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September 29th is National Coffee Day.  If you are a coffee lover, why would you want to celebrate this day just once a year?  Our National Coffee Day t-shirt let’s you celebrate this great holiday any day you like.  Click here for more information.

We have had numerous requests to bring this t-shirt back before National Coffee Day.  

We are offering a limited edition T-Shirt for National Coffee Day.  The great thing is that it is designed to be worn any day you like!  The date is crossed out with “Every Day” in Red handwritten under it  to give it that organic look.

This premium t-shirt is available in unisex, women’s fitted and a long sleeve version.  A variety of color choices are also available.

The t-shirt for National Coffee Day is only available until September 2 so order now!

Delivery will be made in mid September in time for National Coffee Day

August 30, 2015 – NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMALLOW DAY

National Toasted Marshmallow Day - August 30

National Toasted Marshmallow Day – August 30

NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMALLOW DAY

If you were not hungry for something sweet, once you begin today’s celebration you soon will be as August 30th marks National Toasted Marshmallow Day.
 
Get your friends together, gather up some firewood, a few long sticks and a bag of marshmallow and you have the makings of a great night ahead of you.  Toasted marshmallows is a special part of summer evenings around a bonfire.  One of the popular ways to enjoy a delicious warm, gooey toasted marshmallow is with chocolate and Graham crackers in a S’more.
 
Upon personal preference, marshmallows are heated to various degrees from gently toasted to a charred outer layer.   The charred outer layer is achieved by igniting the marshmallow.
Have a wonderful, warm and gooey day.
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CELEBRATE
 
If you are camping or just enjoying a fire pit in your backyard on National Toasted Marshmallow Day, enjoy as many toasted marshmallows as you want.  Use #ToastedMarshmellowDay to post on social media.
 
HISTORY
 
National Toasted Marshmallow Day, an “unofficial” national holiday is sponsored by the National Confectioners Association.

August 29, 2015 – NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY

National Chop Suey Day - August 29

National Chop Suey Day – August 29

NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY

Get your chop sticks ready!  National Chop Suey Day is celebrated each year on August 29. 

Chop suey, which literally means, “assorted pieces” is a dish in American Chinese cuisine, consisting of meat (chicken, fish, beef, prawns or pork) and eggs that are cooked quickly with vegetables (usually bean sprouts, cabbage and celery) and bound in a starch-thickened sauce. Rice normally accompanies this delicious dish.

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“A prime example of culinary mythology” and typical with popular foods, there is a long list of colorful and conflicting stories of the origin of chop suey, according to food historian Alan Davidson.

It is believed, by some, that chop suey was invented in America by Chinese Americans however, anthropologist E.N. Anderson concludes that it is based on tsap seui (“miscellaneous leftovers“) which is common in Taishan, a district of Guangdong Province.  Taishan is the home of many early Chinese immigrants to the United States.

Another account claims that chop suey was invented by Chinese American cooks that were working on the transcontinental railroad in the 19th century.

A tale is told of chop suey’s creation steaming from the Qing Dynasty premier Li Hongzhang’s visit to the United States in 1896 by his chef who wanted to created a meal that was suitable for both the Chinese and the American palates.  It has also been told that Li wandered to a local Chinese restaurant after the hotel kitchen closed, where the chef, embarrassed that he had nothing ready to offer, came up with the new “chop suey” dish using scraps of leftovers.

Another myth tells of an 1860′s Chinese restaurant cook in San Francisco that was forced to serve something to the drunken miners after hours.  To avoid a beating, having no fresh food, he threw leftovers in a wok and served the miners.  The miners loved the dish, asking him what it was called to which he replied, Chopped Sui.  

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Traveling to the United States in 1903, Liang Oichao, a Guangdong native, wrote that there existed a food item called chop suey which was popularly served by Chinese restaurateurs, but which local Chinese people did not eat. 

CELEBRATE

Enjoy some chop suey and use #NationalChopSueyDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we could not find the creator of National Chop Suey Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.

