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January 15, 2022 - NATIONAL USE YOUR GIFT CARD DAY – NATIONAL BOOCH DAY – NATIONAL HAT DAY – NATIONAL BAGEL DAY – NATIONAL STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM DAY

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JANUARY 15, 2022 | NATIONAL USE YOUR GIFT CARD DAY | NATIONAL BOOCH DAY | NATIONAL HAT DAY | NATIONAL BAGEL DAY | NATIONAL STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM DAY

National Use Your Gift Cards Day - Third Saturday in January

NATIONAL USE YOUR GIFT CARD DAY

National Use Your Gift Card Day reminds Americans to use the $1 billion in unused gift cards each year. On the third Saturday in January, take stock of the gift cards you received over the holidays. Then, make the most of each one of them before they’re… Read more…

NATIONAL BOOCH DAY – January 15

NATIONAL BOOCH DAY

On January 15, National Booch Day (also known as National Kombucha Day) kicks off a delicious way to celebrate with kombucha fans. Kombucha, or “booch,” is a lightly effervescent fermented… Read more…

NATIONAL HAT DAY – January 15

NATIONAL HAT DAY

Hang on to your hats and celebrate in style on National Hat Day. Celebrated each year on January 15th, don your favorite fedora, cap, cloche, derby, or sunhat. Dig out your ceremonial best and tell the story behind it. Wear your warmest… Read more…

NATIONAL BAGEL DAY

Toast up your favorite flavor on National Bagel Day. On January 15th, don’t forget to pick your favorite schmear, too. Make it for breakfast, lunch, snack, or all of the above! This kosher carbohydrate brings complex flavors to the… Read more…

NATIONAL STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM DAY – January 15

NATIONAL STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM DAY

Each year, National Strawberry Ice Cream Day on January 15th celebrates one of the choicest flavors of ice cream. All flavors of ice cream are recognized on July 1st. Strawberry ice cream is made by blending either strawberries or strawberry flavoring with… Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Name: Spinach Cheddar Muffin
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total Prep: 30 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups whole or 2% milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and pressed dry
1 cup shredded cheese

Instructions:

Heat oven to 375°F with rack placed in the center of the oven. Line muffin tin with 12 paper liners or coat with cooking spray, butter, or oil.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

In a separate bowl, mix milk, oil, and egg.

Gradually add liquid mixture to the dry mixture, stirring until just incorporated.

Fold in the spinach and cheese.

Fill muffin cups about 1/3 full with the batter. Bake 20 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes clean.

January 15th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1943

Contractors complete the construction of the United States Department of Defense’s headquarters, also known as the Pentagon. Architect George Bergstrom designed the five-sided building located in Arlington County, Virginia.

1967

The Green Bay Packers square off against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first Super Bowl Championship. Played at the LA Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA, the Packers took home the trophy by defeating the Chiefs 35-10

1919

A flood of molasses kills 21 people in Boston. The Red Cross aided victims when a vat at the U.S. Industrial Alcohol Company of Cambridge burst causing between 1.5 and 2 million gallons of molasses to spill into the streets. It flooded and damaged buildings, knocked streetcars off their tracks, and sucked carriages into its wake.

January 15th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays

Abigail Kelley Foster – 1811

A resolute figure of the anti-slavery movement, Foster founded the Millbury Anti-Slavery Society and was known for her ability as a speaker, recruiter, and fundraiser. Her efforts to abolish slavery translated to women’s rights following the Civil War. Foster became one of the prominent figures in support of women’s suffrage.

Edward Teller – 1908

In 1943, the Hungarian-born American nuclear physicist joined the Manhattan Project. Teller would go on to lead the U.S. government’s development of the world’s first thermonuclear weapon – the hydrogen bomb.

Martin Luther King Jr. – 1929

The civil rights activist is best known for advancing the Civil Rights Movement using nonviolent civil disobedience. King’s speeches, activism, and marches influenced an entire generation, and his words still resonate today.

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