National Canadian Bacon Day is celebrated on March 3 of every year. This day is popularly celebrated in Canada individually. Bacon is a meat dish prepared from the cured pork. Bacon may be eaten smoked, boiled, fried, baked, or grilled. Bacon is eaten on its own or can be eaten as the side dish or used as the minor ingredient to flavor the dishes. Meat from other animals, such as beef, lamb, chicken, goat, or turkey may also be cut, cured and are referred to as bacon. Back bacon refers to either smoked or unsmoked bacon cut from the boneless eye of pork loin which is the first Canadian bacon. Bacon is often eaten in breakfasts with cooked eggs or pancakes. Maple Syrup is commonly used as a flavoring while curing bacon in Canada. National Canadian Bacon Day is celebrated in Canada by having the satisfied amount of bacon in various form.
“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Doug Larson
History of National Canadian Bacon Day
There is no particular reason behind the creation of the this day. It is believed that peameal bacon is back bacon, brined and coated in fine cornmeal nowadays, but it was historically rolled in a meal made from ground dried peas. Later the product was used in many versatile recipes which would have opened to its popularity. People of the United States and Canada have bacon mania, i.e. consuming bacon in large and increasing scale.
Other Celebrations on March 3
March 3 is also celebrated as
- National Anthem Day
- What If Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day
- World Wildlife Day
- National Mulled Wine Day
- National Cold Cuts Day
- National I Want You to be Happy Day
- International Irish Whiskey Day
How to Celebrate the Day
Bacon is loved by most of the population of the United States and Canada. This day is celebrated by serving and enjoying bacon. Canadian bacon is considered to be the healthiest bacon so add this to the reason to hog more bacon on this day. Bacon day could be celebrated at its best by trying out traditional recipes of bacon. One can also organize a party based on the theme of bacon.
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