NOVEMBER 25, 2022 | NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY | BLASE’ DAY | BLACK FRIDAY | NATIONAL PARFAIT DAY | SHOPPING REMINDER DAY | NATIONAL PLAY DAY WITH DAD | YOU’RE WELCOMEGIVING DAY | NATIONAL DAY OF LISTENING | NATIONAL FLOSSING DAY | BUY NOTHING DAY | MAIZE DAY
NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY
National Native American Heritage Day on the day after Thanksgiving honors American Indians across the nation. The day celebrates the vibrant cultures, traditions, and heritages while recognizing Native Americans’ many contributions. Read more…
Blasé Day is observed annually on November 25th. We aren’t certain if we should feel excited about it or if we should feel blasé about Blasé Day. Read more…
In the United States, the day after Thanksgiving has become known as Black Friday and is considered the official kick-off for holiday shopping. Retailers across the country slash prices, offer doorbuster deals on popular big-ticket items, and often open in the wee hours of the morning to extend early bird specials. Dedicated and thrifty shoppers line up outside the stores to be the first to grab that special deal or this season’s popular and hard-to-find gift. Read more…
NATIONAL PARFAIT DAY
National Parfait Day kicks off breakfast, lunch, snack, or dessert just right on November 25th! This versatile dish serves up sweet or healthy in layers of goodness. Read more…
SHOPPING REMINDER DAY
Shopping Reminder Day kicks off an unofficial countdown of sorts. Whether you’re finishing up or just getting started, holiday shopping is a task that either stresses people or excites them. Read more…
NATIONAL PLAY DAY WITH DAD
On November 25th, National Play Day With Dad encourages fathers to spend the day focused on fun with their kids. It’s a day designed for bonding and memories. Read more…
YOU’RE WELCOMEGIVING DAY
You’re Welcomegiving Day is observed annually on the day after Thanksgiving. Conventionally when someone thanks us for a kindness or service, we respond by saying, “You’re Welcome.” So, it was inevitable that someone would suggest the day after Thanksgiving we should remember to say, “You’re welcome.” Read more…
NATIONAL DAY OF LISTENING
On the day after Thanksgiving, National Day of Listening encourages you to gather your family and friends and record family history and stories for preservation. The program, created by StoryCorps, reminds us of the value our stories hold. Read more…
NATIONAL FLOSSING DAY
After enjoying a grand meal, National Flossing Day reminds us to take care of our teeth and gums. This health observance takes place each year on the day after Thanksgiving! Read more…
BUY NOTHING DAY
Buy Nothing Day is observed annually on the day after Thanksgiving. This day is part of a movement against consumerism, urging the world to change their purchasing habits, to consume and produce less. Read more…
Maize Day, on the day after Thanksgiving, recognizes the importance of a plant common across the Americas. Read more…
On Deck for November 26, 2022
- International Aura Awareness Day – Fourth Saturday in November
Recipe of the Day
Black Forest Cake
Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total Prep: 65 minutes
2 – 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 – 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 – 20 oz cans pitted sour cherries
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Prepare two 9 inch, round cake pans by greasing and flouring, then layer the bottoms with wax paper.
In a large bowl, mix flour, 2 cups sugar, cocoa, baking powder, soda, and salt.
Add eggs, milk, oil, and 1 tablespoon vanilla and beat until well.
Pour into cake pans.
Bake in 350°F oven for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Cool the cakes on wire racks for 10 minutes.
Loosen edges, remove from pans and allow to cool completely on racks.
Drain cherries and reserve 1/2 cup of juice.
Combined cherries, 1/2 cup juice, 1 cup sugar, and starch in a saucepan.
Over low heat, cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
In a chilled medium bowl, combine whipping cream and confectioners’ sugar.
Using an electric mixer, beat on high speed until stiff peaks form.
Split each cake layer with a long serrated knife in half.
Set aside 1 1/2 cups of frosting for decorating the cake.
rush crumbs off the top of each layer of the cake.
Set aside one split layer to tear into crumbs.
Place bottom layer on a cake plate and spread with 1 cup of frosting.
Add 3/4 cup cherry topping.
Add the second cake layer.
Repeat frosting and cherry layers.
Top with the third cake layer and frost the side of the cake.
Pat reserved crumbs onto the cake.
Fit a star decorator tip onto a pastry bag and spoon reserve frosting into the bag.
Pipe frosting around the edges of the cake.
Spoon remaining cherry topping around the top of the cake.
November 25th Celebrated History
Henri Nestlé registered the Nestlé trademark for condensed milk.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted International Cellucotton Products Company the trademark for Kleenex. It’s interesting to note, that unlike Nestlé, the brand name Kleenex became universally used for the type of product Kleenex was – a tissue. The use of such eponyms often happens when a product becomes a household name. For example, we Xerox to make copies, even if we’re not using a Xerox machine. In the winter, we coat our lips with Chapstick but the brand of lip balm we’re really using might be something else. And if you’re Googling an eponym right now, what search engine are you using? Oh, and chocolate isn’t a brand name of any kind and Nestlé never replaced it.
Robert S. Ledley Received patent No. 3,922,552 for what became known as the Automatic Computerized Transverse Axial or first Whole-Body Computerized Tomography Scanner.
The comedy starring Steve Martin and John Candy, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles premiered in U.S. theaters. Written and directed by John Hughes, the holiday film follows two unlikely companions as they travel home for the holidays.
November 25th Celebrated Birthdays
Andrew Carnegie – 1935
The steel industry made him a millionaire in the late 19th century. Then Carnegie turned his interests toward philanthropy, developing libraries, advancing education and supporting his cause for peace.
Karl Benz – 1844
In 1885 after many setbacks, Benz succeeded in building the world’s first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine.
Carrie Nation – 1846
The radical temperance activist became notorious for attacking bars and taverns, often wreaking havoc with her hatchet on her mission to end alcohol use.
Sybil Stockdale – 1924
The wife of POW Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale, Sybil fought for better treatment of POWs.
John F. Kennedy Jr. – 1960
The son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy founded the magazine, George. Kennedy died in a plane accident in 1999 and the magazine folded two years later.
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