The Most Outrageous Food Holidays That People Actually Celebrate on Instagram
NATIONAL CURRIED CHICKEN DAY
Whether you're making it from home or ordering it from a restaurant, the only way to observe this national holiday is to eat curried chicken and post a photo of it.
NATIONAL MARZIPAN DAY
Because apparently we need an entire day dedicated to almond paste...
NATIONAL FIG NEWTON DAY
The holiday still exists for these energy cookies, but the brand dropped the name "fig" from their label years ago.
NATIONAL HOT BUTTERED RUM DAY
We're all for warm cocktails, but we prefer to drink them all through the winter months, not just on one day in January.
PEKING DUCK DAY
Staring at photos of this chinese delicacy definitely doesn't make this holiday any easier to stomach.
RETURN SHOPPING CARTS TO THE SUPERMARKET MONTH
Apparently during all the other months stealing grocery carts is okay.
NATIONAL MOLASSES BAR DAY
Even though molasses has been a historically loved ingredient, we can't imagine that people are jumping out of their seats to celebrate this holiday.
NATIONAL PLUM PUDDING DAY
Traditionally, this British dessert is the perfect way to top off a Christmas dinner, but for some reason, its holiday is in February.
NATIONAL FROG LEGS DAY
In case you needed an excuse to try it...
NATIONAL SAUCE MONTH
Apparently, there's no such thing as too much sauce, because there's an entire month dedicated to all the different liquid varieties.
NATIONAL CHEESE DOODLE DAY
Cheetos are having a moment right now, so naturally there's an entire day dedicated to the artificial orange dust.
NATIONAL ARTICHOKE HEARTS DAY
Peel back the layers of this plant and celebrate by placing it atop of a pizza or in a dip.
NATIONAL CRUNCHY TACO DAY
This is the first of three taco-related holidays in America.
NATIONAL "EAT LIKE AN IRISHMAN" DAY
If you like shepherd's pie, you'll love this holiday.
NATIONAL TURKEY NECK SOUP DAY
Yes, you read that right.
NATIONAL FRESH CELERY MONTH
Should we have a holiday dedicated to non-fresh celery, too?
NATIONAL CORDON BLEU DAY
No matter which variation this dish takes, the entire holiday is dedicated toward a piece of cheese wrapped in a piece of ham that's stuffed in a butterflied chicken breast.
NATIONAL CHINESE ALMOND COOKIE DAY
Whether you're baking them from home or purchasing them from a store, these cookies are usually a staple for celebrating Chinese New Year, which is not in April.
NATIONAL BAKED HAM WITH PINEAPPLE DAY
Because this fruit apparently belongs on anything...
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE-COVERED CASHEW DAY
Not to be confused with National [plain] Cashew Day on November 23.
NATIONAL LIVER AND ONIONS DAY
Yes, people actually photograph this and share it on Instagram.
NATIONAL CANDIED ORANGE PEEL DAY
If you like citrus and chocolate this is the day for you.
NATIONAL NUTTY FUDGE DAY
Unfortunately, there is no national day for non-nutty fudge.
NATIONAL ROAST LEG OF LAMB DAY
This holiday is for all the meat lovers out there.
NATIONAL "EAT WHAT YOU WANT" DAY
Isn't this every day? Asking for a friend...
NATIONAL ITALIAN BEEF DAY
We guess beef hailing from other countries doesn't deserve any recognition.
NATIONAL KITCHEN KLUTZES OF AMERICA DAY
Just in case you weren't embarassed enough when you left the lid off the blender, there's an entire holiday dedicated to your mishaps.
NATIONAL ALMOND BUTTERCRUNCH DAY
In case you were wondering what almond buttercrunch is, it's a chocolate-covered toffee with almond sprinkles.
NATIONAL PECAN SANDY DAY
Cookie lovers rejoice!
NATIONAL PENUCHE DAY
Kudos to whoever thought this very specific type of fudge deserves an entire day of recognition.
NATIONAL JULIENNE FRIES DAY
The national food holiday calendar has spoken, and apparently all the other types of fries can just fall under the National French Fry Day (July 13) umbrella.
NATIONAL POTS DE CREME DAY
At least this French custard is highly Instagramabble.
NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY
Chop suey literally means, "assorted pieces," so, happy National Assorted Pieces Day.
NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY
Because a single is never enough...
NATIONAL "GRITS FOR BREAKFAST" DAY
Aren't grits always meant to be eaten at breakfast?
NATIONAL WELSH RAREBIT DAY
Even though "rarebit" means "rabbit," there's no rabbit in this cheese-toasted dish.
NATIONAL "I LOVE FOOD" DAY
Pretty sure most people celebrate this holiday every day of every year.