Category Archives: Food of the Month

Food of the Month, May 2012: The Incredible, Edible Egg

  May is National Egg month and to celebrate I took the kids to the Sumner-Byrd Farm and Hatchery in Holly Springs. What fun we had! In addition to receiving a great tour of the farm/hatchery, Roy and David loaded … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, April 2012: Shrimp Scampi

  Shrimp scampi is one of my favorite ways to prepare and enjoy shrimp, so naturally I wanted to make some to celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day, which is April 29. This is so easy to make and even better … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, March 2012: Corned Beef

It should be no surprise to anyone that March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day – is National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day. I love corned beef, especially for leftovers to use in Reuben sandwiches and paninis, or as a base … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, February 2012: Sweet Potatoes

For the shortest month of the year, February has many great food holidays. I decided to choose sweet potatoes, not only because I consider them to be a “super food,” but mainly because they remind so much of my late, … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, January 2012: Soup

January is national soup month, which makes sense since it is normally cold outside. What better way to get nice and warm than with a nice bowl or mug of hearty soup? For those of you who have followed my blog, … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, December 2011: Gingerbread Cake

I usually don’t think about making gingerbread until December, probably because I associate it so closely with Christmas. Gingerbread cookies are so cheerful and happy and I love gingerbread houses, even though I’m not very good at making them. If you … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, November 2011: Homemade Bread

In case you weren’t aware, November 17th is national homemade bread day. This year I’m celebrating it with my wonderful beer-cheese bread. I make this in my bread machine instead of kneading it myself, letting it rise and baking it … Continue reading

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