Monthly Archives: June 2013

National Onion Ring Day & Vidalia Onions

It’s hard for me to talk about this without crying, because I missed celebrating  National Onion Ring Day on June 22, I guess the Supermoon threw my timing off. Anyway, the day devoted to one of my favorite oniony treats has me thinking about Vidalia onions and Vidalia, Georgia. Onion Rings, Source: Wiki, photo by Jonathunder Onion […]

A Midsummer Night Celebration

It’s nearly June 21st, a time for love and laughter, fairies and butterflies, food and drink—its summer solstice, the official start of summer and the longest day of the year. I think I’ll celebrate the six months before Christmas with a Midsummer night celebration party. Solstice celebrations still center near the day of the astronomical […]

50th Anniversary JFK “Ich bin ein Berliner” Speech

It’s hard to believe its the 50th Anniversary of JFK’s “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech. On June 26, 1963, U.S. president John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin for the 15th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. He was the first American president to visit the city after the Berlin Wall was divided August 13, 1961. Kennedy […]

National Strawberry Shortcake Day

Today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day and I must pay homage to the old-time American classic by preparing and serving it for dessert tonight. But really, I don’t need an excuse to serve it, but it helps. Strawberry shortcake by stu_spivack In order to make an authentic Strawberry Shortcake recipe, you’d need shortcakes (a sweet […]