National Scrapple Day – for me that means Goetta!

Today is National Scrapple Day.  Scrapple came to be when butchering communities sold off the valuable cuts of an animal and used the remaining parts with a filler like flour and cornmeal and added spices.  After letting the mixture solidify, they sliced it and fried it to create a nutritious and filling and delicious meal. … Continue reading National Scrapple Day – for me that means Goetta!

Special November Month Recipe

November is National Banana Pudding Lovers Month.  It is also National Peanut Butter Lovers Month.  I wondered if I could find a recipe to combine the two and I did!  You can find the original post for Peanut Butter Banana Pudding by Elizabeth Heiskell at the Today Show website here. https://www.today.com/recipes/peanut-butter-banana-pudding-recipe-t108088 Have a delicious November! … Continue reading Special November Month Recipe

National Boston Cream Pie Day – an omen?

I do enjoy chocolate, but not those complicated desserts with six different types of chocolate all piled on each other.  The chocolate topping of a Boston Cream Pie nicely counterpoints the yellow butter cake and delicious creamy custard sandwiched between.  I really like Boston Cream Pie, even if it is more like a cake and … Continue reading National Boston Cream Pie Day – an omen?

TOMORROW: The Fort Tryon Park Medieval Festival

For months I have been suggesting you mark Sunday, September 30 on your calendar to attend The Fort Tryon Park Medieval Festival and tomorrow it finally arrives.  Take the A Train to 190th Street, take the elevators to the street and turn right.  Welcome to my neighborhood.  Enjoy some jousting, cosplay, shops and more at … Continue reading TOMORROW: The Fort Tryon Park Medieval Festival

National Pepperoni Pizza Day – my favorite

Today is National Pepperoni Pizza Day and growing up in Cincinnati this means a LaRosa's Pepperoni Pizza.  Luckily this is actually available in New York City once each month at Edward's restaurant at 136 W. Broadway.  They also offer Skyline Chili, Montgomery Inn Ribs and Graeter's Ice Cream.  It happens on the last Monday of … Continue reading National Pepperoni Pizza Day – my favorite