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FEBRUARY 9, 2022 | NATIONAL PIZZA DAY | NATIONAL CUT THE CORD DAY | NATIONAL TOOTHACHE DAY | NATIONAL BAGEL AND LOX DAY

NATIONAL PIZZA DAY – February 9

NATIONAL PIZZA DAY

National Pizza Day on February 9th celebrates one of America’s all-time favorite foods. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish, or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite. We love our pizzas, and they come in so many varieties, too. As we nosh on our… Read more…

National Cut the Cord Day

NATIONAL CUT THE CORD DAY

Break free from expensive cable bills on February 9th by celebrating National Cut the Cord Day! The streaming movement has rapidly grown over the past five years, and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. As the digital world supplies more choices, it also provides the flexibility, selection, and… Read more…

NATIONAL TOOTHACHE DAY – February 9

NATIONAL TOOTHACHE DAY

National Toothache Day on February 9th is a not-so-subtle reminder of the importance of dental care. Also known as odontalgia, a toothache is pain generated from a tooth or multiple teeth. A toothache can make us miserable, making it difficult to eat, sleep, or sometimes even talk. It’s safe to say, toothaches are… Read more…

NATIONAL BAGEL And LOX DAY – February 9

NATIONAL BAGEL AND LOX DAY DAY

National Bagel and Lox Day recognizes one of America’s favorite bagel combinations on February 9th. Bagels are one of the few breads that are boiled then baked. This creates a… Read more…


On Deck for February 10, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Name: Ultimate Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Prep: 50 minutes
Servings: 24

Ingredients:

Cream Cheese Filling

8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 egg
1/3 cup granular sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Cupcake batter

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup granular sugar
1/4 cup sweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder

Instructions:

Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare muffin tins with liners, spraying lightly with non-stick cooking spray.

Filling

Beat cream cheese, egg, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Add chocolate chips.

Batter

In a separate bowl, mix flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla, stirring until well blended.

Spoon batter into muffin tins until each cup is 1/3 full.

Top each with a spoonful of the cream cheese filling.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

Frosting

While the cupcakes bake, combine butter and cream cheese in a large bowl and beat until smooth and creamy.

Stir in vanilla and salt.

Gradually add powdered sugar, combining well.

Add cocoa powder, stirring and scraping sides until the cocoa is thoroughly incorporated.

Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

February 9th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1825

When the 1825 election came to the Electoral College, no candidate held a majority vote. The House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams who came in second in the popular vote after Andrew Jackson.

1870

President Ulysses S. Grant signs a joint resolution of Congress establishing the U.S. Weather Bureau under the Secretary of War.

1895

William George Morgan of Lockport, New York, invents a game called Mintonette based on the game of badminton. The name would later be changed to volleyball.

1971

National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York elects Satchel Paige as the first Negro League player to be honored.

February 9th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

Thomas Paine – 1737

The American Founding Father authored influential essays including Common Sense and The American Crisis which helped sway Colonial support for independence. However, by the end of his life, Paine had lost much of the respect of his peers.

William Henry Harrison – 1773

In 1841, the 9th President of the United States became the oldest person to be elected to the highest office in the country. Thirty-two days later, he died of pneumonia, serving the shortest term in presidential history.

Amy Lowell – 1874

The award-winning American poet published several collections of poems. Her collections include A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass and Sword Blades and Poppy Seed.

Carole King – 1942

Since the 1960s, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter has produced a number of hit songs for artists such as Bobby Vee, The Drifters, and Aretha Franklin.

Mia Farrow – 1945

For nearly 6 decades, the award-winning American actress has wowed audiences on stage and screen with her performances. Her most notable films include Rosemary’s Baby, The Great Gatsby, and Hannah and Her Sisters

Honorable Mentions

Gypsy Rose Lee – 1914
Judith Light – 1949
Terry McAuliffe – 1957

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