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National Cheddar Fries Day

National Cheddar Fries Day is here! Get ready for a cheesy indulgence with these delicious recipes - perfect for any occasion!
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April 20
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Get ready to indulge in some delicious cheddar fries on National Cheddar Fries Day on April 20! This holiday has been around since the late 1990s, when it was first created to honor one of America's favorite snacks. Whether you like them plain or with a side of ranch dressing, these golden and gooey delights are sure to satisfy your cravings. So grab your friends and family and celebrate National Cheddar Fries Day by chowing down on some cheesy goodness!

History of National Cheddar Fries Day

National Cheddar Fries Day Dates

National Cheddar Fries Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1600s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cheddar Cheese Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cheddar cheese was first produced in the 17th century in the English village of Cheddar. This cheese forms a major ingredient of the modern cheddar fries.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1802</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Thomas Jefferson's Fries</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Thomas Jefferson served "potatoes fried in the French manner" at a White House dinner, pioneering the popularity of fried potatoes, a precursor to fries, in America.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1952</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Creation of Cheese Fries</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first known cheese fries dish, using melted processed cheese, was served at The Dairy Queen in 1952--the genesis for modern cheddar fries.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Popularization of Cheddar Fries</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the late 1990s, with the rise of popular food chains, cheddar fries gained fame as a beloved comfort food across America.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1998</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Cheddar Fries Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Cheddar Fries day was first celebrated in 1998 to honor this delightful snack. This delicious holiday continues to be celebrated every year on April 20th.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Cheddar Fries Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own cheddar fries</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab a few potatoes, some cheese, and fry up some homemade cheddar fries. You can find recipes online for all types of variations, like chili cheese fries, bacon and cheddar fries, or even jalapeño cheddar fries.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for cheddar fries</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Search Yelp for restaurants that serve up cheddar fries - now you can enjoy your favorite dish without the hassle of making it yourself. Some restaurants even serve unique flavors like nacho cheese fries or sour cream and onion fries.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a cooking class</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Sign up for a cooking course and learn how to make the perfect batch of crispy cheddar fries from scratch. You'll be able to impress your friends with your new skills!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a National Cheddar Fries Day party. Try out different recipes, have a contest to see who can make the best version, or just enjoy the company while munching on everyone’s creations.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a food festival</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out local food festivals to see if any vendors are serving up cheddar fries. You'll get to sample all kinds of delicious dishes while celebrating National Cheddar Fries Day in style.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Cheddar Fries Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cheddar fries are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>It's hard to deny the deliciousness of cheddar fries. The combination of the savory flavor of the cheese and the crispy potatoes make for a perfect snack or side dish. Add bacon, jalapenos, or any other toppings, and you've got an irresistible treat!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cheddar fries are easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making your own cheddar fries is surprisingly easy. All you need is some potatoes, cheese, oil and seasonings - you can even mix it up by using your favorite cheese (cheddar, Colby jack, Swiss) and herbs (parsley, rosemary).</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cheddar fries pair well with any meal</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Cheddar fries are the perfect complement to almost any meal. Serve them as an appetizer or side dish with burgers and sandwiches, or add them to a salad for a tasty crunch. You can even top soups and stews with these cheesy goodies for added flavor and texture!</p></div></div>

5 Sizzling Facts for National Cheddar Fries Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cheddar fries have different names around the world</h3><p class='facts-content'>In Canada, a similar dish called Poutine adds gravy to the mix and is widely enjoyed. In the UK, they often use cheese curds, referring to the dish as "Cheesy Chips". </p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cheddar fries are devoured in countless ways</h3><p class='facts-content'>Many fans enjoy them with a side of traditional ketchup, while others prefer ranch dressing. The toppings can be as simple as green onions or as hearty as chili and bacon bits.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cheddar is one of the most popular cheeses for cheesy fries</h3><p class='facts-content'>Because cheddar melts well and has a bold, tangy flavor, it pairs perfectly with the earthy taste of potatoes, making it a popular choice for cheddar fries.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Potato is a good source of vitamins and minerals</h3><p class='facts-content'>Potatoes, the main ingredient of cheddar fries, are packed with essential nutrients like Vitamin C, potassium and Vitamin B6 which support heart health.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Americans consume an average of 16 pounds of fries per year</h3><p class='facts-content'>This includes all types of fries - plain, cheese, chili, and more. Cheddar fries contribute to this impressive nationwide consumption statistic.</p></div></div>

National Cheddar Fries Day FAQs

When is National Cheddar Fries Day?

National Cheddar Fries Day is celebrated on April 20 every year. In 2024 National Cheddar Fries Day will occur on a Saturday.

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