Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May's National Food Holidays 2012

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May's Featured Tablescape

It's May already! This month celebrates Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, and Memorial Day. Alas, it also is the last month of Spring. Oh how fast this season has gone by! However, it also means that summer is around the corner. So, for some of us, that means spring cleaning should be at a full sprint, to do lists straightened, vacations booked, and gardens to get ready for sowing! This month celebrates a wide variety of National Food Holidays, all that can be celebrated even by those who don't plan be in the kitchen as much. So happy May Day and enjoy a month of celebrations!

National Food Holidays for the Whole Month

Photo by Madeline L.

National Gazpacho Aficionado Month
National Hamburger Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month
Historical Fact * National Inventors Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
Loni's Fresh Corn and Black Bean Salsa - Click here

National Strawberry Month

National Food Holidays by Week
Photo by Madeline L.

Week # 1
 National Raisin Week
National Herb Week
Week # 2
National Hamburger Week

Week # 3
International Pickles Week 

Week # 4
National Frozen Yogurt Week

National Food Holidays Day by Day:

Photo by Madeline L.
May 1: National Chocolate Parfait Day
May 2: National Truffles Day
May 3: National Raspberry Tart Day
May 4: National Homebrew Day
National Orange Juice Day
Rachael's Orange Rolls- Click Here
National Candied Orange Peel Day

Photo by Madeline L.

May 5: National Chocolate Custard Day
Cinco de Mayo 
National Hoagie Day
Madeline's Italian Cold Cut- click here

May 6: National Crêpes Suzette Day 
International No Diet Day
Historical Fact *1851 Ice-making machine patent received by John Gorrie
May 7: National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

Photo by Madeline L.

May 8: National Coconut Cream Pie Day 
National Empanada Day 
Have A Coke Day
Angie's Pork Barbacoa Salad-Click Here

May 9: National Butterscotch Brownie Day
May 10: National Shrimp Day
May 11: Eat What You Want Day
Historical Fact *  1926 Maxwell House Coffee Good to the last drop, was trademark registered.

Photo by Heather B.

May 12: National Nutty Fudge Day
May 13 National Apple Pie Day 
National Fruit Cocktail Day
May 14: National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
Historical Fact* 1853 Gail Borden invented her process for condensed milk. 
May 15: National Chocolate Chip Day
Heather's Gluten Free Cookie Brownie Bars- click here

May 16: Historical Fact *
1922 "Canada Dry" Pale Ginger Ale was trademark registered
May 17: National Cherry Cobbler Day

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May 18: National Cheese Soufflé Day
May 19: National Devil’s Food Cake Day
May 20: National Quiche Lorraine Day
Pick Strawberries Day
May 21: National Strawberries and Cream Day
May 22: National Vanilla Pudding Day
Abby's "Light" Better than Sex Cake- Click Here

Photo by Nichole H.

May 23: National Taffy Day
May 24: National Escargot Day
May 25: National Brown-Bag-It Day
National Wine Day
May 26: National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
May 26: National Cherry Dessert Day

Photo by Madeline L.

May 27: National Grape Popsicle Day
May 28: National Brisket Day
Angi's Corned Beef Brisket- click here

May 28: National Hamburger Day
May 29: National Coq Au Vin Day
May 30: National Mint Julep Day
May 31: National Macaroon Day
Historical Fact * 1892 Lea & Perrins Worchestershire Sauce became a registered trademark.
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