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Old 07-21-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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USA National Food Holidays

There are three important food holidays headed our way:

28th : USA National Hamburger Day

29th: USA National Lasagne Day

30th: USA National Cheesecake Day

How many Americans living & working in the USA, actually celebrate these food holidays ?

Would like to hear from those, who do celebrate and participate and how do you participate; via social circle, kids schools, or at Market Tastings ? At Home ?

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Old 07-21-2012, 02:40 PM   #2
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There are three important food holidays headed our way:

28th : USA National Hamburger Day

29th: USA National Lasagne Day

30th: USA National Cheesecake Day

How many Americans living & working in the USA, actually celebrate these food holidays ?

Would like to hear from those, who do celebrate and participate and how do you participate; via social circle, kids schools, or at Market Tastings ? At Home ?

Ciao.
Have nice wkend,
Margaux Cintrano

These are NOT important food holidays. They were probably created by the trade associations or special interest groups for their respective commercial interests to promote their products.

I know of no celebrations for these 'holidays' and was not aware of them until I read your post.
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Old 07-21-2012, 02:50 PM   #3
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Other than just being another day, the only thing I associate with the 30th is my birthday, which I'd just as soon forget.
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I been trying for the last few years to get the 101st day of the year to be celebrated as National Wild Turkey Bourbon Day. So far, interest has been scarce. This year there were only 4 folks at our festival.
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We also have "Talk Like a Pirate Day", though I don't know anyone who actually does that.

Our big "food holidays" are Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, in that order, with the last two being Christian observances.
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there's always march 14th.
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I been trying for the last few years to get the 101st day of the year to be celebrated as National Wild Turkey Bourbon Day. So far, interest has been scarce. This year there were only 4 folks at our festival.
I did not know this. If it weren't too far away, I would go.
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I did not know this. If it weren't too far away, I would go.
You can celebrate it in your neighborhood....That will help spread the word! Thanks!!
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You can celebrate it in your neighborhood....That will help spread the word! Thanks!!
I may just do that.

I have an acquaintance, who is a real snob. He doesn't drink bourbon. He drinks expensive cognac. I offered him a glass of Wild Turkey and he made a face, and then tasted it. Boy was he surprised. "What kind of bourbon did you say this was?"
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As someone pointed out, the "National" "this food" or "that food" holidays are pretty much just to promote products. Restaurants often have special deals for "National Pie Day," etc. Stores often have sales on certain foods when their "day" comes up, magazines have special recipes for that month's foods, etc.
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