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March Food Holidays

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Ready to leave your winter blues behind? Celebrate the start of spring by refreshing your seasonal menu with March food holidays. From peanut butter to ravioli, this special month is the perfect time to satisfy your customers’ taste buds with sweet and savory eats. Plus, these unique food holidays can be adapted to fit any menu or cuisine type, making it easy to update your menu all season long.

March 1
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 2
National Banana Cream Pie Day

March 3
National Cold Cuts Day

March 4
National Poundcake Day

March 5
National Cheese Doodle Day

March 6
National Oreo Day

March 7
National Cereal Day

March 8
National Peanut Cluster Day

March 9
National Crab Day

March 10
National Ranch Dressing Day

March 11
National “Eat Your Noodles” Day

March 12
National Milky Way Day

March 13
National Chicken Noodle Soup Day

March 14
National Potato Chip Day

March 15
National Peanut Lovers’ Day

March 16
National Artichoke Heart Day

March 17
National “Eat Like an Irishman” Day

March 18
National Sloppy Joe Day

March 19
National Oatmeal Cookie Day

March 20
National Ravioli Day

March 21
National Crunchy Taco Day

March 22
National Water Day

March 23
National Chips and Dip Day

March 24
National Tortilla Chip Day

March 25
National International Waffle Day

March 26
National Nougat Day

March 27
National World Whisky Day

March 28
National Black Forest Cake Day

March 29
National Chiffon Cake Day

March 30
National Turkey Neck Soup Day

March 31
National Clam Day

January Food Holidays

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Start the New Year off by refreshing your everyday menu and seasonal selections with these festive January food holidays. From apricots to specialty coffees, you can impress your guests with new and unique menu selections all month long.

January 1
National Bloody Mary Day

January 2
National Cream Puff Day

January 3
National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

January 4
National Spaghetti Day

January 5
National Whipped Cream Day

January 6
National Shortbread Day

January 7
National Tempura Day

January 8
National English Toffee Day

January 9
National Apricot Day

January 10
National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

January 11
National Milk Day

January 12
National Glazed Doughnut Day

 January 13
National Gluten-Free Day

January 14
National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

January 15
National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

January 16
National Fig Newton Day

January 17
National Hot Buttered Rum Day

January 18
National Gourmet Coffee Day

January 19
National Popcorn Day

January 20
National Cheese Lover’s Day

January 21
National Granola Bar Day

January 22
National Southern Food Day

January 23
National Rhubarb Pie Day

January 24
National Peanut Butter Day

January 25
National Irish Coffee Day

January 26
National Peanut Brittle Day

January 27
National Chocolate Cake Day

January 28
National Blueberry Pancake Day

January 29
National Corn Chip Day

January 30
National Croissant Day

Candy Cane Meringue Cookies

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Looking for a simple holiday treat to impress your guests? These eye-catching candy cane meringue cookies are the perfect addition to your dessert menu. The flavor of sweet peppermint embodies the taste of the season and can easy be paired with specialty hot chocolates or coffees on your menu. Plus, you can package these sweet treats in festive holiday boxes to encourage impulse buys at the register.

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • ¾ cup superfine sugar
  • Pinch of cream of tartar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 drops red food coloring

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Beat egg whites until frothy.
  3. Beat in sugar, cream of tartar, and salt until stiff peaks form.
  4. Add peppermint extract and swirl in 2 drops red food coloring.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls and bake approximately 1 hour.
  6. Turn off the oven and keep meringues inside the unit for 2 hours to dry.