National Onion Ring Day

close up photograph of fried onion rings

National Onion Ring Day

June 22nd is a day dedicated to celebrating one of the most popular side dishes - the onion ring. It's a day to savor the crispy, golden-brown goodness of battered and fried onions.

History

The exact origins of the onion ring are unclear, but they likely originated in the United States in the early 20th century. Onions were commonly battered and fried as a way to make them more palatable and preserve them for longer periods.

Interesting Facts

  • Onion rings are typically made by dipping sliced onions in batter (often made from flour, egg, and breadcrumbs or cornmeal) and then frying them until crispy.
  • While onion rings are commonly served as a side dish or appetizer in restaurants, they can also be found in fast food chains and food trucks around the world.
  • National Onion Ring Day is celebrated by food enthusiasts and onion ring lovers alike, who enjoy this crunchy and flavorful snack on its special day.
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