Observed each year on March 28, National Something on a Stick Day is a food holiday that lets you use your creative talents. Once you get started, the possibilities are endless. Foods that comes on a stick are fun and easy to eat.
There isn’t much that can’t be put on a stick when talking about food. Soup might be that one exception, though if it were flavorful frozen we might make an exception.
From cool summer treats like the Popsicle to frozen food staples like the corn dog, food on a stick is one of the world’s great inventions. Fresh fruit kabobs and skewers of grilled veggies and meat are both summer favorites.
Street fairs and food trucks have created a variety of recipes made to go on a stick that take us from breakfast to after party hunger with flavor combinations that sometimes make us wonder why we haven’t tried that before! Whether it is fresh and healthy or breaded and deep fried, menu choices are broad and plentiful for National Something on a Stick Day.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Get inventive and create your own combination. How about grilled pear on a stick? Or perhaps meat and cheese squares or brownie and marshmallows bites? Have a creative breakfast, lunch and/or dinner and have fun with the day!!
Did You Know…
…that the ancient Greeks used sticks or skewers to cook their meat?