How To Celebrate Gnocchi Day!
Monthly Holidays
January  /  February
March  /  April  /  May
June  /  July  /  August
September  /  October
November  /  December

Food Holidays
January  /  February
March  /  April  /  May
June  /  July  /  August
September  /  October
November  /  December

Types of Holidays
Federal Holidays
Hallmark Holidays
International Observ
Major Holidays
Movable Holidays
Nationwide Observ
Proclamation Holidays
State Holidays
Types of Holidays
Unofficial Holidays

Holiday Categories
Animal Holidays
Career Holidays
Craft&Hobby Holidays
Dance Holidays
Drink Holidays
Food Holidays
Fruit Holidays
Game Holidays
Garden Holidays
Health Awareness
Literature Holidays
Personality Holidays
Romantic Holidays
Spooky Holidays
Supernatural Holidays
Weird Holidays

Calendar Related
Birthdays
Horoscope
Astronomy
Gardening
Herbs
Healing
Full Moon Day  

Popular Holidays
Easter
Christmas
Mother's Day
Father's Day
Thanksgiving
Valentines Day
St. Patrick's Day
Halloween Home


Calendar
Store
Home  /  Site Info  /  Feedback Form  /  Terms of Use / Privacy Policy
Our Video Clips  /  Calendar Directory  /  Calendar Store   /  Blog with us  /  Send Greeting Cards  / Thank You!

Copyright 2004 & Up / Gone-ta-pott.com - All rights reserved.
Party Planning!
Great planning is the key to a successful party & a successful party means your guests will have memories to last a lifetime!

See our party planning section for helpful tips!
REASONS TO CELEBRATE DIRECTORY
You might have never heard of Gnocchi Day--in fact, you might have never heard of gnocchi. These little flour and potato dumplings have their roots in Italy. They became integrated into South American cuisine by Italian immigrants in the early 20th century, particularly in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Venezuela. They're especially popular on the 29th of every month, but don't worry--you don't have to be in South America to make a tradition out of eating gnocchi.

Steps

  1. Familiarize yourself with the history behind Gnocchi Day. When people got paid on the first of every month in South America, money was always tight by the end of the month. Gnocchi became a good way to enjoy a hearty, inexpensive on a meager budget, since all you really need are potatoes and flour. The tradition continues--if you visit Buenos Aires, Argentina at the end of the month, you'll often find restaurants and fresh pasta shops advertising gnocchi specials on the 29th, or if you're lucky, you might get invited to a gnocchi dinner.
  2. Prepare gnocchi on the last day of the month. You can also choose to eat it on the day before pay day. The idea is to get together with friends and family and enjoy a filling meal together even though pockets are emptier than usual. There are many variations of gnocchi that you can experiment with.
  3. Put money under your plate. If you can get your hands on South American currency like a peso coin, put one under each plate as the South Americans did for good luck and prosperity. To keep the spirit of Gnocchi Day alive without exchanging your currency, put the coin or bill of your choice under each plate.
  4. Make a toast to "a full belly, a happy heart" or "panza llena, corazon contento" and dig in!
Common Meals:  What are meals?
BreakfastSecond BreakfastBrunch
Champagne BreakfastLunchDinner
SupperAfternoon TeaHigh Tea
More Favorite Food Topics!
Traditional Southern Food Dishes / Soul Food
Traditional American Indian Food / Party Food
Holiday FoodComfort FoodBBQSex Food
Are you planning a Holiday Party?
Weird Holiday Parties & ideas / Store / High Tea
Types of Parties / Theme Parties / Birthday Party
Party Planning / Party Games / Table Setting

Sources and Citations

Article provided by wikiHow, a wiki how-to manual. Please edit this article and find author credits at the original wikiHow article on How to Celebrate Gnocchi Day. All content on wikiHow can be shared under a Creative Commons license.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Potato Related:
Recipe for Gnocchi / Potato Food Facts / Potato Starch Flour / Types of Fries / Hash Browns / Potato Recipes / Potatoes / Potato Gruel / Potato Chip Cookies / Potato Pancakes / Potato Eyeballs

National Potato Holidays:
National Potato Month: Always September / National French Fry Day: July 13 / Potato Lovers month: February
Potato Day: August 19 National Potato Chip Day: March 14 National French Fry Day: July 13
Gnocchi Recipe & How-to video
Gone-ta-pott.com
Gone-ta-pott.com
"Your Holiday Directory"