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July 6, is Fried Chicken Day

July 6, is Fried Chicken Day

Quote of the Day
“Only a rank degenerate would drive 1,500 miles across Texas without eating a chicken fried steak.”
Larry McMurtry’In a Narrow Grave: Essays on Texas’ (1968)

Homemade Original KFC Style Fried Chicken

Top 5 Fried Chicken Recipes
http://dish.allrecipes.com/top-5-fried-chicken-recipes/

Best-Ever Fried Chicken Recipe
http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/best-ever-fried-chicken

The World’s Best Fried Chicken Recipe: How To Fry Fried Chicken Wings

The Best Fried Chicken Recipe Ever?
Ed Levine http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2007/10/is-this-the-best-fried-chicken-recipe-ever.html

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Fried Chicken Crispy & Delicious

Songs of the Day 🎵
OITNB Chicken Rap Special

Beyoncé – Single Ladies (chicken song) артем чадов

Some people took a long weekend or the week off with the Canada Day and the U.S.A. July 4th, holidays, so o.k. it’s back to work for some of us and you may need something more upbeat to get you moving? Lets put your name on this song to move you!
Swedish House Mafia – One (Your Name)

Closing Quote
“That fellow Béchameil has all the luck!  I was serving breast of chicken á la crème more than 20 years before he was born, but I have never had the chance of giving my name to even the most modest sauce.”
Duke of 😊, 17th century

Have a great start to your day and enjoy some Fried Chicken for lunch or dinner!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
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December 27, is National Fruitcake Day

December 27, is National Fruitcake Day

Quote of the Day
“Wonderful. Gives a whole new meaning to flour power. You’ll undoubtedly change the world, one fruitcake at a time.”
Kimberly Frost, Barely Bewitched (Southern Witch #2)

Well it looks like another day of shoppers out for bargains, just check those price tags and the fine print or some of you may be finding out its not on sale and can look like a fruitcake! Hehe haha……😉
Speaking of fruitcakes, today is National Fruitcake Day! Lol 😅

25 Gourmet Fruitcake Recipes – The very best fruitcakes for the holidays
http://www.examiner.com/article/25-gourmet-fruitcake-recipes-the-very-best-fruitcakes-for-the-holidays
http://article.wn.com/view/2013/09/07/25_Gourmet_Fruitcake_Recipes_The_very_best_fruitcakes_for_th/

Rich Rum Fruit Cake… For a Very Merry Christmas
http://www.ecurry.com/blog/desserts-sweets/rich-rum-fruit-cake-for-a-very-merry-christmas/

Light Orange Almond And Pecan Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe – Bake Like A Pro

Christmas Fruit Cake | Easy 3 step recipe
Nestle Milkmaid

Easy Fruit Cake Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com

Light Fruit Cake Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com

Betty’s Christmas Fruitcake — Family Favorite!

Auntie Joy’s Christmas Fruit Cake – Crumbs

Belizean White Fruit Cake – The Bare Pantry Show

Old-Fashion Rum Fruitcake – Phyllis Stokes

Songs of the Day 🎵
The Superions – Fruitcake

Eraserheads – Fruitcake

Jessie J – Price Tag ft. B.o.B

Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Closing Quotes
“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping”.
Bo Derek

“I went window shopping today! I bought four windows”.
Tommy Cooper

Last year at this time, I caught a cold the day of Christmas and then my furnace breaks down on the same day going down to 65 Celsius before getting fixed, my car windshield was shatter from falling frozen ice snow off a transport truck that hit the driver side windshield. Lucky not at repeat of last year and I got by this year with peace of mind! 

Lets enjoy the rest of the next 4 days leading up to the New Year. 🤸‍♂️

Cheers, 🥂

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

December 26, is Boxing Day, National Candy Cane Day, & National Thank You Note Day

December 26, is Boxing Day, National Candy Cane Day, & National Thank You Note Day

Quote of the Day
“I’m shopping around for something to do that no one will like.”
Jerry Gar

Short and sweet today cause everyone out to shop on boxing day! Rush, rush, rush all the sales will be gone! Well their’s always the internet if you can’t get what you always want in the stores!

