December 2nd National Fritters Day

If you have ever lived in the South, you’ve had fritters. Actually, if you are from the North you’ve had fritters too! Apparently, if you are anywhere you’ve had fritters at some time in your life. It is simply deep friend food wrapped up in dough.

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It may have fruit, vegetables or meat inside the dough. In the case of hush puppies, it may not have anything other than spices mixed into the dough. It’s probably not all that healthy, but boy is it good.

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You can try and make them healthy by putting healthy foods inside of the fritter, the problem is… they are deep fried. We are talking grease here! But that said, eaten in moderation you can probably survive it. It makes me wonder… is a doughnut a fritter? Corn dogs must be fritters, and I assume everything you find in Long John Silver’s is a fritter!

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And the best way to fritter your day away is by eating fritters. You can become a fritter fritterer.  Oh, and don’t forget the dips. Guess that would make you a fritter dipper fritterer.

How to celebrate – Buy a deep fry cooker to make your fritters. Invent your own type of fritter. Have a fritter party, make sure to keep a defibrillator on hand.

December 2nd National Fritters Day

If you have never had a fritter you are in for a treat today. A Fritter is a fried cake or dough with some sort of filling in it. One of the earliest fritters is the corn fritter, and here’s a recipe for you.

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Technically speaking those chicken nuggets served at most fast food restaurants are fritters.  Fritters can contain practically anything. Any type of meat, vegetables or fruit. I suppose even cream filled doughnuts are technically a fritter as well.

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To fritter time away means to waste time, which I suppose what you do while you are waiting for your fritters to fry. But don’t take too long or you’l have some crispy fritters on your hands!

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Fritters are served all over the world, in every country imaginable. Deep frying dough is nothing new. No one seems to know when it began though it’s probably been around as long as there has been cooking oil.

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So enjoy a fritter today, you won’t regret it but make sure you don’t grab one too fast because it will be really, really hot.

How to celebrate – Have a fritter today, they are available in most southern restaurants. Make a desert for your family, a fritter filled with fruit. Invent your own type of fritter.