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 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…

November 26 – National Cake Day

Hurrah for my favorite food of all time! My first cake of course was a birthday cake, similar to this chocolate confection. I LOVE good cake. The word ‘cake’ comes from the Norse word kaka. I know – that means a whole different thing in Spanish. But it is related to the Germanic word for cook. Of course…