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NATIONAL RASPBERRY CREAM PIE DAY

 

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NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY

 

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NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY

 

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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY

Michigan Technological University 2022 Alumni Reunion (August 4th - 6th)

 

5

 

Farm Block Fest 14

 

6

 

NATIONAL ROOT BEER FLOAT DAY

 

7

 

NATIONAL RASPBERRIES N' CREAM DAY

International BEER Day

 

8

 

NATIONAL CBD DAY

World Cat Day

 

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10

 

NATIONAL S'MORES DAY

 

11

 

NATIONAL RASPBERRY BOMBE DAY

 

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13

 

Eagle Harbor Art Fair

 

14

 

NATIONAL CREAMSICLE DAY

 

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16

 

National Rum Day

 

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18

 

NATIONAL FAJITA DAY

NATIONAL ICE CREAM PIE DAY

 

19

 

NATIONAL SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM DAY

National Potato Day

 

20

 

PASTY FEST

Copper Harbor Art in the Park

 

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24

 

National Waffle Day

 

25

 

Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

 

26

 

Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

17th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

27

 

Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

17th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

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Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

 

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August 18, 2022

NATIONAL FAJITA DAY

On August 18, we recognize a dish sizzling with savory Tex-Mex flavor. It's National Fajita Day!

Originally made from throwaway cuts of beef by Mexican vaqueros in Southwest Texas, the fajita was developed as a regional staple in the early 1930s. These cowboys cooked the steak over an open fire or grill and served it with flour or corn tortillas. Fresh Pico de gallo, guacamole and southwestern spices elevated the fajita, introducing it to new audiences as it later became a destination food in the culinary world.

As their popularity grew, fajitas added colorful flair to Tex-Mex menus with sizzling platters full of bright peppers, onions, tender steak, shrimp, chicken or pork with freshly made tortillas. By the 1980s, most Mexican restaurants in the United States served fajitas. In the modern culinary kitchen, lime, cilantro and a plethora of vegetables find their way into a fajita along with the perfect seasonings. Grilling with mesquite adds a smoky flavor and bacon adds crunch. Of course, who could forget the cheese? With their festive presentations, they continue to be enjoyed today. The fajita has come a long way from skirt steak trimmings!

With festive presentations, fajitas delicious flavors are being celebrated around the world. The fajita has come a long way from skirt steak trimmings!

 
 

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