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National Sandwich Month / types of sandwiches
We all love them so now lets learn about them. The term sandwich is 
occasionally used (informally) in reference to open-faced sandwiches; 
these normally consist of a single slice of bread topped with meat, salad 
vegetables, and various condiments. These differ from a normal 
sandwich in that they have a single slice of bread instead of two, with 
toppings instead of a filling. The open-faced sandwich also has a .......
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National Peach Month
Are you ready to add some peaches to your menu this month? A medium peach (75 grams), has about 30 calories, seven grams of carbohydrates (six grams of sugar and one gram of fibre), one gram of protein, 140 miligrams of potassium, and 8% of the Dietary Reference Intake for vitamin C.
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National Catfish Month
Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways; in Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is typically crumbed with cornmeal and fried. In Indonesia catfish are usually served grilled in street stalls called warung and eaten with vegetables. Catfish is high in Vitamin D. Farm-raised catfish contains low levels of omega-3 fatty acids and a much higher proportion of omega-6 fatty acids.
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Goat Cheese Month 
Goat cheese has been made for thousands of years, and was probably one of the earliest made dairy products. Goat milk is often used by those who are young, are ill, or have a low tolerance to cows' milk. Goat milk is more similar to human milk than that of the cow, although there is large variation among breeds in both animals. 
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Eat Dessert first month
In Western culture dessert is a course that typically comes at the end of a meal, usually consisting of sweet food. But during the month of August dessert lovers everywhere are given the go ahead to eat our desserts first and not feel bad about doing it. That's right August celebrates the sweet tooth.
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National Watermelon Month


National Brownies At Brunch Month


National Water Quality Month


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August is the hottest month in the U.S. & that means some really hot and happening food holidays too. Every month has them & everybody loves them. Stroll through our list below and see what foods are celebrated the month of August.
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Dates for Waffle Day might get confused. 

There are two very similar sounding holidays. International Waffle Day which originated in Sweden and celebrated on March 25th and National (U.S.) Waffle Day on August 24th.
Don't Forget About "Meatless Mondays!When? Every Month - Every Monday!

Meatless Monday is a public health awareness campaign promoting meatless, low-fat meals once a week as part of a goal to reduce the saturated fat in American diets by 15% by the year 2010." So dig out those veggie soup recipes and cool salads for your Monday meals.

 • Garden Salads • Bean Burgers
 • vegetarian hot dogs