Food Related Holidays - January 2023

Food Related Holidays - January 2023

It seems that every day is a special day for something. Especially when it comes to our favorite (or not so favorite) foods. created a list of special food related holidays that you may not be aware of.

By the way, it is also National Slow Cooking Month, National Soup Month and National Sunday Supper Month

For fun, pick some of your favorites and served them on their national day.

January Food Related National Days

1 – National Bloody Mary Day

4 – National Spaghetti Day

6 – National Shortbread Day

7 – National Tempura Day

9 – National Apricot Day

10 – National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

       National Oysters Rockefeller Day

11 – National Milk Day

12 – National Curried Chicken Day

13 – National Peach Melba Day

14 – National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

15 – National Bagel Day

       National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

16 – National Fig Newton Day

18 – National Peking Duck Day  

19 – National Popcorn Day

20 – National Cheese Lover’s Day

21 – National Granola Bar Day

22 – National Blonde Brownie Day

23 – National Pie Day

24 – National Peanut Butter Day

27 – National Chocolate Cake Day

28 – National Blueberry Pancake Day

30 – National Croissant Day

31 – National Hot Chocolate Day


Source: National Day Calendar



Bill Rice is Co-Founder and Publisher of the Great Family Cookbook Project, a website that helps families and individuals collect, preserve and share food memories by creating their own printed personal cookbooks. He is the author of The Wellfleet Oyster Cookbook (Available on Amazon) and the Cape Cod Cocktail Cookbook, both created using He is also editor of the Donovan Family Cookbook, now it’s third printing.

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