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National Potato Chip Day

14 Mar

 Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

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March 14 is NATIONAL POTATO CHIP DAY. National Potato Chip Day celebrates the ever popular snack food potato chips. It’s a convenient snack food or a side dish to a sandwich at lunch or dinner. They come in different flavors ranging from plain to barbeque to sour cream and onion. There’s such a wide range! They come regular, crinkled, in sticks, in a bag or in a can. You can buy them in the stores or you can make your own with fresh potatoes.

Did you know that potato chips were first made by Chef George Crum in Saratoga Springs, New York on August 24, 1953. Story goes that the Chef was agitated by a patron who repeatedly kept sending his fried potatoes back because they were too soggy and bland. The Chef decided to slice the potatoes as thin as possible, fry them until they were crisp and season them with extra salt. Contrary to the Chef’s expectation, the patron loved them! They soon became a regular item called Saratoga Chips on the menu at the restaurant. Americans have been in love with them ever since!

And, did you know that pig Bacon absolutely LOVES potato chips? Excuse Bacon’s dad for his lack of clothing – HA! and concentrate on that little deviled ham begging for more chips. I like to hear the little fellow crunching them. Enjoy – roll tape –

 

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13 responses to “National Potato Chip Day

  1. anotherday2paradise

    03/14/2016 at 3:27 pm

    You really made short work of those potato chips, Bacon. 😀

     
    • Piglove

      03/14/2016 at 3:56 pm

      Snorts with piggy laughter. What can I say? It’s what I do best – snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • anotherday2paradise

        03/14/2016 at 4:28 pm

        Ha……I bey your dad doesn’t even get a look in. 😕

         
      • Piglove

        03/14/2016 at 5:00 pm

        Nope 🙂 Snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • anotherday2paradise

        03/14/2016 at 5:01 pm

        😆

         
  2. The Canadian Cats

    03/14/2016 at 3:58 pm

    Potato chips are made to be eaten and they were. Good work Bacon. I have never tried potato chips. My Achilles heel is olive juice…dude it is delicious.

    Shoko

     
    • Piglove

      03/14/2016 at 4:59 pm

      mmm – olive juice huh? I must try that my friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Trisha

    03/14/2016 at 5:12 pm

    Bacon looks so cute eating potato chips!

     
    • Piglove

      03/15/2016 at 9:51 am

      aaww piggy blushes. Thank you my sweet friend. I do love my potatoes. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. gentlestitches

    03/15/2016 at 2:08 am

    You are so sweet and you love those chips! ❤

     
    • Piglove

      03/15/2016 at 9:57 am

      Snorts – I do Auntie Sharon. I would sit and let you feed me all you want 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Kate Crimmins

    03/15/2016 at 11:27 am

    This is a great video of you. You are quite agile (at least when it comes to food!).

     
    • Piglove

      03/15/2016 at 1:35 pm

      Snorts with piggy laughter. I do love my food my friend. XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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