August 13 – National Fillet Mignon Day

National Fillet Mignon Day

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Food Facts on Fillet Mignon

  • Filet mignon is considered the king of steaks because of its tender, melt in the mouth texture.
  • A prime filet mignon can literally be cut with a fork.
  • Filet mignon comes from the small end of the tenderloin, which is found, on the back rib cage of the animal.
  • Filet mignon steaks may lose a bit in flavor because of the lack of marbling, fat, and bone.
  • Today steakhouses like Morton’s sell a Fillet Mignon Sandwich for $1.

August 10 – National S’mores Day

National S’mores Day

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Food Facts on S’mores 

  • There is no “right” way to make a S’more. Anyway you like it, is the right way.
  • The earliest s’more recipe can be found in the Girl Scouts handbook of 1927.
  • The traditional s’more is made with marshmallows, graham crackers and a few pieces of chocolate.
  • S’mores are traditionally made over an oven bonfire, but you can bring this treat into the kitchen.
  • S’mores are made to be eaten right away.