For the 45th consecutive summer, the Union Mills Homestead will be hosting their annual Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival. The date is Saturday, August 1st, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Local corn roasted in the husk over coals is really something special, and your meal ticket gets you all the corn you care to eat! Along with that corn: fried chicken, applesauce, sliced tomatoes, roll and butter, and iced tea or lemonade. Continue reading
Friday July 31st 2015
HAPPY NATIONAL RASPBERRY CAKE DAY!
Thursday July 30th 2015
HAPPY NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL MILK CHOCOLATE DAY!
Gotta agree with the name of the blog: New Jersey Isn’t Boring! (exclamation point theirs). They paid a visit to our local favorite Daphne’s Diner in Robbinsville and proclaimed it “a great diner experience with excellent food.” We always take houseguests to Daphne’s for breakfast (Cap’n Crunch French toast, anyone?). It seems dinner can, as well, be recommended. Have a look.
HAPPY NATIONAL COFFEE MILKSHAKE DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL HOT FUDGE SUNDAE DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY!
Yep, this is the one — the festival with the infamous garlic ice cream. They give the stuff away for free, no less, apparently confident in its limited novelty appeal. In the same way that Hershey, PA takes on the aroma of its famous roasted bean, Gilroy, CA will fill the air with the heady scent of the stinking rose this weekend, July 24th through 26th, as the town hosts the 37th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival. Continue reading
HAPPY NATIONAL VANILLA ICE CREAM DAY!
Where did the Charlie Chaplin log come from? You can find it in just about every chocolate store in Buffalo, yet nobody we spoke with has a clue about where or how it originated. Sold as a candy log about the shape of a loaf of biscotti before it’s been sliced, Charlie Chaplins wrap chocolate, coconut, and cashews around a soft marshmallow filling (like Rocky Road spiked with coconut). Continue reading
HAPPY NATIONAL PENUCHE FUDGE DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL JUNK FOOD DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL LOLLIPOP DAY!
Fortunes are made on ground beef patties, but squirt the meat into a casing and you’re talking about one of the true mom-and-pop-dominated small businesses in the country. People love hot dogs from sea to shining sea but their regional tastes vary too much for an entrepreneur to hit the jackpot with a national frank. One happy result — no two hot dog joints are exactly alike, making for endless possibilities for tube steak lovers. Continue reading
HAPPY NATIONAL DAIQUIRI DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL CAVIAR DAY!
HAPPY NATIONAL PEACH ICE CREAM DAY!