Christmas Candy Cane Cream Puffs Recipe – The Culinary Life

HOW TO MAKE CANDY CANES 🍭
CookingwithKarma

6 Incredibly Quick Ways to Use Leftover Candy Canes
http://food-hacks.wonderhowto.com/how-to/6-incredibly-quick-ways-use-leftover-candy-canes-0158948/

Songs of the Day 🎵
Candy Cane Lane (original song) GTPolerson

Candycane Finger Family | Christmas | Food Song | Nursery Rhymes | Ba Na Na Songs – Ba Na Na Songs

Madonna – Material Girl https://youtu.be/DNSUOFgj97M
Rolling Stones You Can’t Always Get What You Want Glastonbury 2013

The Best Thank You Songs 

Closing Quote 🤔
“People are always going to go shopping. A lot of our effort is just: ‘How do we make the retail experience a great one?’ Philip Green

Enjoy and happy shopping! 😉

Cheers

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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December 14, is National Biscuits & Gravy Day

December 14, is National Biscuits & Gravy Day

Quote of the Day
“…cheese is the biscuit of drunkards.”Grimod de la Reynière (1758-1838)

Today I got you cover with National Biscuits & Gravy Day, lots of recipes before Christmas Dinner if you are hosting this year, make sure to save my blog page to your favors so you can always referance back on the day you are cooking the festival meal for family and friends.

50 Christmas Biscuits Santa Would Be Proud Of
http://www.foodnetwork.co.uk/article/50-christmas-biscuits.html

Christmas biscuit tree decorations  – Mumsnet

How to make Christmas Biscuit Decorations – Pick n Pay

Biscuits Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com

Betty’s 4-Ingredient Biscuits

Best Biscuit Recipe …with Gravy
– Chef Buck

How to Make Gravy – The Basics

How to Make the Perfect Gravy – Simply Beef and Lamb

How to Make Gravy for Roast Turkey

KFC Gravy Recipe – Pinoy How To

How to make brown onion gravy – David Bishop

EASY MUSHROOM GRAVY SAUCE RECIPE – Greg’s Kitchen

Vegan Tamari Gravy Recipe! (oil-free) ♥ VegBethany

Low Fat Vegan Gravy w/ Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Oil-Free!) – Unnatural Vegan

Songs of the Day 🎵
Kacey Musgraves – Biscuits

Paul Kelly – How To Make Gravy

Closing Quote 🤔
“I come from a home where gravy is a beverage.”Erma Bombeck (1927-1996) 

Have an awesome day and feel free to share and like today’s post! 😉

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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December 3, is National Apple Pie Day & National Green Bean Casserole Day

December 3, is National Apple Pie Day & National Green Bean Casserole Day

Quote of the Day
“Apple-pie is used through the whole year, and when fresh apples are no longer to be had, dried ones are used. It is the evening meal of children. house-pie, in country places, is made of apples neither peeled nor freed from their cores, and its crust is not broken if a wagon wheel goes over it.”
Swedish parson, Dr. Acrelius writing home from America (1758)

3 Apple Recipes | In Season

How to Make Delicious Apple Pie – Allrecipes

How to make Mini Apple Pies | Super Easy recipe | It’s Time to Cook

ROSE APPLE PIES – My Virgin Kitchen

Classic Apple Pie Recipe with Fast and Easy Tips – Rebecca Brand

APPLE PIE RECIPE – JordysCooking

Upside Down Apple Pie
http://www.mrfood.com/Pie/Upside-Down-Apple-Pie-from-Mr-Food

10 Best Apple Pie Recipes
http://www.southernliving.com/m/food/entertaining/apple-pie-recipes

National Green Bean Casserole
http://www.holidailys.com/#!National-Green-Bean-Casserole-Day/c1a1n/DDFD3ED6-9737-4662-AF85-5452A2EEC5F8

