National Irish Coffee Day

I first tasted Irish coffee one chilly day in County Kerry, Ireland. My daughter and I were with a tour group and the bus had just finished going around the Ring of Kerry. Along the way, the tour guide told us the story of Irish coffee. Irish coffee is served in an Irish coffee mug…

National Popcorn Day

Who does not love the sound and smell of popping corn? Popcorn is one of the first foods I learned to make on my own. And my first tries were not exactly successful. Of course, this was before the advent of microwave popcorn. I was undeterred and eventually was shaking a potful of corn kernels…

National Fig Newton Day

According to my mom, one of the first solid foods I loved was Fig Newtons. So today, I am dedicating this post to my favorite cookie bar. In fact, I had some for breakfast today. I like my Newtons cold (I keep them in the fridge), preferably with a glass of ice cold milk or…