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 cured pork. It may be eaten smoked, boiled, fried, baked, or grilled. Bacon is eaten on its own or can be eaten as a side dish or used as a minor ingredient to flavor the dishes. Meat from other animals, such as beef, lamb, chicken, goat, or turkey may also be cut, cured, and 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 a satisfying amount of bacon in various forms.

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 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 on a large and increasing scale.

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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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