Pepper Pot Day 2016

December 29, 2016 in the World

Pepper Pot Day is observed on December 29, 2016. Pepper Pot is a thick stew of beef tripe, vegetables, pepper and other seasonings. The origins of the stew are steeped in legend, with one story attributing the dish to Christopher Ludwick, baker general of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

According to this story, the winter of 17771778 in Valley Forge was exceptionally harsh. Farmers in the area sold their food to the British for pounds rather than the weak continental currency offered by George Washington's soldiers. The Continental Army was running low on food, and survived on a stew made of tripe, vegetables, and whatever else they could find to stay alive.

Where is Pepper Pot Day?
Worldwide
World

When is Pepper Pot Day?
Thursday, the 29th of December 2016
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