts optional: sprinkles, maraschino cherries cookie dough batter 4... …
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July 13 is National French Fries Day!

1. Extra Crispy Oven Baked French FriesIngredients: Seasoning Mix: 2 Tablespoons seasoned salt 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon black pepper For the Fries: 3 medium russet potatoes (russet are the best choice for perfect crispy fries) 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan (optional) GET THIS RECIPE!2. Skinny Garlic Parmesan FriesIngredients: 1 tsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed... …
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