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National Seafood Bisque Day

October 19 is National Seafood Bisque Day!

With the weather starting to get chilly, the celebration of this warm, rich soup couldn’t have come at a better time.

Seafood bisque is a smooth, creamy French soup made from lobster, crab, shrimp and/or crayfish. Bisque gets its name from the phrase “bis cuites,” which means “twice cooked,” as the crustaceans used in the soup are cooked twice.

Celebrate National Seafood Bisque Day by making one of the recipes below for dinner tonight.

Provencal Seafood Bisque

Spicy Seafood Bisque

Seafood Bisque

 

Sources: punchbowl.com, theultimateholidaysite.com, wikipedia.org
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Rainforest Day

Rainforest Day is a day to celebrate rainforests and their impact on the earth and its inhabitants. For example, rainforests help regulate temperatures and weather patterns and are also responsible for 28% of the world’s oxygen turnover. Discover more facts about rainforests at Nature.org.

Rainforest Day was also created to increase awareness about rainforest threats and, as a result, losses. Check out the organizations below to see how you can help!

Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Partnership
Rainforest Foundation 

 

Sources: The Ultimate Holiday Site, Stacy Reid, Wikipedia, The Nature Conservancy

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