Food holidays are a great way to spice up an otherwise mundane or ordinary day. But during the summer, when you’re dealing with school vacation and active kids, they are a great way to get your kids excited about everything from sweet snacks to trying new foods. Below are all of the July Food Holidays with a pretty calendar to hang on your refrigerator.
And don’t worry, there are a few special July Food Holidays just for adults. You’re welcome 😉
Unusual Food Holidays in July
I’ll admit, there are a few foods above that I wasn’t familiar with. So I did the research for you and found out a little bit about each of the more unusual July Foods Holidays.
Anisette is more commonly known as Anise. Anisette’s flavor tastes a lot like black licorice and is made from the seeds of an Anise plant.
It’s obviously not for everyone. But you never know until you try. A few things to know about Anisette:
- It’s used to flavor Sambuca
- Tastes and smells like licorice
- Has anti-inflammatory and digestive properties
Grand Marnier is an orange liqueur in the curaçao tradition. It’s not the same as Cointreau. Unlike Grand Marnier, Cointreau is a triple sec (an orange-flavored liqueur that originated in France).
So what do you use Grand Marnier for? Cocktails of course! Below are a few delicious Grand Marnier cocktails to spruce up your July with.
Penuche Fudge is a fudge-like candy. It’s typically made with brown sugar, butter, milk, and usually nuts. here are a few interesting facts about this not-so-well-known candy:
- The name for Penuche fudge comes from Latin. the Latin word for panicle or panicula.
- It’s tannish in color
- Tastes similar to caramel
So everyone knows scotch. But do you know the difference between scotch and whiskey? Here are a few key differences:
- Whiskey (spelled whisky in Scotland and Canada) is made from wheat, rye, corn, or barley.
- Scotch is whiskey made in Scotland. It’s typically made from barley or a mix of grains.
- Finally, bourbon is a type of whiskey made in the United States. However, it has a much more rigid set of standards attached to it. Most of the bourbon (95%) is made in Kentucky.
What Food Holidays in July will you celebrate?
Print the below calendar to hang on your fridge by clicking here.
If you do something fun for one of these July Food Holidays, let us know by leaving a comment below.
And for next year, make sure to bookmark our article on June Food Holidays! Until next time: Stay salty, and sweet 😉