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June 22, is National Chocolate Éclair Day & National Onion Rings Day

June 22, is National Chocolate Éclair Day & National Onion Rings Day

Quote of the Day
“Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time.”
Erma Bombeck

Short and sweet today! 😉

Homemade Eclairs Recipe – Laura Vitale – Laura in the Kitchen Episode 807

Chocolate Eclairs – Taste of France – Bruno Albouze – THE REAL DEAL

Chocolate Eclair Recipe

Chocolate Lovers Eclairs Recipe
http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/chocolate-lovers-eclairs

Chocolate Eclairs
http://www.dessertfortwo.com/2014/03/chocolate-eclairs/

Eclairs: Keep Calm And Bake S04E6/8

PERFECT Homemade Onion Rings

Baked Crispy Onion Rings Recipe

How to Make a Blooming Onion | Outback Steakhouse Inspired | Get the Dish

Songs of the Day
THE ONION RING SHUFFLE
Mikey Bolts

Closing Quote
“I feel the end approaching. Quick, bring me my dessert, coffee and liqueur.”
Brillat-Savarin’s great aunt Pierette

Have an awesome day and enjoy those Chocolate Eclair Recipes along with those Onion Rings!

To your success,

Cheers

Phil Lim

June 20, is National Vanilla Milkshake Day & Ice Cream Soda Day

June 20, is National Vanilla Milkshake Day & Ice Cream Soda 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)

Vanilla Milkshake
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/vanilla-milkshake-recipe.html

Classic Vanilla Milkshake
http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/a7389/classic-vanilla-milkshake-ghk/

THE WORLDS BEST VANILLA MILKSHAKE – Smoothie Tuesday 030

Vegan Vanilla Milkshake Recipe – Vegan/Gluten Free – Dessert A Day Project #14

How to Make an Ice Cream Soda

Ice Cream Soda Floats: Three Fun New Flavors! Better Homes and Gardens

Songs of the Day
Ivor Jones – Milkshake

Van Halen – Ice Cream Man ( New Special Edit ) Wonders Of The World

Kim Mitchell – Go For Soda KimMitchell VEVO

Flo Rida – Good Feeling [Official Video]

Closing Quote
“We dare not trust our wit for making our house pleasant to our friend, so we buy ice cream.”Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have an awesome refreshing day with some ice cream soda or a milkshake and dance to the tunes!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger

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June 17, is National Apple Strudel Day, National Eat Your Vegetables Day & National Stewart’s Root Beer Day

June 17, is National Apple Strudel Day, National Eat Your Vegetables Day & National Stewart’s Root Beer Day

Quote of the Day
“I have no truck with lettuce,cabbage, and similar chlorophyll. Any dietitian will tell you that a running foot of apple strudel contains four times the vitamins of a bushel of beans.”
S.J. Perelman

How to Make Easy Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel (Pastry) Recipe

A Flakey Apple-Cinnamon Strudel – Everyday Food with Sarah Carey

Top 10 Healthiest Vegetables

Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating & Vegetables

3 “Loaded” Root Beer Float Cocktail Recipes | Alcohol & Non-Alcohol Cocktails |Cooking With Carolyn

Not Your Father’s Root Beer Float – Tipsy Bartender

How to make the Jagermeister Root Beer Float – Tipsy Bartender

Songs of the Day 🎵
Little Apple – 2014 Hot Song in China – 2014 Boyz

Wha Me Eat – Macka B OFFICIAL VIDEO – Macka B

Billy Joel, Root Beer Rag

Closing Quote
“Persons living entirely on vegetables are seldom of a plump and succulent habit.”
William Cullen (1710-1790), Scottish physician & professor.

Enjoy your apple strudel, veggies and root beer today!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Daily Food & Music Blogger

May 19, is National Devil’s Food Cake Day

May 19, is National Devil’s Food Cake Day

Quote of the Day
“Give them great meals of beef and iron and steel, they will eat like wolves and fight like devils.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) ‘King Henry V’

Today is going to be one hell of a day! Let’s not waste any time and jump into today’s recipes and enjoy the long weekend! 

