November 12 – National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day

National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day

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Facts of Pizza without Anchovies

  • Pizza is thin crust, hand tossed, thick crust or deep dish, top it with ALL of your favorite toppings (excluding anchovies)
  • There’s a National Anchovy Pizza Day too
  • Pizza is a direct descendant of the flatbread healthy meals people made before the advent of the oven
  • Although having fish on a pizza isn’t the worst thing in the world, the saltiness of the anchovies can mask all of the other delicious flavors.
  • The first United States pizza establishment opened in 1905was in New York’s Little Italy.

October 6 – National Noodle Day

National Noodle Day

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Food Facts on Noodles

  • A type of staple food made from some type of unleavened dough, which is rolled flat and cut into one of a variety of shapes.
  • While long, thin strips may be the most common, many varieties of noodles are cut into waves, helices, tubes, strings, or shells, folded over, or cut into other shapes.
  • Noodles are usually cooked in boiling water, sometimes with cooking oil or salt.
  • Noodles are often served with an accompanying sauce or in a soup.
  • In American English usage, the word “noodle” is an inclusive term that denotes flour paste products in various shapes.

October 4 – National Vodka Day

National Vodka Day 

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Facts on Vodka 

One could go on about Vodka for ever, but will spare you with the highlights and share my favorite Vodka drink. It is served chilled, served up, with a dash a Peppadew® juice, and a Red Peppadew® Pepper. Cheers to the PeppaTini!