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August 13, is National Filet Mignon Day & International Lefthanders Day

August 13, is National Filet Mignon Day & International Lefthanders Day

Quote of the Day
“Nearly everyone wants as least one outstanding meal a day.” Duncan Hines

Today is a great day to grill your filet mignon with using your left hand today, because it’s International Lefthanders Day and if your a righthander like me, maybe all of us righthanders should try being lefthanders for a day and see how we do! Who knows the filet mignon may turn out to be awesome and you didn’t know you had the skills in you to do things with your lefthand!
It’s o.k. to be born either way!
All the best!

Best Filet Mignon – Grilling the Perfect Filet

Filet Mignon: Recipe:

How To Cook: Perfect Filet Mignon: BEST:Pan/Oven:Di Kometa-Dishin’ With Di #45

Seared Filet Mignon
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/seared-filet-mignon-recipe.html

The Manhattan Filet Steak – How to Turn a NY Strip into a Filet Mignon

Filet Mignon Recipes
http://www.foodnetwork.com/topics/filet-mignon-recipes.html

How to Cook a Perfect Filet Mignon
http://www.noreciperequired.com/technique/how-cook-perfect-filet-mignon#

I’m A lefty – Left Handers Day, August 13th Song

5 reasons why being left-handed is great
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/10704951/5-reasons-why-being-left-handed-is-great.html

12 Little-Known Facts About Left-Handers
http://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living-pictures/little-known-facts-about-lefthanders.aspx

12 Crazy Facts About Lefthanded People – LOLWOT

James Bay – Left Hand Free (Alt-J Cover) | Transmitter Versions

Songs of the Day 🎵
Lady Gaga – Born This Way

Lefty’s Lament – a song for Left Handers Day

Closing Quote 👀
“Salt is the policeman of taste: it keeps the various flavors of a dish in order and restrains the stronger from tyrannizing over the weaker.”Margaret Visser, 20th century author

Thank you for dropping by, and see you back tomorrow! Enjoy trying your left hand today in doing things that you usually use your righthand! Good luck and let me know how you do! 😉

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food/Music Blogger

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July 4, is Independence Day, Independence From Meat Day, National Barbecue Day, National Caesar Salad Day, National Country Music Day, Sidewalk Egg Frying Day & Invisible Day

July 4, is Independence Day, Independence From Meat Day, National Barbecue Day, National Caesar Salad Day, National Country Music Day & Sidewalk Egg Frying Day & Invisible Day

Quote of the Day
“I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.” Madame Benoit

WOW what a day with so much going on!
Happy Independence Day to everyone in the U.S. & Independence from Meat Day!

Let’s get this party started right with National Barbecue Day, fire 🔥 up the grill by the sidewalk and invite your neighbours over for Egg Frying Day and a Independence July 4th. Drink!🍸 Since it’s independence from meat day, lets get cracking! Lol😉

29 Red, White, and Blue Cocktails to Celebrate the 4th of July
http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g2465/boozy-4th-of-july-drinks/?src=nl&mag=clg&list=nl_ccr_news&date=070317

4th of July Raspberry America – Tipsy Bartender:

4th of July Top 10 Song Playlist Celebeate Independence Day!
http://www.ibtimes.com/4th-july-lyrics-2015-10-song-playlist-celebrate-independence-day-videos-1995073

27 Awesome Quotes About Freedom for Independence Day
http://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/27-awesome-quotes-about-freedom-for-independence-day.html

10 Inspirational Quotes About Independence From Successful Entrepreneurs
http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/247884

The very best barbecue recipes for hot summer days
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/recipes/10161770/The-best-barbecue-recipes-for-hot-summer-days.html

The 50 Best Grilling Recipes For Summer Cooking
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/1555713

O.k. lets get back on track here with a nice Caesar Salad recipe!
How to Make Caesar Salad Supreme
https://m.youtube.com/#

Homemade Caesar Salad Recipe – Laura Vitale – Laura in the Kitchen Episode 336

THE BEST VEGAN CAESAR SALAD RECIPE!

The Best Caesar Salad I had in a long time served at Guy Fieri’s Chophouse in Atlantic City New Jersey.