Moist & Fluffy Devils Food Cake
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/devils-food-cake-i/?sitepref=ar

Devil’s Food Cake I
http://www.food.com/recipe/the-only-chocolate-cake-recipe-youll-ever-need-devils-food-26370

Moist Devils Food Cake Recipe – Scratch Easy Chocolate Cake
http://divascancook.com/2013/06/moist-devils-food-cake-recipe-scratch-easy-chocolate-cake.html

My Devil’s Food Cake Recipe ! – The Chocolate Cake Of All Chocolate Cakes !

Devil’s Food Cake | Melissa Clark Recipes | The New York Times

Devils Food Cake Recipe – Laura Vitale – Laura in the Kitchen Episode 734

Devil’s Food Cake Nigella Lawson – sohof2o

Songs of the Day ♩
666 – Dance with the Devil

Motley Crue , Shout at the Devil live Rock in Rio 19-09-2015 – Smackthis

Devil May Cry The Weeknd
krzysztof – Mitacar100

Closing Quote 🤔
“The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat”
Albert Einstein

Oh my we die for the Devil’s Cake, but we live for another day! lol
Enjoy and dance with the devil!😂

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Food & Music Daily Blogger

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May 4, is National Orange Juice Day, National Candied Orange Peel Day, World Give Day

May 4, is National Orange Juice Day, National Candied Orange Peel Day & World Give Day

Quote of the Day
“I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It’s amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.”
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

Juice it up, it’s National Orange Juice Day!

How Orange Juice Is Made

How “premium” orange juice is really made (CBC Marketplace) CBC News

SAD TRUTH about Not From Concentrate ORANGE JUICE – TheNakedLabel

Juicing vs. Blending — How To Make Orange Juice with a Blender –
Raw Cave

National Candied Orange Peel Day 
http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/May/candiedorangepeelday.htm

Candied Orange Peel – Rebecca Brand

Candied Orange Peel – Kandyzowana Skorka Pomaranczowa – Christmas Recipe #190 – Ania’s Kitchen

Jacques Pépin: How to Make Candied Orange Peels

Candied Orange With Chocolate | Pam ‘The Jam’ Corbin – River Cottage

10 Home Uses for Orange Peel
Ela Gale ♡

World Give Day 🖑🖐
http://www.worldgiveday.com/

Songs of the Day 🎼
SHANNON – Give Me Tonight [Extended Version] (1984)

Rick James – Give It To Me Baby –
RickJamesVEVO

Oran “Juice” Jones – The Rain –
OranJuiceJonesVEVO

Kool & The Gang – Fresh

Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching Me

Closing Quote 👀
“Florida oranges are so juicy that you have to eat them in the bathtub”
Californian saying

Happy a great start to your day, juice it up baby, give & smile like no one is watching U! …… But be carefull you don’t slip on a peel orange skin! lol B-)

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

April 5, is National Caramel Day, Go For Broke Day, National Raisin and Spice Bar Day & National Walking Day

April 5, is National Caramel Day, Go For Broke Day & National Raisin and Spice Bar Day & National Walking 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

Can you believe we’re in April already and if you haven’t done your taxes, maybe it time to find out if you get back or own and go for broke! Time to get busy…….

Welcome to today’s National days! 

Receipe sources for caramel:
Caramels
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/caramels/?sitepref=ar

Celebrate National Caramel Day With These 5 Sticky Sweet Recipes
http://wallstcheatsheet.com/life/celebrate-national-caramel-day-with-these-5-sticky-sweet-recipes.html/

Top 10 Caramel Recipes
http://www.tasteofhome.com/top-10-recipes/top-10-caramel-recipes

How to Make the Best Caramel Sauce – saywink

How to Make Creamy Caramels

Caramels Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com By Joy of Baking

Spanish Flan/ Caramel Pudding – Easy homemade recipe – A’s Cookbook

National Raisin and Spice Bar Day

Today is also Go For Broke Day!
http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/April/goforbrokeday.htm

Go for Broke! (Full movie – 1951 – Starring Val Johnson) World Cinema Channel

National Walking Day, is the first Wednesday in April every year!
So why not get up and go for a walk today because if your not healthy how are you going to become wealthy?
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/PhysicalActivity/NationalWalkingDay/National-Walking-Day_UCM_448665_Article.jsp#mainContent

Songs of the Day 🎵
City High – Caramel ft. Eve – CityHighVEVO

AC/DC – Moneytalks💲- acdcVEVO

Poor Guy Money 💰Song
By Dr Lapazutti

Spice Girls – Spice Up Your Life – emimusic

Aerosmith – Walk This Way – Toys In The Attic, Taking you back to the 70’s, Crank it up!

