Food Holidays in April!

Happy April!  Here’s a list of the food holidays for April, just in case you are curious.  And these are no April Fools!

April is . . .

  • National BLT Sandwich Month
  • National Florida Tomato Month
  • National Garlic Month
  • National Grilled Cheese Month
  • National Soft Pretzel Month
  • National Soy Foods Month

Additionally specific weeks in April also have some special designations:

  • National Bake Week (begins the first Monday)
  • National Egg Salad Week (2nd week)
  • National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday)
  • National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day (Easter Sunday)

And then, there are the daily festivities
April 1: National Sourdough Bread Day
April 2: National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
April 3: National Chocolate Mousse Day
April 4: National Cordon Bleu Day
April 5: National Raisin and Spice Bar Day
April 5: National Caramel Day
April 6: National Caramel Popcorn Day
April 7: National Coffee Cake Day
April 7: World Health Day
April 8: National Empanada Day
April 9: Chinese Almond Cookie Day
April 10: National Cinnamon Crescent (Croissant) Day
April 11: National Cheese Fondue Day
April 12: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
April 12: National Licorice Day
April 13: National Peach Cobbler Day
April 14: National Pecan Day
April 15: National Glazed Spiral Ham Day
April 16: National Eggs Benedict Day
April 16: Day of the Mushroom
April 17: Healthy Kids Day
April 17: National Cheeseball Day
April 18: Animal Crackers Birthday
April 19: Garlic Day
April 19: National Amaretto Day
April 20: National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day
April 20: Lima Bean Respect Day
April 21: Chocolate Covered Cashew Truffle Day
April 22: Earth Day
April 22: National Jelly Bean Day
April 23: National Cherry Cheesecake Day
April 23: National Picnic Day
April 24: National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day
April 25: National Zucchini Bread Day
April 26: Gourmet Mac and Cheese Day
April 26: National Pretzel Day
April 27: National Prime Rib Day
April 28: National Blueberry Pie Day
April 29: National Shrimp Scampi Day
April 30: National Raisin Day

Source: http://www.thenibble.com/fun/more/facts/holidays-April.asp

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