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Hot weather in your area! Try Frying Egg on the Sidewalk or the top of the hood if your car! Lol 😃

Keep the celebrations going with some Country Music……
Top 10 Country Songs of All Time

Country Music Day!
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Songs of the Day 🎵
Martina McBride – Independence Day with The Boston Pops

Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S.A.

It’s time to play Invisible!
http://www.quora.com/What-would-you-do-if-you-became-invisible-for-a-day

Closing Quote
“To remember a successful salad is generally to remember a successful dinner; at all events, the perfect dinner necessarily includes the perfect salad.”
George Ellwanger (1848-1906) ‘Pleasures of the Table’ (1902)

“We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.”
Lech Walesa

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Happy 4th of July America!

Cheers, 🍻

Phil Lim
Food/Music Blogger

June 28, is National Ceviche Day & National Tapioca Day

June 28, is National Ceviche Day & National Tapioca Day

Quote of the Day
“Every morning one must start from scratch, with nothing on the stoves. That is cuisine.”
Fernand Point (1897-1955)

Welcome to my daily National Food and Holiday Blog! 🤗

Easy Tilapia and Shrimp Ceviche Recipe, Easy Cooking with Sandy  http://youtu.be/5cAgmgckdas

How to Make Ceviche de Camaron

How to Make Shrimp Ceviche – Mission Nutrition with La Cooquette (#mitufit)

How It’s Made – Tapioca Pudding

How to Make Amazing Tapioca Pudding

tapioca pudding

Songs of the Day 🎵
Top 50 Songs Of The Week – June 24, 2017 (Billboard Hot 100) https://youtu.be/WImzOkiUOCA

Closing Quote 🤔
“….if a man hates tapioca pudding he is a good fellow and my friend.”
A.A. Milne, ‘Lunch’ (1934)

Hope the weather is nice in your area and the sun shines on you, enjoy your day! 🌞

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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June 12, is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

June 12, is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

Quote of the Day
“Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.”
Charles M. Schulz

Today short and sweet like a peanut butter cookie!

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies recipe

10 Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes
http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy-recipes/10-healthy-peanut-butter-recipes

Healthy Protein Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Song of the Day 🎵
Peanut Butter Cookies Song

Closing Quote
“If you don’t mind smelling like peanut butter for two or three days, peanut butter is darn good shaving cream.”Barry Goldwater (1909-1998)

Have an awesome start to your week and see you back tomorrow! 

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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June 7, is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

June 7, is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Quote of the Day
“I doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream.”Heywood Campbell Brown (1888-1939)

Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe From The Joy of Baking
http://m.joyofbaking.com/icecreamrecipes/ChocolateIceCream.html

Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com

Rich Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe
http://www.chow.com/recipes/28645-rich-chocolate-ice-cream

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe – Laura Vitale – Laura in the Kitchen Episode 624

3 INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

Famous People Birthday Today!
Prince – R&B Singer BIO
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/prince.html

Purple Rain Prince AVI – Casusa Ribeiro

Songs of the Day 🎶
The Ice Cream Song – The Mini Movie

The Time Ice Cream Castles 4 min 12 sec LA 139 5:23:84 Limelight Inc Red Car Chris Gabrin – TheRedCarChannel

Prince “Cream” – Hayden Clement

Prince – 1999 – MUSIC VIDEO R.I.P
Haywire TV Digital

Katy Perry – Birthday – KatyPerryVEVO

Closing Quote 🤔
“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate that’s myphilosophy.”
Thornton Wilder

If it’s your birthday today too, happy birthday! 🙂

Have a great day everyone and cool off with some Chocolate Ice Cream and don’t forget to share or at lease share my blog today and give it a thumbs up! 👍Thank you! 

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food & Music Blogger

June 5, is National Gingerbread Day

June 5, is National Gingerbread Day

Quote of the Day
“A flute with no holes is not a flute, and a doughnut with no hole is a Danish.”
Cornelius Crane ‘Chevy’ Chase, American comedian, actor. (1943 –  )

Hey it’s the gingerbread man day!

