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December 16, is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

December 16, is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

Quote of the Day
“Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.”
Truman Capote

Welcome to another sweet day!

Everything’s Better Covered In Chocolate: 10 Chocolate … – The Kitchn
http://www.thekitchn.com/10-foods-that-are-better-dipped-in-chocolate-recipe-roundup-186963

Marshmallow Pops – Christmas – Recipe by ZaTaYa Yummy
ZaTaYa Yummy Zong Han

⇒ Chocolate Marshmallow Snacks ⇐
GentlemanBunny

Coconut Chocolate Balls Recipe (Gluten Free & No Bake Cookies) – CookingWithAlia – Episode 223 – cookingwithalia

MEG | Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas – Whats Up Moms

Chocolate Covered Coffee Spoons
Tatyanas Every day Food 

Alcohol Infused Chocolate Covered Bride and Groom Strawberries – Rosie’s Dessert Spot

How to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries – Tatyanas Every day Food

Healthy Recipe : Chocolate Covered Almonds
Mama and Baby Love

Fruit & Nut Balls Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com
Joy of Baking

Songs of the Day 🎵
Kash – Chocolat (Happy Feet Dance) Pieter Verstraete

Cioccolata – LVCA Jersey Club RMX
IWantSabotage

Chocolate – The 1975 (Against the Current Cover Video)

dunkelbunt – chocolate butterfly piano improvisations

Closing Quote🤔
“Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate”
Gina Barreca

Here’s to your happiness and the key to chocolate, have an awesome day!

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Please help share today’s National Holiday on your social networks, give it a thumbs up if you like and follow if you are a chocolate lover or if you know someome who is??? 😉
Easy for now ………. till tomorrow!

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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November 8, is National Harvey Wallbanger Day & National Cappuccino Day

November 8, is National Harvey Wallbanger Day & National Cappuccino Day

Quote of the Day
“My favorite salad dressing is vodka. And my favorite ice cream flavor is coffee, though I prefer it melted and hot enough to burn flesh.”
Jarod Kintz

How to Make a Harvey Wallbanger

How To Make A Harvey Wallbanger-Drinks Made Easy

Harvey Wallbanger from Scratch
http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cake/harvey-wallbanger-from-scratch.html

Harvey Wallbanger Drink Recipe

How to make the perfect Cappuccino at home

How to make cappuccino art

Top 5 World’s Best Espresso Drinks – Quick and Easy Recipes

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Songs of the Day 🎵
Cappuccino Cup Song

Frank Galan – Erst een Capuccino

Tanita Tikaram – The cappuccino song

Closing Quote 🤔
“I used to have two double espressos a day. I gave that up, had headaches for five days but now I’m feeling great.”
Author: Hugo Weaving

Enjoy your day and why not have a Cappuccino or Harvey Wallbanger while you’re at it! 😉
Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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October 20, is National Brandied Fruit Day

October 20, is National Brandied Fruit Day

Quote of the Day
“Why not go out on a limb? That’s were the fruit is.”
Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Thank you for visiting my blog, short and sweet today with not much going on, just some brandied fruit

Hot Brandied Fruit
http://ifood.tv/fruit/115069-hot-brandied-fruit

Brandied Fruit Starter
http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/sauce-spread/fruit-sauce/brandied-fruit-starter-2.html

Brandy-Fruit
http://food52.com/recipes/2543-brandy-fruit

Genny Cooks Brandied Fruit

Famous Birthday’s Today
Snoop Dogg
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/snoop-dogg.html

Top 10 Snoop Dogg Songs

Song of the Day 🎵
Snoop Dogg – Drop It Like It’s Hot ft. Pharrell Williams

Closing Quote 🤔
“Give me book, fruit, French wine, and fine weather and a little music out of doors played by someone I do not know.”John Keats

Have a great day and see you back here tomorrow!

Cheers,

Phil Lim

Food & Beverage Blogger

September 21, is International Banana Festival & National Pecan Cookie Day, World Gratitude Day & International Day of Peace

September 21, is International Banana Festival & National Pecan Cookie Day, World Gratitude Day & International Day of Peace

Quote of the Day
“Broken cookies don’t have calories”
Unknown

Welcome to another day of International and National Holiday’s!  Time is flying and so are the days!

7 Ways to Celebrate the International Banana Festival at home
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/7-ways-celebrate-international-banana-festival-home-v14010855

2017 Banana Festival
http://bananaportfest.com/

8th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival

Home

Taking you back to Banana Festival 2015 Fire Dance: http://youtu.be/Qq8B2Off25M

Easy Butter Pecan Cookies and a Chat:

Simple Recipes – Butter Pecan Cookies

Chocolate-Pecan Cookies | Everyday Food with Sarah Carey

Sweet Salty Pecan Cookies
http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/3269/sweet-salty-pecan-cookies

Let’s Celebrate Our Way to World Gratitude Day!
http://worldgratitude.com/

World Gratitude Day
http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/September/worldgratitudeday.htm

Songs of the Day 🎵 
Moglebaum Shout Out Al Banana 2015:

Pray for Peace by Never Shout Never (Christofer D…:

GRATEFUL: A Love Song to the World:

T.I. – Whatever You Like [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Quote of the Day 🤔 
“There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment, and you start to decline.”
Andy Grove, Intel CEO

May you have an awesome day enjoying all the good foods, drinks and peace to you and everyone around the world! 😉 

Cheers,

Phil Lim
National Food Day Blogger

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

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