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Recipes for August Holidays

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You read that title right; we’ve gathered together some delicious recipes to help you celebrate some August holidays. What holidays are in August, you might ask? Food holidays. Here’re a few:

 August 2nd: Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3rd: Watermelon Day

August 6th: Mustard Day

August 10th: S’mores Day

Plus, don’t forget that August is National Peach Month and National Catfish Month! So below you’ll find some recipes to help you celebrate each of these holidays; you can prepare them all in a single meal, or enjoy them here and there throughout the month. Or you could get together with your neighbors at Riverscape in Odenton, MD to have an August foods dinner!

 These recipes and their descriptions come from

 Peaches: Spinach Salad with Peaches and Pecans

 "A perfect summer salad with ripe peaches, baby spinach, and roasted pecans."

 Watermelon: Watermelon Salsa

 "This is a recipe that I made up one night with a friend. We put it over mahi-mahi, but it would work well over grilled chicken breast. Enjoy!"

 Catfish: Catfish Tuscany

 "Succulent broiled fish fillets topped with a Mediterranean-inspired blend of cheese and tomatoes. It looks and tastes like heaven and takes just 20 minutes to prepare."

 Mustard: Creamy Mustard and Tarragon Chicken

 "These lightly breaded chicken breasts are bathed in a creamy tarragon and mustard sauce. They're quick to fix as a weeknight meal yet fancy enough for company!"

 Ice Cream Sandwiches: Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

 "My daughter renamed this recipe 'The Best Dessert I've Ever Eaten' this summer when I prepared it for Memorial Day.”

 S’mores: S’mores Candy Apples

 "Caramel apples are studded with graham crackers and marshmallows and drizzled with chocolate for a treat you can't get enough of."

 Have any of your own favorite recipes that use August foods in them? With so many holidays to choose from, there’s no shortage of options. Let us know your favorites in the comments!