Muffins vs Cupcakes

Happy National Muffin Day! Because I’m more of a muffin fan, I celebrate one of the iconic breakfast foods in the United States. Personally, I also love muffins as a pick-me-up in the afternoon. One of the reasons I prefer muffins is because cupcakes are a pain to eat. If you don’t eat a cupcake…

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…

Happy Spaghetti Day!

Happy National Spaghetti Day! Growing up in the Philippines, there was hardly any party that didn’t include spaghetti. And there were many bastardized versions of the dish like adding sliced hotdogs and using banana catsup instead of tomato sauce. All kids seem to love spaghetti, probably because it’s fun to slurp up the noodles and…

November 4: National Candy Day

It seems that as the holidays approach, the holidays involving sweets are also happening. Today is National Candy Day in the United States and there’s no reason why we can’t celebrate, even just a little bit. If it appears that I’m always writing about food holidays, yes, I am but I am endeavoring to write…