National Animal Crackers Day

National Animal Crackers Day on April 18th each year celebrates a childhood favorite. A box of these sweet animal-shaped crackers not only provided a delicious snack, but they also offered a little entertainment, too! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalAnimalCrackersDay The celebration brings us back to our childhood memories and the many boxes of Animal

Stop Food Waste Day

Food waste worldwide is an alarming issue. That is why on the last Wednesday in April, Stop Food Waste Day raises awareness of the growing concern of food waste. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #StopFoodWasteDay According to the USDA, Americans waste between 30-40 percent of the food supply. That is near or more than the

National Pizza Party Day

Each year on the third Friday in May, millions of pizza lovers across the nation join in extolling the qualities of pizza on National Pizza Party Day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalPizzaPartyDay Since pizza is one of America’s favorite foods, it comes as no surprise we would celebrate a day that features a pizza

National Doughnut Day

Each year on the first Friday in June, people participate in National Doughnut or Donut Day, celebrating the doughnut and honoring the Salvation Army Lassies. The Salvation Army Lassies are the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI. #NationalDoughnutDay In 1917, the original “Salvation Army Doughnut” was first served by the ladies of the

National Mac and Cheese Day

Spanning the Need P.O. Box 2883, Youngstown, OH, United States

NATIONAL MAC AND CHEESE DAY | JULY 14 One of the classic comfort foods earns a place of honor on July 14th. It is National Mac and Cheese Day! https://spanningtheneed.com/2022/07/13/celebrating-national-mac-and-cheese-day-on-july-14th/ #NationalMacAndCheeseDay Made with macaroni noodles, cream or milk, and the golden goodness of cheese, mac and cheese shines as a side dish while also standing

National Ice Cream Day

NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY |  THIRD SUNDAY IN JULY Dish or cone? That’s all we need to know. National Ice Cream Day on the 3rd Sunday in July offers up every flavor on the menu to honor the day! The holiday also lands in the middle of National Ice Cream Month. #NationalIceCreamDay Thousands of years ago,

National Cheesecake Day

NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY | JULY 30 National Cheesecake Day on July 30th offers a slice of one of America’s favorite desserts. Order up a cheesecake with your favorite topping. Get it delivered or make it at home. #NationalCheesecakeDay This smooth dessert hits the spot when the end of the meal rolls around. While most cakes

National Pasta Day

October is National Pasta Month, and October 17th recognizes National Pasta Day.  Pasta lovers celebrate! #NationalPastaDay While we find noodles all over the world, pasta is a type of noodle of traditional Italian cuisine. The first reference dates to 1154 in Sicily and was first attested to in English in 1874. Typically, it is made from

National American Beer Day

National American Beer Day raises a glass to the rich American beermaking history and those who savor the continued traditions. Pour your favorite pint with millions who enjoy the storied brews across the nation. #AmericanBeerDay U.S. Brewing History Brewing beer in America begins long before Europeans arrived since Native Americans brewed beer from a variety

National Chocolate Day

National Chocolate Day, on October 28th, recognizes one of the world’s favorite tastes. While many specific chocolate-related holidays exist throughout the year, National Chocolate Day celebrates all things chocolate. #NationalChocolateDay Chocolate earns its day of honor by being America’s favorite flavor. (Some sources designate July 7 or December 28 as Chocolate Day or International Chocolate

National Donut Day

National Donut Day (also known as National Doughnut Day) on November 5th is one of two observed by donut lovers across the nation. The first Friday in June is the other day donuts steal the bakery case spotlight ready to tease their way into white bakery box and go home! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

National Gingerbread Cookie Day

National Gingerbread Cookie Day on November 21st encourages us to grab the rolling pin and cookie cutters. The baking will warm the home and decorating will inspire us to design tasty cookies while making memories! HealthyLiving: Healthy Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes for the Family #GingerbreadCookieDay National Gingerbread Day takes place on June 5th. A favorite food of

