National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day - April 24
Wed, Apr 24, 2024

National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day

Different associations are caused by this strangely named holiday. Only lovers of this delicious full meal know for sure National Pigs in a Blanket Day is an occasion to please with an additional portion of hot dogs. A feast of abundant food is celebrated on April 24.

The History

The treat was invented by British workers in the field in the XVII century. People figured out how to have a quick, satisfying snack to add strength for their hard physical labor. In 1957, a cookbook appeared that outlined a recipe for this simple nutritious dish. The author was Betty Crocker. She shared the secret of cooking a dish that gained incredible popularity and became an indispensable snack at parties, the buffet table, and picnics.

Fun Facts

Originally, Pigs in a Blanket Day was a dish for children who refused eating well.

  1. On this holiday, ordinary Americans, not professional chefs, participate in culinary tournaments. Various ingredients from the refrigerator are used for cooking pies with a meat filling and pancakes.
  2. Vegetables and a spicy sauce are necessary additions.
  3. Pigs in a Blanket Day have various options. The dish looks elegant, worthy of presentation in an expensive restaurant.

Share funny, interesting stories about when you first tried pigs in a blanket, or started experimenting in the kitchen by adding sausage to dough.

When National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day celebrated in 2024?

National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day is observed on April 24 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday April 24 2024
Thursday April 24 2025