National Green Bean Casserole
http://www.examiner.com/article/national-green-bean-casserole-day-recipes-perfect-for-holidays-every-day

Betty’s Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole – Cook123

O.k. you reach this far down, now you need a good laugh! lol

Mr.bean – Episode 8 FULL EPISODE “Mr.bean in Room 426”

Famous People Birthday’s Today
Ozzy Osbourne Bio
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/ozzy-osbourne.html

Top 10 Ozzy Osbourne Songs – WatchMojo.com

Ozzy Osbourne – “Bark at the Moon”

Ozzy Osbourne – Mama, I’m Coming Home

Ozzy Osbourne – “Dreamer”

Songs of the Day 🔊
MY APPLE PIE SONG Music Video by The Bootyholes – http://www.TheBootyholes.com

Beans Song
AppletreeEducation

Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train (Speak Of The Devil) Eagle Rock

Closing Quote 🤔
“There was an old man of Orleans, Who was given to eating of beans;Till once out of sport, he swallowed a quart, That dyspeptic old man of Orleans.”
Edward Lear, English artist, writer; known for his ‘literary nonsense’ & limericks  (1812-1888)

WOW! Time to jump on the crazy train 🚂 and have some apple pie! 😉
Have an awesome day!

Cheers,

Phil Lim 

Food and Music Blogger 

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December 1, is National Pie Day, Eat a Red Apple Day

December 1, is National Pie Day, Eat a Red Apple Day

Quote of the Day
“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Welcome to the first day of December and 24 more shopping days till Christmas! WOW ……. lets begin with National Pie Day!
Based on my research online National Pie Day also comes up on Janaury 23rd, & December 1st, so twice a year or something went wrong here, unless we just love pie so much that their’s two dates for it? Lol
I do beleive its on January 23rd. so refer back to my blog post on January 23rd, https://viphospitality.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/january-23-is-national-pie-day/
Today I will just keep it short and sweet for pie! Lol
http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/January/nationalpieday.htm

Banoffee Pie | Best Pie Recipe for Christmas | Beat Batter Bake With Priyanka

10 Classic American Pie Recipes
http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g938/best-pie-recipes-0510/

14 Delicious Hand Pie Recipes
http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g2318/14-hand-pie-recipes/

Red apple benefits – The health benefits of eating a Red apple
http://hubpages.com/health/Red-apple-benefits-The-health-benefits-of-eating-a-Red-apple

How To Make An Apple Rosette | Apple Art | Fruit Carving Garnish | Party Food Decoration, How to Make yummy

Christmas Apple Design – Beginners Lesson 19 By Mutita The Art Of Fruit And Vegetable Carving, Mutita EdibleArt

Simple Apple Beautiful Design – Intermediate Lesson 2 By Mutita Art Of Fruit And Vegetable Carving

Hey still time to give if you miss giving Tuesday! lol 😉

The Giving and Receiving Law of Prosperity – Randy Gage, Prosperity TV

Benefits of Volunteering – Kati Falbo

Donate to Volunteer Canada on GivingTuesday
Volunteer Canada

Inspiring quotes on Giving by Brijesh Dalmia

Famous Birthday’s Today!
Janelle Monáe – Musical Artist
http://www.jmonae.com/

Here she is in Toronto 2015 Summer PanAm Games City Hall,  I got a chance to see her perform live!

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Janelle Monáe, Jidenna – Yoga

Janelle Monáe – Electric Lady [Official Video]

Janelle Monáe – Dance Apocalyptic [Official Video]

Song of the Day 🎵
Taylor Swift – Back To December

ReD ApPLe jAm (cover song – Rock Steady) Alan Clark

SHANNON – Give Me Tonight [Extended Version] (1984)

Janelle Monáe – “Heroes” (from Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game LP)

Closing Quote 🤔
“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.”
Jane Austen

Be happy and give a smile a day😊 to keep the wrinkles away, or should I say a apple a day keeps the doctor away!
Whatever makes you happy, just  give anything even a helping hand to a fellow worker, a child, a stranger or an elderly!

