Week 28 is now over … 4 out of 7 done this week, AND I think they were all ok! Leave a comment to let me know what you think of my quest!
December 17 – National Maple Syrup Day
December 18 – National Roast Suckling Pig Day
Thought this one sounded just a little too hard for li’l ol’ me!
December 19 – National Hard Candy Day
Didn’t really want to make some hard candy, and it kind of defeats the purpose of this challenge to buy things like this, so another rest day for me!
December 20 – National Fried Shrimp Day
I would have loved to have had some fried shrimp today, but if I made it, I would be the only one eating it … and that didn’t really appeal to me.
December 21– National Hamburger Day
|I absolutely love hamburgers. But it’s always the issue of the bun – buying gluten free buns isn’t quite the same as having the choices available to the rest of the world. And since I’ve just gone through a bit of a health-kick (read more here), I didn’t really want to eat things that were highly processed. So I made my burger (recipe here) and used roast sweet potato as the ‘bun’ (see, I told you I loved sweet potato!). It was an awesome combination and one I may use more frequently in the future.|
December 22- Date Nut Bread Day
|There was a Date Nut Bread Day a few months ago and I made the recipe that the calendar linked to. This time, Abby asked if I could make the sticky date pudding that she loves (recipe here). Abby hates all other varieties of dried fruit, so I felt a little obligated to do this for her!. So I added some pecans to the recipe, to make it dates AND nuts, and then ate it without the sauce on top. It actually was pretty good just as a bread!|
December 23 – National Pfeffernuesse Day
Coming up next week:
- December 24: National Egg Nog Day
- December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day
- December 26: National Candy Cane Day
- December 27: National Fruit Cake Day
- December 28: National Chocolate Candy Day
- December 29: Pepper Pot Day
- December 30: National Champagne Day
Stay tuned to see which ones I choose to make/eat and how successful (or not) I am!
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