Fun Food Holidays™ Today is December 5th
CDK is the home of the original Fun Food Holidays. This collection of food-related dates was created so every day would be a holiday. We have the most complete and up-to-date collection (even though others have tried to copy us) so check back each day for a new reason to celebrate food! National Sacher Torte Day
Created for a 19th century Austrian prince, Sacher torte contains layers of dense chocolate cake with apricot filling, chocolate frosting and whipped cream. A famous contribution from the Viennese culinary scene, today is National Sacher Torte Day! Dec 6 National Gazpacho Day
Today we're celebrating gazpacho, a chilled vegetable soup made of tomatoes, olive oil, vinegar, stale bread, and other finely chopped veggies. This Spanish export has inspired many varieties of gazpacho that differ greatly from the original, basic recipe. Check out CDK's many takes on gazpacho! Dec 6 Microwave Oven Day
Giving bachelors everywhere the means to eat, the original 'Radarange' is recognized today, National Microwave Oven Day. Microwave radiation excites water molecules in food or beverages in a process that has revolutionized food preparation in many countries. Search for CDK's many microwave-specific recipes! Dec 7 National Cotton Candy Day
Of all the ways to eat sugar, this one is unique. Introduced at the 1904 World's Fair and first called Fairy Floss, cotton candy is made of melted sugar, food coloring, and centrifugal force! Only the Industrial Age could have led us to this!