National Turkey Neck Soup Day:
Celebrated annually on the 30th of March, National Turkey Neck Soup Day is celebrated to enhance the flavors of our day to day life. It’s a day when you can blindly follow the aroma coming from the kitchen and wrap yourself around it.
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Why National Turkey Neck Soup Day?
Turkey is not often preferred as a great dish among native Americans because it is usually considered weak. Hence, it should be eaten in times of famine kind of situation only when there will be nothing else to eat around them.
National Turkey Neck Soup Day can be celebrated to reflourish the joys and relief it may have given to a family in their weak times. It is pretty economical and nutritious compared to other poultry products, the other poultry’s other main parts. At a time, when maybe they were starving because they don’t have enough money to afford anything else to eat, this turkey neck soup had surely been a delight for their empty stomachs.
Humans have a natural tendency to forget most of the important things that may have given us extraordinary relief in extraordinary circumstances. We don’t care about those things that helped us in our tough times when we got ahead of that phase. We celebrate various days to remind ourselves about the greatness of such silly things, which have lost their importance with the flow of time.
Turkey neck soup can be prepared in the best manner by making homemade stock. It gets its best taste when mixed with different kinds of vegetables. Hence, it requires many items such as turkey necks, onions, herbs, carrots, celery, and other seasonings. Turkey’s necks can be easily purchased in large quantities from local butcher shops or nearby groceries store. If you cannot purchase them in large numbers, you can freeze the necks from the giblets bags that come in whole turkey and chickens until you have a full homemade stock. They can also be found in the freezing section. Turkey necks are boney, but they do have enough meat to treat your taste buds with pleasure. All of these are needed to be brought to a simmer after being added to the stockpot with water. A turkey soup mixed with beans is a perfect choice, loved by everyone too.
A variety of delicious recipes are available across various platforms such as YouTube, Pinterest, various blogging sites, etc., on the internet that you can try for experiments on this day to serve your family with some new taste. Some may consider a turkey neck unfavorable to eat, but we want you to overcome your hesitation and enjoy the delicious flavor of turkey’s necks when it gets mixed with veggies and spices.
How To Observe National Turkey Neck Soup Day:
Everyone has a different way of celebrating different important days of their lives. Here are some of the best ways in which you can observe the National Turkey Neck Soup Day.
- Prepare great soup
This day deserves a great home-made turkey neck soup, which you can prepare from the various recipes available on the internet by famous chefs and food bloggers.
- Have a small feast
One can arrange a small feast in their households to celebrate this day with their acquaintances. Let’s make this day to bring everyone together with the delicious tasty touch of the soup.
- Do some charity
As turkey neck soup is an economically delight recipe, one can do some charity to celebrate National Turkey Neck Soup Day by feeding the unprivileged who cannot earn a one-time meal.
- Be Social
Proudly share all your day’s activities on the social media platforms with the hashtag #NationalTurkeyNeckSoupDay or #TurkeyNeckSoupDay and let the world know how you celebrated this day.
Interesting Facts About Turkey Neck Soup Day:
- Turkey’s are considered as weak and famine food.
- Turkey’s chicks get drowned even in rainwater.
- Turkey’s feathers had played an important role in the United States’ founding because all the documents signed had used a quill of a turkey for the signing.
- This day is celebrated to end winter and as a promise to begin spring.
History Of National Turkey Neck Soup Day:
The official origin or founder of National Turkey Neck Soup Day is unknown, but some sources believe that it originated around 2015. Some anonymous person may have found it just to make everyone realize the value of such an economical and delicious treat.