Gingerbread Men Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com
Joy of Baking

Cookie Recipes – How to Make Gingerbread Men – Allrecipes

How to Make a Gingerbread House | Tesco Food – Tescofoodandwine

Drunken Gingerbread Man Shots – Tipsy Bartender

Gingerbread Martini – How2Heroes

BOXING Greatest Muhamman Ali has died, Rest in Peace, a Triubute to one of the greatest boxers of all time!
30 of Muhammad Ali’s best quotes – USA TODAY Sports
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/boxing/2016/06/03/muhammad-ali-best-quotes-boxing/85370850/

Muhammad Ali Greatest Fight – Best KO
Elene Azaken

This Day in Boxing December 11, 1981 Muhammad Ali’s Last Fight –
Mike Tyson

Songs of the Day 🎵
Gingerbread Man Song (Run, run as fast as you can!) TheHappyApe

Muhammad Ali (Float like a butterfly sting like a bee) DillanJasonStudios

Muhammad Ali Theme Song Black Superman LYRICS!!! – Sohaib Siddiqui

Closing Quote 🤔
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. His hands can’t hit what his eyes can’t see. Now you see me, now you don’t. George thinks he will, but I know he won’t.” Muhammad Ali’s

Enjoy the day and make some gingerbread’s while your at it, float like a butterfly and sting like a bee! 😲

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food & Music Blogger

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Maybe 11, is Eat What You Want Day & Hostess Cupcake Day

May 11, is Eat What You Want Day & Hostess Cupcake Day

Quote of the Day
” I definitely gravitate towards things like vegetables, chicken, brown rice, but I don’t deprive myself of anything. If I want a Sprinkles cupcake, I’m having a Sprinkles cupcake. But I’m not going to have one every day… you just have to have a sensible outlook on all of it.”
Abigail Spencer

Everyone off to work or school, pack a lunch that is anything and everything, because today is eat what you want day! Break the rules today and be brave of what you eat, you only live once! lol ……. enjoy it!

Why Some People Can Eat A Lot and Stay Thin
http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/why-some-people-can-eat-a-lot-and-stay-thin.html

How to Eat All You Want and Still Lose Weight
http://www.boxingscene.com/weight-loss/58280.php

New Study: Eat Anything Between These Hours and Still Lose Weight
http://magazine.foxnews.com/food-wellness/new-study-eat-anything-between-these-hours-and-still-lose-weight

How to Eat Like a Food Blogger and Stay Slim
http://migrationology.com/2012/06/how-to-eat-like-a-food-blogger-and-stay-slim/

Songs of the Day ♩

“Weird Al” Yankovic – Eat It:
http://youtu.be/ZcJjMnHoIBI


Anna Kendrick – Cups (Pitch Perfect’s “When I’m Gone”)
AnnaKendrickVEVO
http://youtu.be/cmSbXsFE3l8

Closing Quote
“America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.”
Gloria Steinem

Have an awesome day and eat what you want or at least have a cupcake! 😉 

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 24, is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day & World Tuberculosis Day

March 24, is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day & World Tuberculosis Day

Quote of the Day
“In pies, puddings, & raisins are not to be tolerated, and I must protest against their frequent use in this way, as not merely a waste of time and property, but as a means of destroying more health, in fashionable life, than all the physicians, in high life, ever restored.”‘
The Young House-keeper’by William Andrus Alcott (1846)

Today I’m going to cover you with a short and sweet blog with raisins! 😉

Chocolate Covered Raisins Recipes
http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-chocolate-covered-raisins-crock-pot-278661

How to Make Chocolate Covered Raisins
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Chocolate-Covered-Raisins

Make Chocolate Covered Raisins
http://candy.about.com/od/chocolatefruitrecipes/r/Chocolate-Covered-Raisins.htm

World Tuberculosis Day
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tuberculosis&mobileaction=toggle_view_desktop

What is TB? – khan academy medicine

Best Foods to Cure Tuberculosis | Foods & Healthy Recipes – HomeVeda Nutrition

7 Natural Cures For Tuberculosis
Find Home Remedy

Songs of the Day 🎵

The TB Song – Helicobacter pylori

Closing Quote 🙄

“There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who love chocolate, and communists.”
Leslie Moak Murray in ‘Murray’s Law’ comic strip