August 28, 2015 – NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVERS DAY

National Cherry Turnovers Day - August 28

National Cherry Turnovers Day – August 28

 

NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVERS DAY

National Cherry Turnovers Day is observed annually on August 28th.  Cherry turnovers are a sweet dessert that are a type of pastry made by placing a cherry filling on a piece of dough, folding the dough over, sealing it then either baking it or frying it.

FUN CHERRY FACTS: 

  • Related to plums, peaches and nectarines, cherries are drupes or stone fruits.
  • Cherries were brought to North America in the 1600′s by the English colonists.
  • There are more than 1,000 varieties of cherries in the United States.
  •  There are an average of 44 cherries in one pound.

More National Cherry Holidays:

  • January 3rd is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day.
  • April 23rd is National Cherry Cheesecake Day.
  • May 17th is National Cherry Cobbler Day.
  • August 28th is National Cherry Turnovers Day.
  • September 24th is National Cherries Jubilee Day.

CELEBRATE

Following are a few, “tried and true”  cherry turnover recipes for you to try to enjoy

Tasty Cherry Turnovers
Easy Cherry Turnovers

Use #CherryTurnoverDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Cherry Turnovers Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.

August 27, 2015 – NATIONAL JUST BECAUSE DAY – NATIONAL POTS DE CREME DAY

National Just Because Day - August 27

National Just Because Day – August 27

NATIONAL JUST BECAUSE DAY

Each year on August 27th it is National Just Because Day.  Feel free to celebrate this day any way you choose, “just because” !

Every day we all do things that are expected or required of us or because we have to, well today that does not apply.  Today is a chance to do something without rhyme or reason.

It could be that there is an outfit at the mall that you are admiring; buy it…. just because.
Maybe you want to use a vacation day just to go fishing; do it…… just because.
Perhaps you would like to pay the tab for the table next to you at your favorite restaurant; do it….. just because.
Possibly you want to sing really loud while you’re in your car, by yourself, with your windows rolled down; do it…… just because.
Surprise someone with flowers……. just because!
and etc…………..  just because !

CELEBRATE

Do something different, out of the ordinary, something that you do not have to do but just want to do, that is what today is all about. Use #NationalJustBecauseDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Our research indicates that National Just Because day, an “unofficial” national holiday was created by Joseph J. Goodwin of Loas Gatos, CA, in the late 1950′s.  It began as a family holiday and has grown into an annual celebration across the United States.

Join the founder of National Day Calendar for National Drink Wine Day on board a cruise in the Caribbean.  For complete details, click here.

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NATIONAL POTS DE CREME DAY 

National Pots De Creme Day is observed annually on August 27th.

This delicious French desert is a loose french custard dating back to the 17th century.  It’s name means “pot of custard” or “pot of creme” which is also referring to the white porcelain cups in which the dessert is traditionally served in.

Pot de creme is made by combining eggs, egg yolks, cream, milk and typically either vanilla or chocolate flavoring.  The mixture is baked, in the porcelain cups, in a water bath at a low temperature.

CELEBRATE

Enjoy National Pots de Creme Day and the following “tried and true” recipes!

Pumpkin Pots de Creme
Chocolate Pots de Cream
Michael Recchiuti’s Pots de Creme

Use #NationalPotsDeCremeDay to post on social media.

HISTORY 

Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Pots de Creme Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.

September 29th is National Coffee Day.  If you are a coffee lover, why would you want to celebrate this day just once a year?  Our National Coffee Day t-shirt let’s you celebrate this great holiday any day you like.  Click here for more information.

We have had numerous requests to bring this t-shirt back before National Coffee Day.  

We are offering a limited edition T-Shirt for National Coffee Day.  The great thing is that it is designed to be worn any day you like!  The date is crossed out with “Every Day” in Red handwritten under it  to give it that organic look.

This premium t-shirt is available in unisex, women’s fitted and a long sleeve version.  A variety of color choices are also available.

The t-shirt for National Coffee Day is only available until September 1 so order now!

Delivery will be made in mid September in time for National Coffee Day.