Lasagna Day
July 29, 2013 in the USA
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National Lasagna Day is today. We hope you have a big appetite. Sure, it’s July. Its hot and humid. Cooking up a pan of Lasagna will make the kitchen a lot hotter. But as it cooks, the smell will waft throughout the house. Your mouth will begin to water. When dinner time arrives, you will have a huge appetite for a huge piece of lasagna. Of this, you can be certain.

Lasagna is a favorite Italian dish. In between multiple layers of lasagna pasta are generous amounts of tomato sauce, cheeses, and sometimes hamburger and/or Italian sausage. Its the favorite Italian dish of millions of Americans. We all would eat it more often, but this culinary work of art, made with loving hands, takes time to make and bake.

It is best to celebrate National Lasagna Day by baking the lasagna that you will eat today. If you don’t have the time, or the weather is just too hot, then head out to your favorite Italian restaurant.

Where is National Lasagna Day?
Nationwide USA

Lasagna Recipes by our Italian Grandmas!
http://www.cookingwithnonna.com/italian-cuisine/lasagna-recipes.html?gclid=CPyqgMrr0rgCFck7MgodoycApQ

Ólavsøka 2013
July 29, 2013 in Faroe Islands

Ólavsøka takes place on July 29, 2013. Ólavsøka is a national holiday of the Faroe Islands, celebrated annually. It is the day when Løgting, the Faroese Parliament, opens its session. Ólavsøka is also a cultural and sports festival with boat races, football matches and other events. The literal meaning is “Saint Olaf’s Wake”, from Saint Olaf’s death at the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030, but the Løgting predates this event.

Like several other Faroese holidays, the vøka begins the evening before, so Ólavsøka always starts on July 28 with an opening ceremony. Some events start even before that, i.e. there has been a Ólavsøka Concert held on 27 July for several years.

Where is Ólavsøka?
Nationwide Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are an island group and archipelago under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark, situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland. The total area is approximately 1,400 km2 (540 sq mi) with a 2010 population of almost 50,000 people.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faroe_Islands