Monday, April 7, 2014

April's National Food Holidays and Featured Tablescape

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Our Featured Tablescape for April
April is already here! We hope that you are enjoying the lovely spring season and look forward to your upcoming Easter holiday. Here at Saltbox House, we are especially excited to be able to get outdoors and work on the well rested garden! We also look forward to the outdoor dining and pinic season as well.  
It's time to get out and get cooking!

- Saltbox House Team  
Celebrate all Month Long:

Photo by Madeline L.

National Florida Tomato Month 
How to Can Tomatoes
(Coming Soon)

Photo by Madeline L.
National Garlic Month 

Photo by Madeline L.
National Grilled Cheese Month 
Try an outdoor grilled cheese sandwich

Photo by Madeline L.

 National Soft Pretzel Month 

Pretzel Dogs (Coming Soon)

National Soy Foods Month

Celebrate by Week:

Photo by Madeline L.

Week 1
National Bake Week
Buttermilk Muffins
(Coming Soon)
Photo by Madeline L.

Week 2
 National Egg Salad Week  

Enjoy a Ham and Egg Salad Sandwich
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Celebrate Everyday:

National Hot Cross Bun Day Good Friday April 18th

 National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day Easter Sunday April 20th

Photo by Madeline L.
 April 1: National Sourdough Bread Day

April 2: National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
Perfectly Stirred Peanut Butter Trick
Coming soon!

April 3: National Chocolate Mousse Day

April 4: National Cordon Bleu Day

April 5- Historical Fact*
1881 Houston and Thomson were granted a patent for a centrifugal separator - the creamer

Photo by Amanda D.
April 5: National Caramel Day

National Raisin and Spice Bar Day

April 6: National Caramel Popcorn Day

April 7: Coffee Cake Day
Amanda's Pumpking Coffee Cake
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Photo by Madeline L.
April 8: National Empanada Day

Easter Sunday

April 9: Chinese Almond Cookie Day

April 10: National Cinnamon Crescent
(Croissant) Day
Sunny's Chicken Crescent Rolls
Click Here

Photo by Madeline L.

April 11: National Cheese Fondue Day

April 12: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

National Licorice Day

April 13: National Peach Cobbler Day
Madeline's Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler
Click Here

Photo by Madeline L.

April 14: National Pecan Day
Angie's Pecan Pie Bars Click Here

April 15: National Glazed Spiral Ham Day

April 16: National Eggs Benedict Day

Day of the Mushroom

Phot by Nichole H.

April 17: National Cheeseball Day

Healthy Kids Day

April 18: Animal Crackers Birthday

April 19: Garlic Day
Nichole's Baked Garlic Cheese Grits
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Photo by Madeline L.
April 19: National Amaretto Day
April 20: National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day
Stephani's Pineapple Upside-down Cake Click Here

Lima Bean Respect Day

April 21: Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day

Photo by Madeline L.
April 22: Earth Day 
National Jelly Bean Day
April 23: National Cherry Cheesecake Day
Madeline's Mini Cherry Cheese Pies
  National Picnic Day

April 23- Historical fact*
1985 The trade secret "New Coke" formula was released. Coca-Cola was invented by John Pemberton of Atlanta, Georgia. The famous trademark name was a suggestion given by Pemberton's bookkeeper Frank Robinson.

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April 24: National Pigs-In-A-Blanket Day

April 25: National Zucchini Bread Day
Heather's (gluten free) Pineapple Zucchini Bread
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April 26: National Pretzel Day

April 27: National Prime Rib Day

photo by Alison L.

April 28: National Blueberry Pie Day

April 29: National Shrimp Scampi Day

April 30: National Raisin Day
Alison's Applesauce Fruit Cake
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