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DECEMBER 29, 2018 | TICK TOCK DAY | NATIONAL PEPPER POT DAY

TICK TOCK DAY

Tick Tock Day is observed annually on December 29th.

This Day reminds us only two days are remaining in the year.  Do you have any unfinished business that needs to be done in this calendar year?  Is there something big you want to accomplish yet this year?  Now is the time to finish up as the clock is ticking!

HOW TO OBSERVE

Complete any unfinished business from this year and use #TickTockDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Tick Tock was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy at Wellcat.com.

NATIONAL PEPPER POT DAY

Having been nicknamed as “the soup that won the war,” Pepper Pot has its very own day.  National Pepper Pot Day is observed annually on December 29th.

The winter of 1777 – 1778 was brutal.  The Continental Army was fighting for the newly formed country of the United States of America during the Revolutionary War.  As they were camped at Valley Forge on December 29th, 1777, George Washington asked the army’s chef to prepare a meal that would boost their morale and warm them.  The chef rounded up some peppercorn, small bits of meat, tripe and other ingredients and called it Pepper Pot Soup, also known as Philadelphia Pepper Pot Soup.

The meal was well received, and it was nicknamed “the soup that won the war.”

HOW TO OBSERVE

Enjoy this Authentic Pepper Pot Soup recipe.

Use #NationalPepperPotDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to identify the founder of National Pepper Pot Day. 

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