RUN-DMC – Walk This Way
By RUNDMCVEVO

Closing Quote🤔
“Among the faithful, in the great kitchens of the world, Escoffier is to Careme what the New Testament is to the Old.”
Andre Simon (1877-1970), ‘The Concise Encyclopedia of Gastronomy’ (1952)

Enjoy your day, spice it up but don’t go for broke! lol 😉

Cheers

Phil Lim
Food & Music Blogger

March 12, is National Baked Scallops Day & Girl Scout Day

March 12, is National Baked Scallops Day & Girl Scout Day

Quote of the Day
“People have been cooking and eating for thousands of years, so if you are the very first to have thought of adding fresh lime juice to scalloped potatoes try to understand that there must be a reason for this.”
Fran Lebowitz, ‘Metropolitan Life’ (1978)

Short and Sweet today!

Today’s Baked Scallops Recipes, Many to Choose from……
http://www.foodnetwork.com/topics/scallop.html

http://www.yummly.com/recipes/healthy-baked-scallops

More Simple Recipes for Baked Scallops
http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/baked_scallops/

http://www.yummly.com/recipes/healthy-baked-scallops
“People have been cooking and eating for thousands of years, so if you are the very first to have thought of adding fresh lime juice to scalloped potatoes try to understand that there must be a reason for this.”
Fran Lebowitz, ‘Metropolitan Life’ (1978)

Songs of the Day 🎼
Rewind back to an awesome video song from the Celebration of June 9, 2012 IGNITE, Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Theme Song

Closing Quote 🙄
“The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.”
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)‘The Physiology of Taste’ (1825)

Have a great day and support the girl scouts……you go girl! Ignite the world on fire! 🔥

Also did you remember it’s daylight saving, Sunday, March 12, 2017: US & Canada to Spring Forward…..
People will have to set their clocks 1 hour forward from 2 am (02:00) to 3 am (03:00), local time, as Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins, so we set the clocks an hour ahead and lose an hour of sleep! Omg! 😴

Cheers, 

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 11, is National Oatmeal-Nut Waffle Day & Dream Day

March 11, is National Oatmeal-Nut Waffle Day & Dream Day

Quote of the Day
“You have to eat oatmeal or you’ll dry up. Anybody knows that.”
Kay Thompson, author of ‘Eloise’  (1905-1998)

It’s March break for most students so if you had your vacation planned, its time that your dream vacation comes true on Dream Day! Take off ech! 😉

Videos of Oatmeal Waffles
Clean Eating: Oatmeal Waffles

Eggless Pancakes & Waffles with Oatmeal – Video Recipe

Easy 5 Ingredient Eggless Oatmeal Vegetarian Vanilla Waffles

★ HIGH-PROTEIN BODYBUILDING WAFFLES! (Easy to Make)

Songs Videos of the Day
Here is a high energy work out song after you eat those high protein bodybuilding WAFFLES!
Techno Waffle Frisbee Song ( D-Wayne – Ammo Remix )

Another great favor song of mind for workouts or just dreaming…..lol, had to pick up this 12″inch remix in New York City back in the days, Toronto was behind in the music back in those days, I was promoting it early for radio play!
Turn up your volunme for:
Will To Power – Dreamin’ (Cameron Paul Mixx It Version)

Do you remember Debbie Gibson, the song “Only In My Dreams” back in the 1980’s
Got this LP “Out of the Blue” record cover signed by Debbie Gibson when it first came out when Debbie was in Toronto, ON. Canada for the release in Spinner’s Record Pool.
Only in My Dreams (1987)

Van Halen – Dreams – 8/19/1995 – Toronto (Official)

In my dreams lyrics by reo speed wagon hd – Orlando Almazora

Dream On Aerosmith Official Music Video

Closing Quote
If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.
Nicholas Sparks

Yesterday was awesominess and today is dreaming, so try not to do to much dreaming or eat to much high protein waffles! You might just be bouncing off the walls…….. lol 😉

Cheers, 

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 3, is National Cold Cuts Day, National Mulled Wine Day & I Want You to be Happy Day

March 3, is National Cold Cuts Day, National Mulled Wine Day & I Want You to be Happy Day

