National Corn Chip Day Is January 29
January 29 is National Corn Chip Day
Corn chips, the delicious crunchy snack great alone or with dips, deserve their own special day. And they have one! January 29 is National Corn Chip Day!
Corn chips include the light tortilla style chips and the denser corn chips like Fritos brand corn chips. Either way, the corn flavor comes through when you crunch these tasty chips. And corn chips taste like no other chip.
Curl up with a bowl of corn chips!
National Corn Chip Day is January 29 according to Holiday Insights. First off, they emphasize that National Corn Chip Day is purely a made-up holiday--but I say, aren't they all? Naional Corn Chip Day came into being because someone simply said so.
National Corn Chip Day celebrates the Corn Chip. Fifty years ago, few Americans knew what Corn Chips were. Today, most American can not imagine life without this tasty, crunchy holder of salsa, cheese and (mostly) mexican dips. Its even sprinkled atop salads, making salads even more crunchy.
Holiday Insights challenges corn chip lovers to enjoy corn chips all day long on National Corn Chip Day. They ask true corn chip lovers to "enjoy eating one of your favorite snacks. And, take our Corn Chip challenge....eat corn chips for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks today!"
Corn Chip Poll No. 1
Are you a corn chip lover?
Corn Chips - Yum!
Get your corn chips! Get your corn chips right here!
- The Birth of the Frito : NPR
The Kitchen Sisters explore the saga of a Texas corn chip and C.E. Doolin, the can-do visionary behind it. Doolin, who envisioned Fritos as a side dish, never imagined anyone would consume an entire king size bag. The story of the Frito is the latest
- FRITOS--Original Corn Chips
FRITOS--Original Corn Chips are a unique combination of great taste and good fun™ rolled into one great snack. Click on WHERE TO BUY to find them in a store near you! Read what's in them (and what's not) here.
Add Crunch to Salads and Soups
Save those crumbled corn chips that you can always find at the bottom of the bag. Toss them in your salad or soup for an added satisfying crunch!
Use corn chips in recipes to add dimension to the same old, same old. Get adventuresome with your chips!
The deliciousness of corn chips helps add flavor and crunch to all sorts of dishes. Yum!
According to Holiday Insights,
Fritos Corn Chips were first
marketed in 1961.
Fritos means "little fried things."
Dips for Corn Chips
Corn Chips are delicious to eat with dip:
- Cheese dip
- Bean dip
- Liz's Recipe for Seven Layer Dip
This is a great appetizer for Christmas parties. The Mexican-inspired layers look great and taste even better. Serve it with tortilla chips.
- Homemade Hummus Recipe
I love my homemade hummus recipe. If you've never tried hummus, Merriam-Webster defines hummus thusly: n. a paste of pureed chickpeas usually mixed with sesame oil or sesame paste and eaten as a dip or sandwich spread