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April 24, 2022 - NATIONAL PIGS-IN-A-BLANKET DAY – NATIONAL PET PARENTS DAY

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APRIL 24, 2022 | NATIONAL PIGS-IN-A-BLANKET DAY | NATIONAL PET PARENTS DAY

NATIONAL PIGS-IN-A-BLANKET DAY – April 24

NATIONAL PIGS-IN-A-BLANKET DAY

On April 24, observe National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day with just a few ingredients. Celebrated across the world, the term often refers to a variety of different dishes. In the United States, Pigs-in-a-Blanket is often hot dogs or sausages wrapped in biscuit or croissant dough and baked. Pigs-in-a-Blanket are generally served as an appetizer or as breakfast. However, it can be served at any mealtime! Read more…

NATIONAL PET PARENTS DAY – Last Sunday in April

NATIONAL PET PARENTS DAY

On the last Sunday in April, National Pet Parents Day recognizes the pet parents who go the extra mile to care for their fur babies. There is a very special connection, a unique bond, between a pet and its owner. This unique relationship, which can often last for many years, is often a vital part of the ‘pet parents’ life. Their loved pets are considered to be a member of the family. Read more…


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Recipe of the Day

Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a Blanket
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Makes: 40

Ingredients

28-ounce package of cocktail franks
2 8-ounce packages of crescent roll dough
Dipping sauces

Instructions

Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Unroll crescent rolls onto a cutting surface. Use a pizza cutter to cut each triangle into three smaller triangles.

Pat the cocktail franks dry with paper towels. Wrap each frank with the pastry beginning with the wide end of the triangle. Place the frank point down on the baking sheet.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with dipping sauces.

April 24th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1800

Congress approves funds for the creation of the Library of Congress.

1901

The Chicago White Stockings open the American League’s inaugural season with a win at home. They beat the Cleveland Blues 8-2.

1967

Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies during the re-entry of the Soyuz 1. The controversial mission was launched under questionable conditions, and Komarov may have known his death was imminent.

April 24th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays

Robert Bailey Thomas – 1766

In 1792, Thomas began producing The Farmer’s Almanac, one of the longest published periodicals in the United States. It was later called The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Faye Dancer – 1925

The right-handed outfielder played six seasons in the All American Girls Baseball League. Her speed lent her an advantage both in fielding and around the bases. Her best season for stealing bases was in 1948 when she stole 108 bases.

Barbara Streisand – 1942

The American singer, actress, and filmmaker’s career has spanned seven decades. She has earned critical and popular acclaim on both stage and screen, winning awards across the spectrum. Her accolades include Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, and Tony awards among several others.

Chipper Jones – 1972

The third baseman played 23 years in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves. In 1990, the Atlanta Braves drafted Jones in the first round, and in 1995 he brought home a World Series Championship. He’s also an eight-time All-Star and a two-time Silver Slugger.

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