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November 19, is National Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day

November 19, is National Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day

Quote of the Day
“It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.”
Ram Dass

National Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day! 

http://www.eatmywords365.com/2013/11/19/323365-national-carbonated-beverage-with-caffeine-day/

The buzz on energy-drink caffeine
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2012/12/the-buzz-on-energy-drink-caffeine/index.htm

How To Drop The Pop – Tips on how to stop drinking soda pop
Dr. Matthew Weiner

The Dangers of Carbonation for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

Songs of the Day Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean?

My Philosophy by Holiday Parade

VMCoy – That’s my Philosophy
Telmo Jr. Mylius

Closing Quote
Remember: “Procrastination digs the grave where opportunity is buried.”
Clancy Cross

Have a great day and don’t drink to much pop! 😉
See you back tomorrow!

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Cheers,

Phil Lim

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November 9, is National Split Pea Soup Day

November 9, is National Split Pea Soup Day

Quote of the Day
“There is nothing like soup. It is by nature eccentric: no two are ever alike, unless of course you get your soup in a can.”
Laurie Colwin, ‘Home Cooking’ (1988)

Time to split the two running for the US Presidential race and the winner for US President is ……… Donald Trump! 

Now anyone care for Split Pea Soup since the elections are finally over and everyone can get on with their lives. 

Split Pea Soup Recipe

How To Make THE BEST Split Pea Soup – Its EASY!!!

SPLIT PEA AND HAM SOUP – THE BEST YOU WILL EVER TASTE

Smoky Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Vegan Split Pea Soup

Top Secret Split Pea Soup I Debbie Wong’s Wok and Gong

~Home Canning Split Pea Soup With Linda’s Pantry~

Song of the Day 🎵
Love Pea Soup

Closing Quote 🤔
“We lived very simply – but with all the essentials of life well understood and provided for – hot baths, cold champagne, new peas and old brandy.”
Winston Churchill’The Last Lion’ by William Manchester (1993)

Keep Clam and Carry on and enjoy the day with some nice hot split pea soup! 👀

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Also looking for any sponsors to donate to help with printing cost and in return you will receive 10 calendars and one page to place a photo of your favor food taken from your restaurant or an event along with your company logo displayed in one of the months in the calendars for $250. please email me at viphospitality@live.com if interested as early by the November 28, 2017 with 2 additional calendars = 12 for you to give or keep to your clients, for bigger orders please let me know and we can work something out! 

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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October 28, is National Chocolate Day & Wild Foods Day

October 28, is National Chocolate Day & Wild Foods Day

Quote of the Day
“Serve the dinner backward, do anything – but for goodness sake, do something weird.”
Elsa Maxwell

Lets get wild foods day sounds like fun! 😃

WHAT IS THE BEST CHOCOLATE IN THE WORLD?
http://www.cookingwithcolor.com/chocolate/best_chocolate_stores_world.htm

This Toronto Chocolatemaker Was Just Recognized for Making the World’s Best Dark Chocolate
http://notable.ca/this-toronto-chocolatemaker-was-just-recognized-for-making-the-worlds-best-dark-chocolate/

Top 10 Most Expensive Chocolates in the World

Top | Best | Ultimate 5 Chocolate brands in world

Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company – Chad Barker

25 Delicious Chocolate Facts You Won’t Be Able To Resist

Edible WIld Food (AZ of Bushcraft)

AZ of Bushcraft (E for Edible wild food)

Finding and Cooking Wild Food on the Beach (Bushcraft Ray Mears)

Songs of the Day🎵
“Cherry Chocolate Rain” Original Song by Tay Zonday

Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side – Rare Video-HD – Sean Dolan

Closing Quote🤔
“I am not a sound bite person. I prefer to run at the mouth.
Marima Sirtis

Your best friend today is someone who has chocolate and is wild! Enjoy your day and kick it up a notch! 

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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October 12, is National Gumbo Day & Cookbook Launch Day

October 12, is National Gumbo Day & Cookbook Launch Day

Quote of the Day
“Gumbo, of all other products of the New Orleans cuisine, represents a most distinctive type of the evolution of good cookery under the hands of the famous Creole Cuisinieres of old New Orleans.”‘
The Picayune’s Creole Cook Book’ (1901)

Short and sweet today!

The Best Cajun Gumbo Recipe

Best. Gumbo. Ever.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/best-gumbo-ever-84440550/

Cookbook Launch Day
http://holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/October/cookbooklaunchday.htm

Use Blurb to Make Your Cookbook. Add Your Recipes, Photos & Artwork
http://www.blurb.ca/cookbooks?gclid=Cj0KEQjwkeiwBRCzmo-wiKL49pEBEiQAhvGKYe7Y_9ExJB3Wopuz-Uv2sQkGwLZeGN0AAY6wLpsjEKYaApKU8P8HAQ

Songs of the Day
I Will Play For Gumbo

Closing Quote
“Most turkeys taste better the day after, my mother’s tasted better the day before.”
Rita Rudner, comedian

Have a good day, enjoy your food with a good cookbook to read!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Blogger

October 6, is National Noodle Day, Garlic Lovers Day & Come & Take It Day

October 6, is National Noodle Day, Garlic Lovers Day & Come & Take It Day

Quote of the Day
“Like the whale who swallowed Jonah, we have engulfed all national dishes known to civilized man and made them in delight, if not in name our own.”
Louis P. De Gouy, The Soup Book

If you love garlic & noodles, today is your day! 😋

10 best Asian noodle recipes
http://www.sunset.com/m/food-wine/asian-noodle-recipes/view-all

