National Salami Day

September 7

When is National Salami Day?

National Salami Day happens on Saturday September 7, 2024.

Celebrating National Salami Day!

Who doesn’t love salami? It’s a tasty, delicious treat that can be enjoyed in so many different ways. October 7th is National Salami Day, so what better opportunity to celebrate this beloved food? Let’s take a look at what makes salami so special and some of the unique ways you can use it to spice up your meals.

What Is Salami?

Salami is a type of cured sausage that originates from Italy. It is usually made from pork or beef, although other meats like turkey or chicken can also be used. The meat is coarsely ground and then mixed with various spices before being air-dried for several weeks or months until it has developed its distinctive flavor and texture.

Unique Ways to Use Salami

Salami is incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes. Here are just a few ideas to get you started:
  • Pizza – Try adding thin slices of salami on top of your favorite pizza for an extra kick of flavor.
  • Sandwiches – Salami adds a great depth of flavor to sandwiches, whether you’re using it as the main ingredient or as part of an Italian sub.
  • Salads – Dice up some salami and add it to your favorite salad for some extra crunch and flavor.
  • Pasta – Thinly slice some salami and cook it in olive oil before adding it to your favorite pasta dish for a delicious twist on classic Italian cuisine.
  • Snacks – Cut salami into small cubes and serve with cheese and crackers as an easy snack that everyone will love!

There are endless possibilities when it comes to using salami in your cooking! So why not celebrate National Salami Day by whipping up something special with this delicious food? Whether you opt for something traditional like a pizza or try out one of these unique recipes, you’re sure to find something that will satisfy your taste buds—and make this special day even more enjoyable! Happy National Salami Day!

When does National Salami Day happen next year?

National Salami Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Sunday September 7, 2025
  • Monday September 7, 2026
  • Tuesday September 7, 2027
  • Thursday September 7, 2028
  • Friday September 7, 2029


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