National Cookie Day

National Cookie Day on December 4th serves up a sweet treat. Bakers across the country warm up the ovens for holiday baking, and we enjoy giving tins of cookies to friends and family all season long. #NationalCookieDay We can thank the Dutch for more than windmills and tulips. The English word “cookie” is derived from

National Brownie Day

Each year on December 8th, brownie lovers across the nation enjoy one of their favorite baked goods on National Brownie Day. In the United States, the chocolate brownie is a favorite, with the blonde brownie running a close second.  A blonde brownie is made with brown sugar and no chocolate and is often called a

National Lager Day

National Lager Day on December 10th raises a glass to the third most popular beverage after water and tea. While lager is typically characterized as a light, summer beer we believe that every season deserves to be celebrated with a few of your favorite things. Lagers are distinguished from other beers by using a cold-conditioning

Gingerbread House Day

Gingerbread House Day on December 12th recognizes a family tradition for many around the country. #GingerbreadHouseDay A favorite food of an Armenian monk, Gregory of Nicopolis, brought gingerbread to Europe around 992 AD and taught French Christians to bake it. Since gingerbread was often used in religious ceremonies, monks baked to be sturdy to molded into

National Cocoa Day

December 13th ushers in a celebration worthy of the winter holidays with National Cocoa Day. What better way to warm up after a cold day outside? #NationalCocoaDay We make hot cocoa with cocoa powder, heated milk or water, and sugar. However, Americans often use hot chocolate and hot cocoa interchangeably, sometimes causing a bit of

National Sangria Day

Across the nation each year on December 20th, National Sangria Day recognizes a wine and fresh fruit combination that brings a fresh celebration to the table. #NationalSangriaDay Sangria is a beverage made with wine and sweetened with fresh fruit and fruit juices. Other ingredients can include herbs, spices, carbonation, and liquor. The combinations are endless, giving

National Fruitcake Day

Across the United States, fruitcake lovers young and old, commemorate National Fruitcake Day each year on December 27th. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalFruitcakeDay Made with chopped candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices and sometimes soaked in spirits, fruitcake has been a holiday gift-giving tradition for many years. Dating back to ancient Rome, one

National Chocolate Candy Day

National Chocolate Candy Day offers an opportunity for us to polish off the last of the specialty candies we received as gifts. Celebrated on December 28th, the day points us to the truffles and chocolate oranges tucked into stockings. Check those boxes of candy that may or may not have guides to help us choose

National Spaghetti Day

National Spaghetti Day on January 4th offers an opportunity to pick your sauce and add it to that long, thin cylindrical pasta of Italian and Sicilian origin. Usually made from semolina flour, this pasta has been a worldwide favorite for ages and loved by millions. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalSpaghettiDay There are various pasta

National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! National Bittersweet Chocolate Day on January 10th gives you the excuse to indulge in some chocolate satisfaction. (National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is celebrated on November 7th.) (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #BittersweetChocolateDay Chocolate comes from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree. Cacao, which has been cultivated for at least

National Milk Day

National Milk Day on January 11th commemorates the day many think the first milk deliveries in glass bottles began in the United States. Alexander Campbell of the New York Dairy Company professed to the New York State Senate that his company was the first to make these deliveries in 1878. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

Pastrami lovers across the country look forward to their favorite sandwich on January 14th as they recognize National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #HotPastramiSandwichDay Popular delicatessen meat, pastrami is usually made from beef. Others make their pastrami sandwich with pork, mutton, or turkey. Before refrigeration, butchers originally created pastrami as a

National Bagel Day

Toast up your favorite flavor on National Bagel Day. On January 15th, don’t forget to pick your favorite schmear, too. Make it for breakfast, lunch, snack, or all of the above! #NationalBagelDay This kosher carbohydrate brings complex flavors to the deli and sandwich bar. In the United States, we love our crunch-on-the-outside-chewy-on-the-inside bread. So they’re