Top 10 Noodle Dishes To Eat Before You Die
http://www.foodandwine.com/slideshows/top-10-noodle-dishes-to-eat-before-you-die

Thai Soups, Salads, & Side Dishes Classic Thai Recipes Easy Thai Recipes
http://thaifood.about.com/od/oodlesofnoodles/tp/bestnoodlerecipes.htm

10 Asian Noodle Dishes You’ll Want to Eat Every Day
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/5993866

Yummy Cheese Ramen Instant Noodle 치즈 라면

Best Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe ~ The Bald Chef

Stir Fry Chicken Noodles 鸡肉炒面  The Dumpling Sisters ~ Jamie Oliver

Stir Fry : Chicken Noodle in Oyster Sauce: Authentic Chinese Cooking
HAPPY WOK

Roasted Garlic Cream Cheese Dip ~ Amber Moore

Garlic Dip (Easy Recipe)
Aashpazi.com

How To Make Garlic Mayo

Songs of the Day 🕺
Hot New Dance called “Ramen Noodle” (Official Video) – Rico Nevotion & DaJo’ Vu
Rico Nevotion

Selena Gomez – Come & Get It

John Newman – Come And Get It

The Garlic Song-Larry Tritel

Closing Quote 🤔
“To dream that you are eating garlic denotes that you will discover hidden secrets and meet with some domestic jar. To dream that there is garlic in the house is lucky.”Richard Folkard in ‘Plant Lore’ (1884)

Come and take it, a day full of garlic and noodles recipes for yours to discover! Before you take, always give………. in the comment box, feedback of what you like about today’s blog! 😉

Oh by the way today is also World Smile Day! 😁

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food & Music Blogger

July 20, is National Lollipop Day & Fortune Cookie Day

July 20, is National Lollipop Day & Fortune Cookie Day

Quote of the Day
“He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Are you living the unfortune life? & Today it’s time to change that with a lucky fortune cookie…… because if your going to make your own homemade fortune cookies, you can write out your own lucky fortune! Lol ….. Good luck! 😉

15 Weirdest Lollipops
http://www.oddee.com/item_98154.aspx”

Homemade Lollipops

Fun Food Holidays™ July 20th is National Fortune Cookie Day
http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/articles/view/139/1/National-Fortune-Cookie-Day.html

FORTUNE COOKIE RECIPE

Homemade Fortune Cookies Recipe for Chinese New Year!

Songs of the Day 🎵
Mika – Lollipop – live at Eden Sessions 2010 – Eden Sessions

Destiny’s Child – Bootylicious –
DestinysChildVEVO

Emma Bale – Fortune Cookie (Official Video) ft. Milow
EmmaBaleVEVO

Taylor Swift – Lucky You – Lyrics

Taylor Swift – The Lucky One RED Tour (DVD Master Store) Master Store

PJ Harvey – Good Fortune –
PJHarveyVEVO

Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat – Lucky (Video) Jason Mraz

Closing Quote 🤔
“Fish is held out to be one of the greatest luxuries of thetable and not only necessary, but even indispensable at all dinners where there is any pretence of excellence or fashion.”
Isabella Beeton (1836q)

Have a great start to your day with good fortune and some licks of the 15 weirdest lollipops….. 😛

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food/Music Blogger

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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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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 18, is International Sushi Day & International Picnic Day

June 18, is International Sushi Day & International Picnic Day

Quote of the Day
“The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.”
Barbara Pletcher – Author

Today is a day for sushi lovers and go for a pinic…… short and sweet!

Sushi – Made Easy – Healthy Recipe

International recipes: how to make sushi at home | #ROAOcooking

Sushi Dinner: Music for a Japanese Dinner Mix Compilation – Sushi Music – HALIDONMUSIC

Songs of the Day 🎵
ADAM BUXTON – SUSHI SONG

Sushi Song by Lorraine Bowen –
Lorraine Bowen’s TV Channel

Closing Quote
“In Mexico we have a word for sushi: bait.”
Jose Simon

Now is a good time to plan a weekend get away with the family for a picnic and pack some sushi and sneak in a bottled of red wine! Lol 😉

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Time for a pinic, have one in your backyard and see you back tomorrow!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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May 30, National Mint Julep Day & Memorial Day U.S.

May 30, is National Mint Julep Day & Memorial Day U.S.

Quote of the Day
“….that the mounds of ices, and the bowls of mint-julep and sherry cobbler they make in these latitudes, are refreshments never to be thought of afterwards, in summer, by those who would preserve contented minds.”
Charles Dickens, while traveling in America (1842)

Happy Memorial Day to everyone south of the boarder

The Best Mint Julep You Will Ever Taste
http://backyardbartender.blogspot.ca/2013/05/the-best-mint-julep-you-will-ever-taste.html?m=1

How to make the Perfect Mint Julep – Tipsy Bartender – Tipsy Bartender

Mint Julep Cocktails: How to Make a Mint Julep – Howdini

Betty’s Kentucky Derby Mint Julep –
Betty’s Kitchen

Mint Julep Eben Freeman Tailor Restaurant in New York City
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Mint-Julep-242525

Mint Julep
Contributed by Erick Castro
http://liquor.com/recipes/mint-julep/

Songs of the Day 🎵
Ana Gasteyer – Official Video for One Mint Julep from I’m Hip – Ana Gasteyer

Sarah Vaughan – ♫ One Mint Julep ♫ JukeJunkies

Closing Quote 🤔
“As for the garden of mint, the very smell of it alone recovers and refreshes our spirits, as the taste stirs up our appetitefor meat,” Pliny

Its time for a cool drink, have a mint julep……..
Enjoy the rest of your day! 😉

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger

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