Celebrate May with Food


Happy May Day! At Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB), we're all about farm, family, and FOOD. That's why we're celebrating all the food holidays packed into May. Check them out!

From leg of lamb to macaroons, each day and week in May is devoted to a delicious food item. May is the National month for:

  • Asparagus
  • Barbeque
  • Chocolate Custard
  • Egg
  • Hamburger
  • Salad
  • Salsa
  • Strawberry

Here's a chart of the foods for each day. Try them all out, or just pick one, and go food crazy! (Be sure to check out May 11.)

May 1: National Chocolate Parfait Day

May 2: National Truffles Day

May 3: National Raspberry Tart Day

May 4: National Homebrew, Orange Juice, and Candied Orange Peel Day

May 5: National Chocolate Custard and Hoagie Day

May 6: National Crêpes Suzette Day

May 7: National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

May 8 National Coconut Cream Pie, Empanada, and Have A Coke Day

May 9: National Butterscotch Brownie and Moscato Day

May 10: National Shrimp Day

May 11: Eat what You Want Day

May 12: National Nutty Fudge Day

May 13: National Apple Pie and Fruit Cocktail Day

May 14: National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

May 15: National Chocolate Chip Cookie and National Hummus Day

May 16: National Coquilles St. Jacques Day

May 17: National Cherry Cobbler Day

May 18: National Cheese Soufflé Day

May 19: National Devil’s Food Cake and World Baking Day

May 20: National Quiche Lorraine and Pick Strawberries Day

May 21: National Strawberries and Cream Day

May 22: National Vanilla Pudding Day

May 23: National Taffy Day

May 24: National Escargot Day

May 25: National Brown-Bag-It and Wine Day

May 26: National Blueberry Cheesecake and Cherry Dessert Day

May 27: National Grape Popsicle Day

May 28: National Brisket and Hamburger Day

May 30: National Mint Julep Day

May 31: National Macaroon Day

Check out our Pinterest page for recipe ideas for a number of these delicious foods. And enjoy that chocolate parfait!

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