You can also give by clicking like and make my day! 😃
Thank you kindly, spread the word around the world by sharing today’s blog with others and have an awesome day!

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Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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November 30, is National Mousse Day

November 30, is National Mousse Day

Quote of the Day
“Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it.” Janet Reno

Today lets begin with National Mousse Day! 😀

How to Make a Triple Chocolate Mousse (Dessert Recipe)

Mango Mousse with Raspberry Gelee Shots

Oreo Chocolate Mousse Recipe | Recipes Hub | Food Menus | Christmas Chocolate Recipe For Party |

Raw Vegan Dark Chocolate Mousse – Sadhana Kitchen

Organic Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Songs of the Day 🎸

Guns N’ Roses – November Rain 

Closing Quote 🤔
“There are two kinds of people in America today: those who have experienced a foreign cyber attack and know it, and those who have experienced a foreign cyber attack and don’t know it.”
Frank Wolf

Thanks for dropping by(e) and see you back tomorrow. So be kind and share today’s National Holiday’s with friends and family on your social media platforms and spread the word! 😀

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

November 17, is National Baklava Day, National Homemade Bread Day & World Peace Day 

November 17, is National Baklava Day, National Homemade Bread Day & World Peace Day

Quote of the Day
“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.”
James Beard (1903-1985)
Good day everyone, lots of special holidays today if you where to Google what day is it today, just to cover a few, we begin with…….. 

Welcome to the World of Peace Day ✌

Peace to everyone! 

Baklava Recipe | How To Make Baklava

Baklava Fingers Recipe How To Make Baklava Fingers (Easy Dessert)

The Best Baklava Recipe – Brad Neuman

Homemade Pistachio Baklava
http://turkishfood.about.com/od/DessertsSweets/a/Homemade-Pistachio-Baklava.htm

Shobiyet Baklava (Cream Filled Baklava) Recipe From Scratch!

Crunchy Baklava Rolls With Hazelnuts And Tahini

Homemade White Bread (from scratch, no machine)

Easy Whole Wheat Bread – Ready in 90 Minutes – Jenny Can Cook

How to make French Bread Mobile Home Gourmet

How to Make Super Soft and Moist Chinese Bakery Buns / Milk Bread / Milk Loaf 手工鮮奶吐司

World Peace Day ✌
http://www.peaceday.org/

10 Ways to Bring Peace to the World – Read more at
http://www.beliefnet.com/Wellness/2008/09/10-Ways-to-Bring-Peace-to-the-World.aspx#jDgocYIhaVlptPv5.99
http://www.beliefnet.com/Wellness/2008/09/10-Ways-to-Bring-Peace-to-the-World.aspx

100 Ideas for Creating a More Peaceful World
https://www.justgive.org/donations/create-peace.jsp

Twenty Ways to Promote Peace in Our World
https://www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/twenty-ways-to-promote-peace-in-our-world/

How to use “The Law of Attraction” To Create World Peace and Change Your Life! Secret Meditations

Let’s create a united world: 1 minute for peace

Songs of the Day
Baklava – Moon dance

How To Bake Bread – A Song – The Bread Song – Balcony Shirts TV

Closing Quote
“Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king. The countries are the soup, the meat, the vegetables, the salad but bread is king.”
Louis Bromfield, American novelist  (1896-1956)

Peace to you and share it with everyone around you, have an awesome day! 🙂
Keep on smiling!
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All the best,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 


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November 14, is National Guacamole Day & National Pickle Day

November 14, is National Guacamole Day & National Pickle 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)

Short and sweet today! 