Event Series National Popcorn Day

National Popcorn Day

Join us on January 19 as we celebrate National Popcorn Day! Buttered, salted, kettled, drizzled with caramel, popcorn is one of those snacks perfect anytime, anywhere. It’s great on the go, in the theater, or in your living room! Just be prepared to dig some of it out of your teeth.Salted, buttered, or caramel, National

National Cheese Lover’s Day

On January 20, get ready to ‘havarti’ a ‘gouda’ time, because it’s National Cheese Lover’s Day! Have you ever wondered how the first human discovered cheese? We’ve wondered that too, and we’ll probably never find out. All we know is that it was love at first bite; when the first human tasted the salty, tangy,

Event Series National Pie Day

National Pie Day

National Pie Day on January 23rd celebrates one of the Nations’ favorite desserts. No matter how you slice it, pie in just about any form makes a crowd happy. Fruit pies, berry pies, cream pies – they are mouthwatering servings of homemade goodness. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalPieDay National Pie Day simply celebrates the

National Peanut Butter Day

National Peanut Butter Day on January 24th recognizes an American staple in our pantries. Whether creamy or chunky, with chocolate or with jelly, peanut butter gets the recognition it deserves each year on this day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalPeanutButterDay The early peanut butter made by the Aztecs and Incas around 1000 BC was

National Chocolate Cake Day

National Chocolate Cake Day celebrates the cake more people favor. And more often than not, we celebrate our special occasions like anniversaries, birthdays and weddings with cake. Why not enjoy chocolate cake on January 27th every year? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #ChocolateCakeDay In America, chocolate was consumed primarily as a beverage until the 1830s

National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day on February 3rd, celebrates one of America’s favorite flavors of cake. In the carrot cake, we get to eat our cake and veggies, too! #NationalCarrotCakeDay Carrot cake closely resembles a quick bread from its preparation to its final consistency. Quick breads mix the wet and dry ingredients separately before combining, and the

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

On February 7th, National Fettuccine Alfredo Day celebrates one of the world’s favorite ways to enjoy a plate of fettuccine. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #FettuccineAlfredoDay Fettuccine alfredo enjoys a history as rich as its flavor. Created in 1908, fettuccine was made out of love and concern by an Italian restauranteur. Alfredo di Lelio’s concern

National Pizza Day

National Pizza Day on February 9th celebrates one of America’s all-time favorite foods. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish, or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite. Local Businessman to be Honored with being Named YSU Penguin Of The Year #NationalPizzaDay We love our pizzas, and they come in so many varieties,

Peanut Butter Lovers Day

March 1st was made for National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Ah, peanut butter. One day is not enough to recognize peanut butter. The goober has been paired, blended, and added with many tasty results! #PeanutButterLoversDay The creamy, nutty goodness known as peanut butter is so amazingly delicious that when we pair it with creamy and

National Johnny Appleseed Day

March 11th – On National Johnny Appleseed Day, we remember a man who made apple (and pear) trees bloom across the nation. The day celebrates a kindly legend who lived by sage teachings and labored to bring the shade of fruit trees across much of the United States. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalJohnnyAppleseedDay John

National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

On April 2nd each year, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day celebrates a classic food favorite. The average American will have eaten over 2000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the time they graduate from high school. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #PeanutButterAndJellyDay Peanut butter was considered a delicacy in the early 1900s and was

Deep Dish Pizza Day

On April 5th, National Deep Dish Pizza Day gives pizza lovers a day to celebrate one of America’s favorite varieties of pizza. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #DeepDishPizzaDay Whether it’s dine-in, delivered, take out or homemade, deep-dish pizza satisfies pizza lovers all across the country. Pick whatever toppings you like. This day focuses on the

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Each year, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day on April 12th recognizes one of the top comfort foods in the United States. Why wouldn’t it be when we’re talking about bread grilled to perfection, and warm, gooey, melted cheese. #GrilledCheeseSandwichDay According to food historians, many cultures around the world have enjoyed cooked bread and cheese since

