National Pig In A Blanket Day is celebrated across the world on April 24 of every year. Pig in a blanket is a dish made by wrapping pork sausage in bacon, and it is most common during Christmas. This dish is made with different variations in different parts of the world. Children of America enjoy this dish for generations. In the Untied States, pigs in blankets are often baked by wrapping hot dogs or sausages in biscuit dough, croissant dough or a pancake. These are usually made small and are served as an appetizer, though it can be served in any three mealtimes. These are also found with little differences in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Canada, and Japan.
“I am not an intellectual. An intellectual is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso, whereas I just say pass the mustard.” – Sebastian Horsley
History of National Pig In A Blanket Day
The creator and history behind the creation of National Pig In A Blanket Day are not known still. However, the record of a pig in a blanket was first found in the cookbook of Betty Crocker’s Cooking for Kids in 1957. The simple recipe became famous all around the world. Although the origin of the name is not found yet, it is assumed that pig in a blanket is a traditional dish for Christmas in Britain, and are often served with a similar recipe called devils on horseback. So it must have been originated from Britain.
Other Celebrations on April 24
April 24 is also celebrated as
- Firefly Day
- National Poem in Your Pocket Day
- Fashion Revolution Day
- National Go Birding Day
- World Veterinary Day
- Save The Frogs Day
- National Sense of Smell Day
- International Marconi Day
How to Celebrate the Day
Pig In A Blanket is a delicious dish and honor them by having some of them. National Pig In A Blanket Day can be celebrated by organizing a small cocktail party with the pig in a blanket accompanied by a mustard or aioli dipping sauce. You can prepare this dish in any variation you like and serve it with ketchup. The best part of the pig in a blanket is its flexibility, so don’t hesitate to run your creativity while making them, because whatever you end up with is right. You can enjoy them while relishing your childhood memories with your kith and kin. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about National Pig In A Blanket Day by using the hashtag #PigInABlanketDay.
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