Wednesday, February 5, 2014

National Food Holidays and Featured Tablescape: February 2014

This Month's Tablescape.........


Photo by lipstikevents.blogspot.com
This month's featured tablescape by lipstikevents welcomes Valentines Day with a full swing. It is not the typical dining tablescape we usually feature, however, we found this charming yet elegant display of Valentine treats deserved some special attention. The eye catching colors of red, pink, and white blend together to create a flavorfully festive holiday buffet. The ever popular apothecary jars filled with candies serves as both decoration and digging into. The main displays of Valentine desserts such as cookies, cakes, macaroons, trifles, and cupcakes, are all symmetrically placed to center around a refreshing red punch as well as creating a display that is most inviting.


February's Announcements:

Dear Readers,
We have already made to the second moth of 2014. We hope you all have a wonderful New Year. We have been very busy lining up a full schedule for this year and since it has taken us longer than we thought, things may be slow yet steady. We appreciate your patience and thank you for your emails and comments. We are backed up with test kitchen recipe submissions and will get to work posting those throughout the year. We have had some emails regarding missing posts and photos displayed with no way to find the recipe. We are currently updating older posts with new photos and better instruction and apologize for any inconvenience. We hope to have these updated as soon as possible. This month we will be featuring cookbook author Mrs. 101, Stephanie Ashcraft as well as post some of her recipes. Mrs. 101 will also be hosting one of two giveaways we are presenting this month as a special gift to our readers. So stay tuned for upcoming February schedule coming soon!

Thank You,

Saltbox House

February's National Food Holidays:
photo by Madeline L.
Berry Fresh Month
Photo by Madeline L.

Canned Food Month
 (Pineapple Salsa Recipe Coming Soon)
Photo by Amanda D.

Celebration of Chocolate Month
Photo by Madeline L.

Great American Pies Month
Photo by Nichole H.
National Cherry Month

Photo by Madeline L.

National Fiber Focus Month
National Fondue Month
 National Grapefruit Month
National Heart Healthy Month
Photo by Madeline L.
National Hot Breakfast Month
Photo by Heather B.
National Snack Food Month
Sweet Potato Month
Orange Candied Sweet Potatoes
(Recipe Coming Soon!)
Celebrate all week long:
Week 1-
Photo from Hubpages
Shape Up With Pickles Time
Rachael's Mustard Pickles
 Week 2-
Photo from Healthyfoodforliving.com
Great American Pizza Bake
Kraut and Frankfurter Week
Week 4-
Photo by Amanda D.
National Pancake Week
Amanda's Pink AKA Beet Pancakes

Celebrate Every Day:
Oatmeal Monday, second Monday
Photo by Madelin H.
February 1: National Baked Alaska Day

February 2: Heavenly Hash Day
Superbowl Sunday
Seahawks vs. Broncos

February 3: National Carrot Cake Day
 
February 4: Homemade Soup Day
Madelin's Lentil Soup with Spinach  
National Stuffed Mushroom Day

Photo by Madeline L.
February 5:
National Chocolate Fondue Day
World Nutella Day
What is Nutella? 
National Pancake Day
February 7: National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
Winter Olympic Games Begin-
Sochi-Russia
February 8: Molasses Bar Day
February 9: National Bagels and Lox Day

Photo by Nichole H.


February 9: Pizza Pie Day
February 10: Cream Cheese Brownie Day
February 11: Peppermint Patty*Day
Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day

February 12: National Plum Pudding Day
 
February 13:
National Tortellini Day


Photo From Livingontheedge.net

February 14:
Valentine’s Day
National Creme-Filled Chocolates Day
February 15: National Gumdrop Day

February 17: National Indian Pudding Day





Photo from about.com
February 18: Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day

February 19: National Chocolate Mint Day
February 20: National Cherry Pie Day

February 21:
National Sticky Bun Day
International Pancake Day

Photo from Ourbestbites.com




February 22: National Margarita Day
February 23:
National Banana Bread Day
Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 24: National Tortilla Chip Day
Angelene's Black Bean Soup


Photo by Heather C.
February 25:
National Clam Chowder Day
National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day
February 26: National Pistachio Day

February 27: National Strawberry Day
February 28: National Chocolate Soufflé Day

February 29: Surf and Turf Day
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1 comment:

Madeline and Family said...

I think this month will be a good one for some more winter recipes.

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