Week 24 done of my US National Food challenge, this time with 5 out of 7 accomplished! Just so many yummy things to try and eat!
November 19 – Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day
Sorry, but what the …? Why would this get a day to celebrate it? Anyone??
November 20 – National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
November 21 – Gingerbread Day
|Those of you who have been on this journey with me for a while would remember the quest for the ultimate gingerbread cookie that Grant requested. And the recipe I ended up going with (story here). Well, I was in my pumpkin mood, and some of the pumpkin choc chip cookies that the family had tried from stores here in the US smelt like gingerbread. So I combined the two and came up with these. They were ok, but not worth the effort really!|
November 22 – National Cashew Day
|Cashew nuts, with cashew butter into an all-natural granola bar. Loosely based off of this recipe, with additions of honey, raisins, vanilla and a bit of cinnamon for spice – these were AWESOME. Now, if I could just remember the proportions, I could give you the recipe (and I could make it again …!|
November 23 – Eat a Cranberry Day
November 24 – National Sardines Day
November 25 – National Parfait Day
I just thought I’d have a rest day – been cooking quite a bit recently and just needed a break!
Coming up next week:
- November 26: National Cake Day
- November 27: National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
- November 28: National French Toast Day
- November 29: Chocolates Day / National Lemon Creme Pie Day
- November 30: National Mousse Day
- December 1: National Pie Day
- December 2: National Fritters Day
Stay tuned to see which ones I choose to make/eat and how successful (or not) I am!
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