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Singer, spoken-word poet, writer, actress — is all wrapped up into the beautiful woman known as Jill Scott. Her creativity in poetry and music has earned the multi-talented Scott three Grammy Awards and counting. It’s hard to believe 17 years have passed since Scott’s debut album, “Who Is Jill Scott?” dropped — for the singer […]

  Mini Obama was just one of roughly 4,000 people who visited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for the final Halloween celebration of Obama’s presidency. (Insert major sad face.) POTUS handed out White House-labeled Hershey Kisses and FLOTUS handed out cookies on the South Drive—much to the surprise of many due to Michelle Obama’s commitment to healthy […]

People around the country indulge every October 14th on National Dessert Day!  Celebrated by way of the local bakery, grandma’s house or chocolate shop, National Dessert Day includes candies, pies, ice cream, fruits, cookies, pastries, cobblers, and donuts, too. The available ingredients affect the range of desserts made in each region. The very first desserts […]

National Taco Day is observed annually on October 4.  Tacos are loved and eaten by millions each day in either hard or soft shells with a variety of fillings. The history of tacos predates the arrival of Europeans in Mexico. Anthropological evidence shows the native people living in the lake region of the Valley of […]

The table is set, the batter is mixed, the griddle is hot, and the butter and syrup are ready.  This means you are prepared for National Pancake Day.   This food holiday is observed each year on September 26. You may not have time to make a pancake breakfast, but that is okay, pancakes make a […]

S.N.A.C. it up! CEO/Chef, Shiona “Shi” Curry authors S.N.A.C. it up! Cookbook: Shi’s Natural Approach to Cooking (www.snacitup.com) to inspire children to make healthy food choices. Shi’s passion for eating healthy ultimately translated into an aspiration for all children to be healthy, while enjoying food that tastes great. Shi credits her parents’ desire in supplying […]

getty images: National Chicken Wing Day is observed annually on July 29th.  Chicken wings are served in a variety of styles with the most popular simmered in or topped with some type of spicy or hot sauce. HOW TO OBSERVE Head out to your restaurant of choice and order some chicken wings.  Post on social […]

getty images: National Chicken Wing Day is observed annually on July 29th.  Chicken wings are served in a variety of styles with the most popular simmered in or topped with some type of spicy or hot sauce. HOW TO OBSERVE Head out to your restaurant of choice and order some chicken wings.  Post on social […]

Everyone in Cleveland knows that politicians who eat Polish Boys and pierogi — not necessarily at the same time — increase their chances of winning their political races. And their favorite candy? The buckeye, of course! Head east to Philly and politicians better like cheesesteak if they don’t want to be called carpetbaggers. Never mind […]

    Eat Your Jello Day is observed annually on July 12. Jell-O, trademarked in 1897 by Pearle Wait of Leroy, New York in 1897, is the novel and fun dessert loved by millions. Francis Woodward, who later purchased the recipe and trademark, eventually made Jell-O a household name.With 21 different flavors, Jell-O satisfies every […]

  In the United States, National Fried Chicken Day is observed each year on July 6th.  On this day, fried chicken lovers across the country celebrate this American favorite at a nearby restaurant, home or an outdoor picnic. Scottish immigrants brought their tradition of deep-frying chicken in fat to the southern United States.  After its introduction to […]

Winfrey’s “Food, Health and Happiness: ‘On Point’ Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life” is scheduled to come out Jan. 3 of next year, Flatiron Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Winfrey’s imprint, currently unnamed, is part of Flatiron, a division of MacMillan U.S. “In the past several months on Weight Watchers, I […]