NATIONAL CANDIED ORANGE PEEL DAY!!!

Yes, you read that right, Candied Orange Peels.  This a thing, and I have had them.  I am not big on anything orange tasting, so they are not a big deal for me.  However, give me some candied Lemon Peels, and I am all over them!! 🙂 You have likely enjoyed it in seasonal bakedContinue reading “NATIONAL CANDIED ORANGE PEEL DAY!!!”

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CUSTARD DAY!!!

There are actually three National Foods celebrated today:  National Raspberry Popover Day, National Raspberry Tart Day & National Chocolate Custard Day.  Since I am a chocolate lover, I have chosen to talk about Chocolate Custard!!! Custard is a variety of culinary preparations based on a cooked mixture of milk or cream and egg yolk. DependingContinue reading “NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CUSTARD DAY!!!”

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE DAY!!!

Oh Man, I LOVE Truffles, and I’m not talking mushrooms; although they are good too! Chocolate truffles are confectionery sweets made primarily of a mixture of cream and chocolate, known as ‘ganache’. The term ‘chocolate truffle’ is derived from the edible tuber fungus known as a ‘truffle’, which shares a similar appearance to the confectionery. The internal part of aContinue reading “NATIONAL CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE DAY!!!”