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Food Holidays: June

We're honoring June's best — and sometimes totally random — food holidays with our home cooks' top recipes. Find a new dish, share your favorite days and check back each week as we unveil new reasons to celebrate!

  • Pralines Day

    June 24: Pralines Day

    Named after Marshal du Plessis-Praslin, pralines were individual almonds covered in caramelized sugar back in 17th-century France. When settlers brought them to New Orleans a century later, Americans replaced the almonds with pecans and added cream, creating the classic Southern praline.

    Browse our tastiest praline recipes »

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