National Guacamole Day Recipes
http://www.avocadocentral.com/avocado-party-tips-decor/national-guacamole-day-recipes-entertaining

The Best Guacamole Recipe – Get Fit With Leyla:

Best Easy Guacamole Recipe EVER! daveywaveyfitness

Chipotle Guacamole Recipe
http://www.popsugar.com/food/Chipotle-Guacamole-Recipe-22129784

23 Pickle Recipes We Love
http://www.seriouseats.com/2012/07/pickling-recipes.html

15+ Homemade Pickles To Make
http://www.brit.co/pickled-recipes/
We Can Pickle That! 19 Briny Recipes
http://www.brit.co/pickled-recipes/
SPICY FRIED SLICED DILL PICKLES – How to make SPICY FRIED SLICED DILL PICKLES Recipe

Deep Fried Pickles Recipe ! – Super Easy & Yummy !

Easy Dill Pickles – VIDEO and
Dill Pickles – The Simple Way
http://www.growingagreenerworld.com/easy-dill-pickles-video/

Three Secrets To Crispy Pickles, And A ‘Lost Recipe’ Found
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2012/07/12/156619002/three-secrets-to-crispy-pickles-and-a-lost-recipe-found

Songs of the Day 🎵
Texas Tornados Guacamole -cristinabgs

If Pickles Were Money – Guy Bauer

(2008) – The Pickle Rap, cowbel productions

Closing Quote 🤔
“Preserving was almost a mania with Mrs. Bergson….When there was nothing to preserve, she began to pickle.”
Willa Cather, ‘Death Comes for the Archbishop’ (1927)

Enjoy your day along with the pickles and guacamole!

Cheese, 😁

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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November 7, is National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

November 7, is National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Quote of the Day
“Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.”
Judith Olney

Hi everyone don’t be bittersweet cause Christmas is around the corner! Lol 😉

Time flies as we head into November and with 47 more shopping days till Christmas, believe it or not! 

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Do you like chocolate with almonds or do you like to party and dance?
Here is today’s lineup for both!

BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE AND ALMOND CAKE
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/bittersweet-chocolate-and-almond-cake-101594

Bittersweet Chocolate Cheesecake
http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cake/bittersweet-chocolate-cheesecake.html

Cannoli with Ricotta Cream with Bittersweet Chocolate and Almonds
http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/cannoli-with-ricotta-cream-with-bittersweet-chocolate.html

Ryan Scott’s Chocolate Almond Bon Bon Lollipops
http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/17294_Ryan_Scott_Chocolate_Almond_Bon_Bon_Lollipops

Famous People Birthday Born On This Day
David Guetta – DJ, Bio
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/david-guetta.html

It’s Time to Turn Up your Volume and Dance the Night Away!
David Guetta
http://www.davidguetta.com/en/world#!

Top 10 David Guetta Songs HD

Music Lovers Page SHOP NOW ONLINE ON AMAZON FOR ALL YOUR MUSIC NEEDS, CLICK BELOW on VIP amazon Music Store!

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Check out all the greatest music CD’s

David Guetta Miami Ultra Music Festival 2017

The World’s Highest-Paid DJs: Electronic Cash Kings 2017 – Forbes – David Guetta comes in 7th place as one of the top 10 highest paid DJs in 2017! Check out the rest of the list!
https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2017/08/08/the-worlds-highest-paid-djs-2017/ 
Songs of the Day 🕺
UB40 – Red Red Wine 🍷

White Wine in the Sun by Tim Minchin

David Guetta & Chris Willis Feat. Fergie & LMFAO – Gettin’ Over You (Official Video)

David Guetta – Where Them Girls At ft. Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida (Official Video)

David Guetta – Titanium ft. Sia (Official Video)

David Guetta – Shot Me Down ft. Skylar Grey (Lyric Video)

David Guetta – Little Bad Girl ft. Taio Cruz, Ludacris (Official Video)

David Guetta – Play Hard ft. Ne-Yo, Akon (Official Video)

David Guetta – Dangerous (Official video – radio edit) ft Sam Martin

Closing Quote 🤔
“To be happy, it first takes being comfortable being in your own shoes. The rest can work up from there.”
Sophia Bush

You work hard, you play hard, you deserve a break today, have a glass of wine and a great day and celebrate David Guetta’s birthday by dancing to the tunes while enjoying some Bittersweet Chocolate Almonds! 😃

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Cheers, 🥂

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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