National Pumpkin Pie Day
About National Pumpkin Pie Day
When is National Pumpkin Pie Day? This holiday is always observed on December 25
This December 25 holiday is a very, very special day. It’s National Pumpkin Pie Day. It celebrates one of America’s favorite pies. Pumpkin pie is steeped in holiday tradition. The peak consumption period for pumpkin pie begins at the fall harvest and lasts through to the Christmas meal and dessert.
One might wonder why celebrate this holiday on Christmas Day. If any holiday can steal a little attention from Christmas, it is National Pumpkin Pie Day. Unfortunately, we have yet to find the creator of this day. So, the timing remains a mystery. However, we are thankful for this special recognition, and will certainly have a little pumpkin pie with our whipped cream today.
Did you know? There are at least two Christmas songs that sing the tradition of eating pumpkin pie for the holidays. Those songs are :
- Home for the Holidays
- Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Recipe of the Day: Traditional Pumpkin Pie
Happy National Pumpkin Pie Day
….oh, and Merry Christmas, too!
How to Celebrate National Pumpkin Pie Day
- Buy pumpkin pie.
- Make a pumpkin pie from scratch.
- Include it on the Christmas dinner dessert table.
- Eat and enjoy it.
Ps. Don’t forget a dollop of whipped cream.
“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – – Henry David Thoreau
History and Origin of National Pumpkin Pie Day
Our extensive search has yet to discover any factual content on this very special day. And we are astounded that anyone would declare a holiday on Christmas Day. You would think it would not get any attention competing with Christmas for your attention. The folks at PumpkinNook.com believe that National Pie Day should be every day of the year.
There was some reference to this as a “National Day”. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
More About Today
Recipe of the Day:
May we suggest: Traditional Homemade Pumpkin Pie and Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie
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