With a new month approaching, every foodie must be prepared to step up their game. No matter how small or obscure, there’s always something to celebrate every. single. day. We’ve got you covered this month with this national food holiday guide by giving you recipes or places in Boston to eat to celebrate all of these holidays. Of course, feel free to celebrate any way you want (as long as it involves eating).
So mark your calendars, call up your foodie friends, and get ready to eat, eat, eat.
March 1: National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
You can probably put peanut butter on almost anything and make it taste 10x better. From peanut butter sandwiches, to peanut butter bites, to freezer-made peanut butter fudge, the possibilities are endless.
#SpoonTip: Check out this DIY healthier peanut butter tutorial here.
March 2: National Banana Cream Pie Day
Pies just make the world a happier place. If you’re in Boston, get your pie day fix at Petsi Pies.
March 3: National Cold Cuts Day
If you’re not sure how to celebrate this holiday, check out these quick and easy sandwich recipes.
March 4: National Poundcake Day
What better way to gain the freshman 15 than with a pound cake, right?
March 5: National Cheese Doodle Day
Embrace the cheesiness by simply opening a tasty bag of of cheese doodles (AKA Cheetos) or trying out these finger-licking recipes.
March 6: National Oreo Day
March 7: National Cereal Day
Although cereal might be something you eat regularly, here are 10 ways you can take it one step further.
March 8: National Peanut Cluster Day
With this easy peanut butter clusters recipe, you just need 4 ingredients, and you’ve got one happy tummy.
March 9: National Crab Day
March 10: National Ranch Dressing Day
This may seem like an obscure food holiday at first, but not after you learn why ranch is the only condiment for any meal.
March 11: National “Eat Your Noodles” Day
We all know everyone loves noodles, but the real question is which type do you love the most? From Thai to Italian, try noodles in Boston at Pho Basil, Penang, Pad Thai Cafe, Pikaichi, or Trattoria Il Panino.
March 12: National Milky Way Day
Try this Milky Way melts recipe — it’s out of this world.
March 13: National Chicken Noodle Soup Day
Nothing beats a heart-warming chicken noodle soup, especially when it can easily be made in a crock pot.
March 14: National Potato Chip Day
March 15: National Peanut Lovers’ Day
If you’re nuts enough for peanuts, try out this old bay peanuts recipe.
March 16: National Artichoke Heart Day
March 17: National “Eat Like an Irishman” Day
March 18: National Sloppy Joe Day
The classic American creation that you can easily create with this simple recipe.
March 19: National Oatmeal Cookie Day
March 20: National Ravioli Day
You can never go wrong with ravioli. In Boston, where Italian food is practically a staple, try it at Rino’s Place.
March 21: National Crunchy Taco Day
Not just taco, but crunchy tacos. Important difference.
March 22: National Water Day
Let’s raise a glass (or more) to hydration. To take it up a notch, check out these natural flavors that can spice up your water.
March 23: National Chips and Dip Day
March 24: National Cake Pop Day
Why limit yourself to just regular cake when you could step it up with cake pops?
March 25: National International Waffle Day
March 26: National Nougat Day
You can find nougats in various American chocolates, such as Snickers, Milky Way, or 3 Musketeers. However, if you want to try an authentic Italian nougat, try it at Modern Pastry in Boston’s North End.
March 27: National World Whisky Day
Well it’s Whisky Day so you have to drink right? Do it the right way, and make any (or all) of these three whisky cocktails.
March 28: National Black Forest Cake Day
It isn’t about whether or not you should eat a black forest cake, it’s about how many slices you should have. Check out this mouth-watering black forest cake recipe and you’ll understand why.
March 29: National Chiffon Cake Day
Two consecutive cake days? Even better. Get a slice at Cafe Madeleine in Boston’s South End.
March 30: National Turkey Neck Soup Day
Take a break from the classic chicken soup and try the turkey version instead.
March 31: National Oyster on the Half Shell Day
End the month right with these pearls of wisdom. Boston’s full of oyster places, but try them at Loco Tacqueria & Oyster Bar.