National Tater Tot Day
National Tater Tot Day is celebrated on February 2 of every year. Tater Tots means baby potatoes; tatter means potato & tots means little one. Tater tots are pieces of fried and grated potatoes that is served as a side dish. National Tater Tot Day day is dedicated to these yummy Tater Tots. These Tater Tots are delicious bites of potato goodness. If you are a potato or Tater Tot lover then it is a perfect day for you to have potatoes or Tater Tot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. These Tater tots are called “potato gems” in Australia.
History of National Tater Tot Day
National Tater Tot Day was first celebrated in the year 2009. It started by the food writers as an effort to filling out their copy quota, and after the put it on his Twitter, it was an immediate hit. In the year 1953, Tater Tot was created when Ore-Ida founders Golden Grigg and F. Nephi Grigg were thinking what to do with leftover pieces of cut-up potatoes. And then they decided to chope the pieces and then they added seasoning and flour to it. Then they pushed the mash through holes and cut off pieces of the mixture. Tater Tot was first served in stores in the year 1956. Americans every year consume about 70 million Tots. Actually, in the American school system, Tater Tots happen to be the most famous side dish.
Other Celebrations on February 2
February 2 is also celebrated as
- National Crepe Day
- World Play Your Ukulele Day
- Lung Leavin Day
- World Wetlands Day
- Groundhog Day
- Marmot Day
- Candlemas Day
- National Sled Dog Day
- National Hedgehog Day
- National Working Naked Day
- Bubble Gum Day
- National Wear Red Day
How to Celebrate National Tater Tot Day
Celebrate National Tater Tot Day by enjoying Tater Tots for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with family members and friends. On this day also take some time to glance at the origin and history of the tot and the recipes dedicated to Tots. Then take pictures while eating Tater Tot and share it with others on social media using the hashtag #TaterTotDay.