June Food Holidays You Didn’t Know Existed But None More Important than Sarah’s Birthday

It’s a good thing I don’t actually have a job.

Otherwise, these utterly useless-to-everyone-but-me personal side projects that pop up at the spur of the moment and take up every waking second of my work day would cost me my job.

Wait, this is my job. Dammit, I’m going to have to have a little talk with myself.

So, yes, in keeping with my extreme train taste trainspotting-esque tendencies that lead to such things as listing corkage fees for every restaurant in LA or calendaring every food+wine event in LA or verbally abusing nouns like “calendar,” I am now obsessively, compulsively keeping track of every “food holiday” that we could and should celebrate during the month of June because if there is one month that we should be celebrating every f**king day, it is June, if not for my birthday, then at least for National Doughnut Day.

As a side note, I momentarily lost all control of my senses and resolved to celeblogging every single one of these holidays, but then I remembered who I are. Right.

We’ll see how many consecutive months I can keep this up before I’m forced to fire myself.

(For anyone who cares to know, the doughnuts in the photo above are from some fancy doughnut store in Orange County. My sister bought them on the morning of my nephew’s First Birthday party. I ate it while I was getting hair and makeup done. Yes, “getting did.” I spent more time getting done for my nephew’s first birthday party than I did for either of my sisters’ weddings.)

June is National [Insert Something Weird Yet Wonderful Here] Month

  • California Avocado Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National Dairy Month
  • National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National Horseradish Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Iced Tea Month
  • National Papaya Month
  • National Seafood Month
  • National Turkey Lover’s Month

Holidays and Commemorative Days in June

  • June 1: National Hazelnut Cake Day
  • June 2: National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
  • June 3: National Egg Day
  • June 3, 2016: National Donut Day (1st Friday in June)
  • June 4: National Cheese Day
  • June 4: National Frozen Yogurt Day
  • June 4: National Cognac Day
  • June 5: National Gingerbread Day
  • June 6: National Applesauce Cake Day
  • June 7: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • June 8: Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day
  • June 9: National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day
  • June 10: Herbs & Spice Day
  • June 10: National Iced Tea Day
  • June 10: National Black Cow Day
  • June 11: National German Chocolate Cake Day
  • June 12: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • June 13: Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
  • June 14: National Strawberry Shortcake Day
  • June 15: National Lobster Day
  • June 16: National Fudge Day
  • June 17: Eat All Your Veggies Day
  • June 17: National Apple Strudel Day
  • June 18: National Cherry Tart Day
  • June 18: International Picnic Day
  • June 19: National Dry Martini Day
  • June 20: National Vanilla Milkshake Day
  • June 21: National Peaches and Cream Day
  • June 22: National Chocolate Eclair Day
  • June 23: National Pecan Sandy Day
  • June 24: National Pralines Day
  • June 25: National Strawberry Parfait Day
  • June 26: National Chocolate Pudding Day
  • June 27: National Indian Pudding Day
  • June 27: National Orange Blossom Day
  • June 28: National Tapioca Day
  • June 29: National Almond ButterCrunch Day
  • June 30: National Ice Cream Soda Day
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