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August 31, 2013 -- National Trail Mix Day
Exciting China Trip in October! San Francisco-based Advanced Etiquette Founder Syndi Seid will take a group to China and Taiwan for 13 days in late October. For information, call (415) 346.3665.

August 30, 2013 -- National Toasted Marshmallow Day
Read Sally's article and recipe for Homemade Marshmallows

August 29, 2013 -- More Herbs, Less Salt Day; Chop Suey Day & Lemon Juice Day

August 28, 2013 -- National Cherry Turnover Day

August 27, 2013 -- Banana Lover's Day & National Pots de Creme Day

August 26, 2013 -- National Cherry Popsicle Day
New Cookbook: Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal Cookbook: 250 Delicious Recipes to Beat Disease and Live Longer, by Editors of Reader's Digest, offers over 250 recipes.

August 25, 2013 -- Whiskey Sour Day

August 24, 2013 -- National Waffle Day
Celebrate California Wine Month this September in Paso Robles: September is an ideal time for wine lovers to visit Paso Robles, California’s fastest growing wine region. Harvest season is in full bloom, SAVOR the Central Coast hosts inaugural “Sunset in the Vineyard at Vina Robles” on September 28, and a variety of hotels feature special wine packages.

August 23, 2013 -- National Spongecake Day
New Food App: Panna for the iPad or iPhone is a new cooking app/bimonthly journal that offers up high-def video recipes from diverse and esteemed chefs. Meaning, you’ll no longer have to imagine what “lightly golden” or “soft peaks” means--you can actually see it.

August 22, 2013 -- National Pecan Torte Day
New Article: Travel Menu Specialty Series: Food And Wine Cruises – Indulge Two Passions At Once!
Lisa Bonet shares food and wine cruises in Europe, Asia and America.

August 21, 2013 -- National Spumoni Day
100 Scholarships from Wines of France!: This $285 online study program consists of over 24 hours of instruction with multimedia, audio-narrated e-learning modules, online quizzes and more. For information, click here.

August 20, 2013 -- National Lemonade Day
BuyingPoultry.com: This free buying guide takes the guesswork out of finding alternatives to factory farming. “The Poultry Problem” gives an overview of the state of poultry welfare in the U.S., noting its effects on health, the environment, and workers.

August 19, 2013 -- National Soft Ice Cream Day
New Cookbook: Caramel, by Carole Bloom, offers mouth-watering recipes for cakes, tarts, cookies, custards, candies, ice creams, and other delicious desserts. The food photography is exemplary. Available for pre-order in Hardcover & Kindle.

August 18, 2013 -- National Ice Cream Pie Day
New Wine Book: Wines of the New South Africa: Tradition and Revolution, by Tim James, who tells of South Africa re-emerging onto the international wine scene.

August 17, 2013 -- National Vanilla Custard Day

August 16, 2013 -- Bratwurst Day & National Rum Day

August 15, 2013 -- Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 14, 2013 -- National Creamsicle Day
New Article: Easy Weekend Getaways from Western North Carolina. Michelle Campbell loves to make the mundane exciting. She shares tips on how to go on great vacations without breaking the bank.

August 13, 2013 -- National Filet Mignon Day

August 12, 2013 -- Julliene Fries Day

August 11, 2013 -- National Raspberry Tart Day

August 10, 2013 -- National Banana Split Day & National S'mores Day
New Article: Elaine Labalme of Traveling with Kids shares the Kid-Friendly Zone of Alexandria, Virginia.

August 9, 2013 -- National Rice Pudding Day

August 8, 2013 -- National Zucchini Day & National Frozen Custard Day

August 7, 2013 -- National Raspberries in Cream Day

August 6, 2013 -- National Root Beer Float Day
New Article: Bordeaux Avec mes Amis - Trois. Jon Rusciano and his friends visit Chateau d'Yquem and Chateau Haut Bailly.

August 5, 2013 -- National Oyster Day
New Article: Bordeaux Avec mes Amis - Quatre.
Jon and his friends visit Chateau Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion and Chateau Smith-Haut-Lafitte.

August 4, 2013 -- National Chocolate Chip Day
New Article: The Lodge at Woodloch: A Sensual Experience. Roger Sands takes us to the Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania to a tranquil spa experience that embraces a sustainable food philosophy.

August 3, 2013 -- National Watermelon Day
New Article: Popped, Pickled, and Caramelized: Trends from the 2013 Summer Fancy Food Show. Stephanie Zonis recently went to this show where some 2400 exhibitors showcased their food items with about 90% of them offering samples.

August 2, 2013 -- National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
New Ice Cream Cookbook: I Scream Sandwich
Inspired Recipes for the Ultimate Frozen Treat
, by Jennie Schacht, redefines this hugely popular sweet treat and shows us how it can easily be the star of a dinner party, child's birthday bash, family picnic, or just a lazy summer afternoon.

August 1, 2013 -- National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
August eNewsletter: Last Minute Summer Travel includes great ideas for a final summer vacation. Ever heard of museum sleepovers?

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