Food Holidays in May!

Happy May!  Here’s a list of the food holidays for May, just in case you are curious.

May is . . .

  • National Asparagus Month
  • National Barbeque Month
  • National Chocolate Custard Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Gazpacho Aficionado Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Mediterranean Diet Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Salsa Month
  • National Strawberry Month
  • National Vinegar Month

Additionally specific weeks in May also have some special designations:

  • National Raisin Week (1st week)
  • National Herb Week (1st week)
  • National Hamburger Week (2nd week)
  • International Pickles Week (3rd week)
  • National Frozen Yogurt Week (4th week)
  • American Beer Week (4th week)

And then, there are the daily festivities
May 1: National Chocolate Parfait Day
May 2: National Truffles Day
May 3: National Raspberry Tart Day
May 4: National Homebrew Day
May 4: National Orange Juice Day
May 4: National Candied Orange Peel Day
May 5: National Chocolate Custard Day
May 5: National Hoagie Day
May 5: Cinco de Mayo
May 6: National Crepes Suzette Day
May 6: International No-Diet Day
May 7: National Roast Leg of Lamb Day
May 8: National Coconut Cream Pie Day
May 8: National Empanada Day
May 8: Have a Coke Day
May 9: National Butterscotch Brownie Day
May 9: National Moscato Day
May 10: National Shrimp Day
May 11: Eat What You Want Day
May 12: National Nutty Fudge Day
May 13: National Apple Pie Day
May 13: National Fruit Cocktail Day
May 14: National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
May 15: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
May 16: National Hummus Day
May 16: National Coquilles St. Jacques Day
May 17: National Cherry Cobbler Day
May 18: National Cheese Souffle Day
May 19: National Devil’s Food Cake Day
May 19: World Baking Day
May 20: National Quiche Lorraine Day
May 20: Pick Strawberries Day
May 21: National Strawberries and Cream Day
May 22: National Vanilla Pudding Day
May 23: National Taffy Day
May 24: National Escargot Day
May 25: National Brown Bag-It Day
May 25: National Wine Day
May 26: National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
May 26: National Cherry Dessert Day
May 27: National Grape Popsicle Day
May 28: National Brisket Day
May 28: National Hamburger Day
May 29: National Coq au Vin Day
May 30: National Mint Julep Day
May 31: National Macaroon


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