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Cooking with Ease: Make the Most of Fall Food Holidays

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 30, 2022) October is an easy month to celebrate. It’s the beginning of fall, State Fair season, high school football, cooler weather. But it also boasts a list of food holidays!

At this point, you may be wondering what a food holiday is. Well, it’s a real-life designated holiday made to celebrate certain foods. You can honor these foods by trying out a new recipe, going to your favorite restaurant or even tasting it for the very first time. Any excuse to eat good food and have a bash with your people!

I’ve compiled a list of the best October food holidays; some days even have multiple foods! Happy celebrating!!

October 1

National Pumpkin Spice Day

 

October 3

National Soft Taco Day

If you have time for the line, Taco Casa has a pretty darn traditional soft taco.

 

October 7

National Frappe Day

 

October 11 

National Sausage Pizza Day

The “Three Little Pigs” at Zanata would be a great pick!

 

October 12

National Gumbo Day

Dodie’s at The Harbor has seafood gumbo and non-seafood gumbo!

 

Pumpkin Pie Day

Get the Pumpkin Smash at Bonafide Bettie’s Pie Shop on Washington St. in Downtown Rockwall

 

October 17 

National Pasta Day

 

October 18 

National Chocolate Cupcake Day

Have you tried Sweet Face Sugar Shoppe in Royse City? Their cupcakes are awesome.

 

October 23 

National Boston Cream Pie Day

 

October 24 

National Bologna Day

Make that sandwich!

 

October 28 

National Chocolate Day

Rocky Mountain Chocolate at The Harbor has all the options.

 

October 29 

National Oatmeal Day

 

October 30 

National Candy Corn Day

Pro tip, mix candy corn and salted peanuts in a bowl. You can thank me later!

 

October 31

National Caramel Apple Day

 

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