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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: FOOD HOLIDAYS IN MAY!

Monday, May 1, 2017

FOOD HOLIDAYS IN MAY!







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    May is well known for Memorial Day, but what about other holidays? There is actually a holiday for every single day of the month. These national food holidays are not only fun to celebrate, but a great excuse to make delicious foods. Read on to get ideas on how to celebrate these fantastic food holidays.





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  • National Chocolate Parfait Day May 1: This food holiday is very easy to celebrate. Just make a parfait using pieces of brownies, chocolate pudding, whipped cream, and chocolate sauce.
  • National Truffles Day May 2: On this food holiday, you can either prepare homemade truffles or visit your local candy shop.
  • National Raspberry Tart Day May 3: This food holiday is perfect for summer. Just use a pre-baked tart shell and fill it with a sweetened cream cheese, raspberry jam, and fresh raspberries.
  • National Homebrew Day May 4: If you love beer, why not make your own? You can find kits and recipe online.
  • National Chocolate Custard Day May 5: While pudding mixes are delicious, why not take the time to make homemade chocolate custard?




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  • International No Diet Day May 6: After all those days of being on your best behavior, why not celebrate this food holiday to its fullest? The best way to do this is to create a dessert buffet.
  • National Roast Leg of Lamb Day May 7: While Memorial Day revolves around barbeque's; you can still enjoy a large holiday meal. Just serve roast leg of lamb and all those great side dishes.
  • National Empañada Day May 8: On this delightful food holiday, why not visit an authentic Mexican restaurant?
  • National Butterscotch Brownie Day May 9: Everyone loves brownies. On this food holiday, shake things up with butterscotch brownies.
  • National Shrimp Day May 10: The warm summer months are the perfect time for seafood. Fry up some shrimp and serve with homemade hushpuppies and French fries.





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  • Eat What You Want Day May 11: Okay, this month does go a little overboard. But, this is still a fun food holiday to celebrate.
  • National Nutty Fudge Day May 12: This is another great reason to visit your local candy shop.
  • National Fruit Cocktail Day May 13: Finally, a food holiday that is healthy. Enjoy it to its fullest.
  • National Buttermilk Biscuit Day May 14: Get up early and prepare a large breakfast on this food holiday.
  • National Chocolate Chip Day May 15: What could be better than chocolate chip cookies? Or chocolate chip ice cream?





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  • National Coquilles St. Jacques Day May 16: A delightful combination of scallops, mushrooms, and a creamy sauce. Find great recipes online.
  • National Cherry Cobbler Day May 17: Visit your local farmer's market and make a homemade cherry cobbler. Just don't forget the vanilla ice cream.
  • National Cheese Souffle Day May 18: On this food holiday, why not prepare a gourmet blue cheese souffle.
  • National Devil's Food Cake Day May 19: Don't have time to bake? Enjoy a devil's food snack cake instead.
  • Pick Strawberries Day May 20: This is the perfect food holiday for summer. Visit a local farm and pick your own strawberries for a delicious pie.




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  • National Strawberries and Cream Day May 21: Enjoy some of the strawberries you picked with a bit of cream.
  • National Vanilla Pudding Day May 22: This is another easy food holiday to celebrate. Just pack a vanilla pudding cup in your lunch.
  • National Taffy Day May 23: Laffy Taffy. Need I say more? Of course, you can always make your own.
  • National Escargot Day May 24: I'm sorry, but I can't recommend celebrating this food holiday. But, I'm sure you can find great recipes online.
  • National Wine Day May 25: Why not enjoy a sunset with your sweetie and a nice glass of wine? Make the day even more special by creating a romantic picnic.





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  • National Cherry Dessert Day May 26: Why not try your hand at homemade cherry ice cream?
  • National Grape Popsicle Day May 27: Make homemade Popsicles using 100% grape juice. Not only will they taste better, but they'll be healthier as well.
  • National Brisket Day May 28: Breakout the grill and make some barbecue on the fine food holiday. Just don't forget all those great sides.
  • National Coq Au Vin Day May 29: Find a great recipe for this dish at Food Network's website.
  • National Mint Julip Day May 30: On this food holiday, kick back and enjoy summer.





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  • National Macaroon Day May 31: Visit your local bakery and enjoy some macaroons and ice cream.

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