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Tequila(!): it's not just for Cinco de Mayo and The Champs.
Five Refreshing Tequila Cocktails To Sip This Summer: Fred Warner
President Barack Obama reconnected with his Irish roots Monday, visiting the village of Moneygall, believed to be the birthplace of one of his great-great-great-grandfathers.
During his visit to Moneygall, the president was greeted by enthusiastic crowds lining the streets despite occasional rain showers. He also briefly ducked into a local pub to sip a Guinness beer.
"It tastes so much better here than it does in the states," Obama joked. "You're keeping all the best stuff here."
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
You might end up with sticky fingers if you go after the candy in this jar - May 23 is National Taffy Day.
If you're simply daffy for taffy, then you know it makes your teeth stick together but it hurts so good you just can't stop! This sticky sweet candy is simply a combination of butter, boiled sugar and flavoring that is pulled and stretched until light and fluffy.
Salt water taffy, considered to be souvenir candy, was developed and sold first in Atlantic City, although you can find it just about anywhere. Here's the kicker: it doesn't contain any salt water at all. Supposedly, the name came from a candy shop owner whose store was flooded in 1883 by Atlantic Ocean tides. When the local kids stopped by afterward, he said all he had was "salt water taffy."
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