Have a wonderful day and take care of your health, eat healthy, be healthy, look healthy! 🤔

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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January 19, is National Popcorn Day

January 19, is National Popcorn Day

Quote of the Day
“In a movie theater a few days ago, I go to the candy counter, and there’s this huge menu — candy, popcorn, ice cream, pickles. They’re selling individual pickles. How does this happen? Where am I?”
Bill Griffith, ‘NY Times’ (1999)

Let’s get poping it’s National Popcorn Day, either your home or at the movies today on this Tuesday evening on a cold January day. Warm up with some hot butter popcorn and sit back and enjoy the show, cause today you deserve a day at the movies or at home watching it from your tube with some popcorn to go with it!

Happy National Popcorn Day
Prospector Theater

Now lets look at all the best flavors of popcorn from healthy to the wacky ones …..

40 Perfect Popcorn Recipes

40 Perfect Popcorn Recipes

Top 10 Popcorn Toppings
http://www.ehow.com/info_8587741_top-10-popcorn-toppings.html

19 Creative Ways To Flavor Popcorn
http://www.buzzfeed.com/notmonroe/19-ways-to-flavor-popcorn-gg32#.xqapzQ9m5

Top 10 Healthy Microwave Popcorn
http://www.theyummylife.com/Healthy_Microwave_Popcorn

Top Gourmet Popcorn
http://www.top20sites.com/top-gourmet-popcorn-sites

The Best Recipes for National Popcorn Day – Buzz60

5 Popcorn Life Hacks – Crazy Russian Hacker

Making Movie Theater Popcorn

How to Make Yummy Cinema Popcorn (Tutorial) – Its Daniel Kai

How To Stove-Top Popcorn – Clean & Delicious

HOW TO MAKE CARAMEL POPCORN Cooking with Karma

DIY Popcorn Maker for Camping – Crazy Russian Hacker

Songs of the Day
Marsheaux – Popcorn, George .Geranios

DJ Helli – Popcorn 2012 (Trance Dubstep Remix)

Audiosurf – The Popcorn Song – Ninja Mono – No Greys
Sam Brown

Popcorn song goes metal – Charlie Parra del Riego

Fifth Harmony – Worth It ft. Kid Ink

There you have it, enough with the popcorn, just give it to me I’m worth it! Lol …. 😉

Closing Quote
“Plough deep, while Sluggards sleep; And you shall have Corn, to sell and to keep.” Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Poor Richard’s Almanac’

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December 19, is National Hard Candy Day & National Oatmeal Muffin Day

December 19, is National Hard Candy Day & National Oatmeal Muffin Day

Quote of the Day
“When other Sin’s grow old by Time, Then Avarice is in its prime, Yet feed the Poor at Christmas time.”
Poor Richard’s Almanack’, December 175

Last week to Christmas shop if you don’t have time during the week, just buy gift cards for everyone and call it quits! 😉
Life is to busy it becomes hard like candy! lol …… Good luck Christmas shopping 🎁, don’t forget to eat and drink if you decide to do it the hard way and go out to the crazy malls on the last day of shopping.

Making hard candy.

HOW TO MAKE CANDY CANES – Cooking with Karma

Handmade candy cane demonstration at Logan’s Candies

How to make lollipops (with/without a mold) – with yoyomax12

Easy How To: Bake Oatmeal Muffins From Scratch
Cooking With Kate

Oatmeal Muffins – Fit Kim

HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS: BANANA OAT MUFFINS RECIPE – Jordys Cooking

Songs of the Day
Dolly Parton – Hard Candy Christmas

Dolly Parton-Christmas Times A Comin’

Closing Quote
“The virtue of anyone or anything is solely in our perspective. See gold, and there is gold; see lead and there is lead. If you see this thistle as a thorny nuisance, then it is a weed. If you appreciate its bright pink bloom, then it is a flower. It becomes what you name it. The power is in your choice, your perspective, your speaking.”
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Happy Holidays
Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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