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National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

Celebrate National Fettuccine Alfredo Day with a delicious pasta dish - creamy, cheesy, and oh-so-tasty!
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February 7
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Introduction

Celebrate National Fettuccine Alfredo Day on February 7th with your favorite cheesy pasta dish! This day was created in 1992 to honor the creator and founder of Fettuccine Alfredo, whose restaurant still serves up this classic Italian-American dish today. Whether you make it from scratch or buy some at the store, National Fettuccine Alfredo Day is all about celebrating this delicious comfort food.

History of National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1908</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origin of Fettuccine Alfredo</div><div class='timeline-text'>In Rome, Alfredo Di Lelio created the traditional Italian pasta dish, Fettuccine Alfredo, to please his pregnant wife's appetite.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hollywood Stars Discover Alfredo's</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, famed Hollywood actors, dined at Alfredo's in Rome during their honeymoon, spreading word of the dish upon their return to the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1943</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>U.S. Military Triggers Fettuccine Fever</div><div class='timeline-text'>U.S. soldiers stationed in Italy during World War II became enamored with the dish, leading to a surge in popularity back home in the U.S.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Mid-20th Century</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Fettuccine Alfredo in American Restaurants</div><div class='timeline-text'>Italian-American restaurants across the U.S. started serving Fettuccine Alfredo, turning it into a staple comfort food.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Fettuccine Alfredo Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The inaugural National Fettuccine Alfredo Day was celebrated in the United States, continuing every ear on February 7.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Fettuccine Alfredo 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'>Cook a classic Fettuccine Alfredo</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>A classic Fettuccine Alfredo is made with fettuccine noodles, butter, cream, Parmesan cheese and pepper. This dish is surprisingly easy to make and sure to please.</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'>Try a twist on the classic</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>You can add some extra flavor to classic Fettuccine Alfredo by adding some diced chicken, bacon, roasted red peppers or other flavors you enjoy.</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'>Make a vegetarian version</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>For a vegetarian option, substitute the cream for vegetable broth and use vegan Parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast for the cheese.</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'>Visit an Italian restaurant</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you don't feel like cooking, take your family out to an Italian restaurant that serves Fettuccine Alfredo. Many Italian restaurants have special dishes just for National Fettuccine Alfredo Day.</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'>Throw a Fettuccine Alfredo party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a fun dinner party and serve up different versions of Fettuccine Alfredo. You can provide all the ingredients so your guests can create their own unique dishes.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Fettuccine Alfredo 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'>Fettuccine Alfredo is creamy & delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Fettucine Alfredo may sound complicated and intimidating, but it's actually one of the easiest Italian dishes to make. The combination of cream, parmesan cheese and butter makes for an unbelievably rich, silky sauce that pairs perfectly with noodles and vegetables. And it would be a crime not to mention the wonderful aroma that fills your kitchen as you cook it!</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'>It's surprisingly easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>If you've ever thought about making Fettuccine Alfredo but thought it might take too long or require too many ingredients, think again. This dish requires just a few simple ingredients like butter, cream, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic and some salt - all of which can be found in almost any kitchen pantry.</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'>It's perfect for both dinner parties and quick weeknight dinners</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Fettuccine Alfredo is so versatile - it can easily be dressed up for entertaining or left simple for a busy weeknight dinner. Whether you're hosting friends or treating yourself after a long day, this delicious pasta dish will be sure to hit the spot!</p></div></div>

5 Tasty Facts About Fettuccine Alfredo

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day FAQs

When is National Fettuccine Alfredo Day?

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day is celebrated on February 7th every year. In 2024 National Fettuccine Alfredo Day will occur on a Wednesday.

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Feb 7

Tuesday

2024

Feb 7

Wednesday

2025

Feb 7

Friday

2026

Feb 7

Saturday

2027

Feb 7

Sunday

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