National Animal Crackers Day

National Animal Crackers Day on April 18th each year celebrates a childhood favorite. A box of these sweet animal-shaped crackers not only provided a delicious snack, but they also offered a little entertainment, too! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalAnimalCrackersDay The celebration brings us back to our childhood memories and the many boxes of Animal

Stop Food Waste Day

Food waste worldwide is an alarming issue. That is why on the last Wednesday in April, Stop Food Waste Day raises awareness of the growing concern of food waste. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #StopFoodWasteDay According to the USDA, Americans waste between 30-40 percent of the food supply. That is near or more than the

National Pizza Party Day

Each year on the third Friday in May, millions of pizza lovers across the nation join in extolling the qualities of pizza on National Pizza Party Day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalPizzaPartyDay Since pizza is one of America’s favorite foods, it comes as no surprise we would celebrate a day that features a pizza

National Doughnut Day

Each year on the first Friday in June, people participate in National Doughnut or Donut Day, celebrating the doughnut and honoring the Salvation Army Lassies. The Salvation Army Lassies are the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI. #NationalDoughnutDay In 1917, the original “Salvation Army Doughnut” was first served by the ladies of the

National Mac and Cheese Day

Spanning the Need P.O. Box 2883, Youngstown, OH, United States

NATIONAL MAC AND CHEESE DAY | JULY 14 One of the classic comfort foods earns a place of honor on July 14th. It is National Mac and Cheese Day! https://spanningtheneed.com/2022/07/13/celebrating-national-mac-and-cheese-day-on-july-14th/ #NationalMacAndCheeseDay Made with macaroni noodles, cream or milk, and the golden goodness of cheese, mac and cheese shines as a side dish while also standing

National Ice Cream Day

NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY |  THIRD SUNDAY IN JULY Dish or cone? That’s all we need to know. National Ice Cream Day on the 3rd Sunday in July offers up every flavor on the menu to honor the day! The holiday also lands in the middle of National Ice Cream Month. #NationalIceCreamDay Thousands of years ago,

National Cheesecake Day

NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY | JULY 30 National Cheesecake Day on July 30th offers a slice of one of America’s favorite desserts. Order up a cheesecake with your favorite topping. Get it delivered or make it at home. #NationalCheesecakeDay This smooth dessert hits the spot when the end of the meal rolls around. While most cakes

National Pasta Day

October is National Pasta Month, and October 17th recognizes National Pasta Day.  Pasta lovers celebrate! #NationalPastaDay While we find noodles all over the world, pasta is a type of noodle of traditional Italian cuisine. The first reference dates to 1154 in Sicily and was first attested to in English in 1874. Typically, it is made from

National American Beer Day

National American Beer Day raises a glass to the rich American beermaking history and those who savor the continued traditions. Pour your favorite pint with millions who enjoy the storied brews across the nation. #AmericanBeerDay U.S. Brewing History Brewing beer in America begins long before Europeans arrived since Native Americans brewed beer from a variety

National Chocolate Day

National Chocolate Day, on October 28th, recognizes one of the world’s favorite tastes. While many specific chocolate-related holidays exist throughout the year, National Chocolate Day celebrates all things chocolate. #NationalChocolateDay Chocolate earns its day of honor by being America’s favorite flavor. (Some sources designate July 7 or December 28 as Chocolate Day or International Chocolate

National Donut Day

National Donut Day (also known as National Doughnut Day) on November 5th is one of two observed by donut lovers across the nation. The first Friday in June is the other day donuts steal the bakery case spotlight ready to tease their way into white bakery box and go home! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

National Gingerbread Cookie Day

National Gingerbread Cookie Day on November 21st encourages us to grab the rolling pin and cookie cutters. The baking will warm the home and decorating will inspire us to design tasty cookies while making memories! HealthyLiving: Healthy Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes for the Family #GingerbreadCookieDay National Gingerbread Day takes place on June 5th. A favorite food of