With a new month comes a whole slew of new food holidays, and December is looking to be quite the delectable 31 days. Don't spend the month pining for your Christmas dinner; enjoy December's monthly and daily food celebrations to get you through the month. Enjoy eggnog and fruitcake guilt free the entire month, as December is Fruit Cake and Eggnog Month, no surprise given the holiday season. A perfect combo to eat and sip on holiday flavours.\nCreamy beverages and boozey cake not to your taste bud's liking? Check out these daily occasions to 'nom and fully enjoy December's eating pleasures.\nDecember 3: National Peppermint Latte Day\nHead over to your nearest Starbucks and get sipping on a classic-caffeinated holiday beverage. Or get out of your coffee comfort zone and try an independently owned coffee shop.\nDecember 4: National Cookie Day\nTake a day to fully enjoy all of the cookies of the holiday season. Bake your own or just nab them at the store, just be sure to eat all of the best varieties. Look to MTL Blog's guide on holiday baking as a reference.\nDecember 5: National Comfort Food Day\nNeed a cozy meal to get your through the cold winter days? Take the 5th to enjoy all of your homey favourites, like the creamy goodness of Chicken Pot Pie.\nDecember 6:National Gazpacho Day & Microwave Day\nFeel free to get a little lazy on the 6th and enjoy a no-cook gazpacho soup and the ease of making meals in the microwave. For some microwave fun, try a cup-brownie.\nDecember 10: National Lager Day\nA day dedicated to beer? I don't even have to sell this one.\nDecember 11: National “Have a Bagel” Day\nPerfect for Montrealers, feats on the city's great circular dough and be reminded of its superiority over the NYC variety.\nDecember 16: National Chocolate Covered Anything Day\nTime to bust out the fondue fountain and get creative. Because when we say chocolate covered anything, we mean anything.\nDecember 20: National Sangria Day\nSummer may be long gone, but you can't drink like its still warm out. Check out MTL Blog's best spots for sangria in Montreal, just avoid patios at all costs.\nDecember 21st: National French Fried Shrimp & Hamburger Day\nSwitch up the classic combo and have a hamburger with french fried shrimp as a side. Anyone who calls you gluttonous is just being a food holiday scrooge.\nDecember 25: National Pumpkin Pie & “Kiss the Cook” Day\nChristmas? Pshhh. Use the 25th to the fullest and mack on pumpkin pie before it goes out of season, and steal some smooches from your sexiest chef.\nDecember 28: National Chocolate Day\nHere we go people. The chocalte doesn't have to be melted anymore, as you're free to enjoy anything chocolate-related on the 28th. Go nuts, but be wary, as the next day is...\nDecember 29: National “Get on the Scales” Day\nOtherwise known as the day you check your weight after a month of holiday eating...with grim results. Keep in mind that your eating mistakes are behind you, and just focus on your inevitable New Year's resolution to hit the gym more.\nCheck out the full list of food holidays at Foodimentary, and tell us your most anticipated food holiday in the comments below!