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National Pepper Pot Day

December 29 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

National Pepper Pot Day

National Pepper Pot Day is celebrated every year on December 29th.

It is meant to celebrate a soup that was nicknamed ‘The Soup That Won The War.’ The war here refers to the American Revolutionary War for independence from Britain.

The Philadelphia Pepper Pot soup is a thick soup made up of beef tripe, whatever vegetables are available, and of course, peppercorns.

This peppery soup has a long history and probably originates from the Caribbean.

It was brought over to America by enslaved people, who later sold the soup out in the streets.

Find out more about National Pepper Pot Day here

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