Quote of the Day
“A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.”
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, ‘The Physiology of Taste’

The Video History of Cold Cuts on Modern Marvels
http://mobile.seriouseats.com/2010/03/video-the-history-of-cold-cuts-on-modern-marvels.html

A Great Cold Cut Sandwiches

Cold Cuts
Sandwiches Recipes
http://www.whats4eats.com/sandwiches

How to Create Sonya’s Subway Inspired Cold Cut Sub

3 Tips for Choosing the Healthiest Cold Cuts
http://www.southbeachdiet.com/diet/how-to-choose-healthy-cold-cuts

Amazing Jamie Oliver Show’s How To Make Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine 🍷 Recipes
http://www.food.com/recipes/mulled-wine

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/mulled-wine

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/mulled-wine-recipe1.html#!

Songs of the Day 🎵
I Like Sandwiches – Reeve Oliver – Yo Gabba Gabba!

Eagles – Hotel California with lyrics

Joy To The World (1975) – Three Dog Night

Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy☺

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence”
Robert Fripp, guitarist and cofounder of the band King Crimson (1969)

Closing Quote
Your greatest gift to others is to be happy and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don’t worry, be happy everyone, make someone happy today by doing something extra nice like opening the door and let them go first, offer them your seat while on a crowded bus or train or let someone in front of you while in a line up, buy a cup of coffee for the person in the car who is behind you in the drive through or the homeless person sitting in the street corner freezing to death or even making a nice positive comment to a stranger with a smile!

Therefore all the best to everyone who is reading my blog today, thank you for dropping by…….
Have yourself an amazing happy & cheerfull day! ☺

To your day of happiness, bundle up and stay warm, hugs and joy to you all, cheers!

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

February 25, is National Clam Chowder Day, National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day

February 25, is National Clam Chowder Day & National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day

Quote of the Day 🗣
“Put “eat chocolate” at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you’ll get one thing done.”
Unknown

Today we have Chowder and Chocolate Covered Nuts, what a combination for a started and a dessert.

Lots of great links with recipes for you to check out! Enjoy! 🙂

The Best Clam Chowder Recipe
Tony Nelson

Bostons Best Clam Chowder
http://www.foodchannel.com/recipes/recipe/bostons-best-clam-chowder/

Seafood Clam Chowder

Jamie Oliver Recipe of Corn Chowder
http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/corn-chowder

Best seafood-chowder-jamie-oliver
http://foodandcookingbest.com/tag/seafood-chowder-jamie-oliver/

Best New England Clam Chowder Recipe – Chef Eric Arrouzé

New England Clam Chowder Recipe — Easy — The Frugal Chef

Bacon Clam Chowder – Caramelized Onions, Potatoes and Cream – PoorMansGourmet

Poor Man’s Gourmet Kitchen

Healthy Homemade Clam Chowder (Perfect Family Recipe) クラムチャウダーの作り方 – OCHIKERON – CREATE EAT HAPPY

Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts
http://www.food.com/recipe/triple-chocolate-covered-macadamia-nuts-440381

How to Make Chocolate Covered Macadamianuts
http://www.ehow.com/how_5821896_make-chocolate_covered-macadamia-nuts.html

How to Make Chocolate Covered-Almonds
http://m.wikihow.com/Make-Chocolate-Covered-Almonds

How To Make Chocolate Covered Brazil Nuts

2-1/2 min Chocolate Covered Nuts Receipt – Fubar Protocol

Gourmetnuts
http://baking.about.com/od/candy/r/gourmetnuts.htm

Don’t Want to Make it? Buy it online at Nuts.com
http://www.nuts.com/nuts/macadamianuts/chocolate-covered.html

Songs of the Day 🎵
[Dubstep] – JD Hitz – Chocolate With Nuts (Dubstep Cover) Mr Styles Electro

chocolat dj fist (remix) jpxX7

Time to Calm Down – Samuel Stokes

Relaxing Music to Calm Down to – With Guiding Voice – The Honest Guys

Closing Quote
“You know you’re a chocoholic if the bartender tells you you’ve had enough shots of chocolate syrup for one night.”
Unknown

Thank you all for visiting today and have yourself a fantastic clam day and don’t get to covered in chocolate nuts! …… lol 😉

P.S. Don’t forget to give a thumbs up 👍 and follow………. and share!

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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