National Crown Of Roast Pork Day
National Crown of Roast Pork Day is a holiday that’s observed annually on March 7th. What’s a crown roast of pork, you ask? Well, it’s a bunch of pork ribs that are formed into a fancy circle and then tied up by a butcher. It makes a really elegant presentation for dinner parties and other special occasions—which is probably why it has earned its own holiday.
Anyone looking to observe this holiday can do so by ordering one of these special roasts from their butcher or by taking the time to learn how to make one themselves. And of course, once you’ve prepared one of these roasts and have cooked it, then it’s time to invite people over for a party.
Fun Facts About Pork
Pork is one of the most widely eaten meats in the entire world. That’s why we’ve decided to do some research about it and list some of the things we’ve learned about it below. Let’s take a look at the following facts about pork before we move on to making a crown of roast pork.
- The average American will eat the equivalent of almost 30 pigs over the course of their lifetime.
- April 15th is Glazed Ham Day.
- The number one sandwich eaten in the U.S is the ham sandwich.
- Denmark has twice as many pigs as they do people.
- Pork is higher in protein than chicken.
- Insulin is made using pigs.
- A pig’s squeal is louder than the engine of a Concorde Jet.
- Pigs have the best smell of any farm animal.
Observing National Crown Of Roast Pork Day
On this day people are going to want to serve something special with the crown of roast pork. What goes with this spectacular dish? There are a ton of sides that can be served with this dish.
These include mashed potatoes, applesauce, radicchio, and plum salad, roasted potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roasted carrots, or red cabbage salad. It’s also a good idea to serve this roast with a nice wine or maybe even some cocktails.