Category Archives: Food Holiday

National Indian Pudding Day

National Indian Pudding Day is celebrated on November 13th of each year. Like many food holidays, the staff at National Whatever Day were unable to discover the origins of National Indian Pudding Day. Indian pudding is a dessert made of cornmeal boiled with scaled milk, sweetened with molasses, and cooked slowly until thickened, then backed… Read More »

National Creamsicle Day

National Creamsicle Day is celebrated on August 14th of each year. The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to discover the origin of National Creamsicle Day. Creamsicle is a brand name for a different frozen dessert also owned by Unilever. Again on the same flat wooden stick, it is made as a single flat… Read More »

National Watermelon Day

National Watermelon Day is celebrated on August 3rd of each year. Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern Africa. The watermelon fruit, loosely considered a type of melon – although not in the genus Cucumis – has a smooth exterior rind (green, yellow and sometimes white) and a juicy, sweet interior flesh (usually… Read More »

National Hot Dog Day

Hot Dog Days are informal events that are celebrated in communities throughout the hotdog-eating world, including the USA, Canada, Great Britain and Australia. Their origin is obscure.  As the name suggests the festivals revolve around eating hot dogs, but usually there are many other activities such as wiener dog races, root beer chugging contests and… Read More »