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National Roast Suckling Pig Day

Suckling Pig

About National Roast Suckling Pig Day

When is National Roast Suckling Pig Day? This holiday is always observed on December 18

What’s for dinner tonight!? Who would have ever thought we’d ever be celebrating a pig of any kind or for any reason? And, not just any pig, specifically a suckling pig. National Roast Suckling Pig Day is a delicious December 18 holiday to enjoy and remember. While everyone is running around, frantically preparing for the holidays, mom or grandma is busy in the kitchen. She has taken a break from the hubbub to cook a fancy meal…. a roasted suckling pig. As you read this, how many of you thought to yourselves… “Yeah, right… fat chance that will happen.”

In case you didn’t know….  a “Suckling Pig”, also called “Sucking Pig”, is a young piglet that has not yet been weaned from its mother.

Roasting a whole pig takes a long time and is a fair amount of work, even a small one. But, the result is well worth it. If you are too busy to roast a pig today, take a well-deserved break. Go out to a local restaurant and order a roasted suckling pig dinner. It’s quicker and easier!

Have a happy and delicious National Roast Suckling Pig Day!!!

How to Celebrate National Roast Suckling Pig Day

  • Roast a suckling pig for dinner tonight. 
  • Invite lots of people. This young pig will serve up to 20 people.
  • Tour a farm and see pigs in their normal environment.
  • Adopt a pig as a pet. They’re so cute.
  • If you are too busy with the activities of the holiday season, go for a quicker meal. How about BLTs or a ham sandwich?

Today's Quote

“Whenever I’m stuck in traffic, I can’t help but wonder ‘Where did the creator of The Jetsons go, and why hasn’t he done something about this?” – – Jimmy Fallon

History and Origin of National Roast Suckling Pig Day

We found absolutely no factual information on the National Roast Suckling Pig Day holiday. We speculate that a family or corporate holiday party just in advance of Christmas, was the origin of this special day.

There was some reference to this as a “National Day”. This author cannot imagine congress authorizing this as a national day. Can you!? Most food-related holidays are called “National”. However, we found no congressional records or presidential proclamations.

Definition of “National” Days – And why it is important to distinguish true national days.

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