Everybody loves a good holiday. And everyone enjoys eating yummy foods. Luckily for us all, there is a way to combine these two universal pleasures. Because apparently, nearly every day of the calendar year is a secret national holiday devoted to celebrating one tasty food or another. And while you probably won’t get the day off from work, that doesn’t mean you can commemorate the occasion by indulging in the food of the day. Here are some delicious food holidays in May.
May 13: National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
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Mmm. Is there anything more satisfying than the smell of freshly baking buttermilk biscuits? We think not. Outside of North America, the word biscuit usually implies a cookie-like treat. But here in the United States, a biscuit is a soft, leavened quick bread, meaning that it generally doesn’t call for yeast. These buttery, flaky treats are a wonderful way to impress your family at Sunday morning brunch. Serve with jam and butter.
May 20: Pick Strawberries Day
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This day in May isn’t merely devoted to the sweet, red berry. Rather, May 20th is all about going out and picking some strawberries yourself. Strawberry picking is the perfect activity for a romantic first date or for the whole family to enjoy. All you’ll need is a cute basket, a hat and shades, and some clothes you can rough up, and you’ll be ready to harvest this classic summer fruit in no time.