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Bon Appetit Wednesday! National Ice Cream Sundae Day…Again

sundae kidIt’s National Ice Cream Sundae Day! Again! Apparently there are two national holidays for the creamy frozen treat (the other one’s in November), but we’re not complaining. To help you celebrate, we’re bringing you the history of ice cream and hot fudge as well as recipes and info about ancient dishes that can be used as sundae toppings. Check out the links below and start feasting!

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Bon Appetit Wednesday! National Sundae Day

Ice_cream_sundaeI scream! You scream! We all scream for ice cream! It’s National Sundae Day and you know what that means… cool, creamy, delicious sundaes served with a topping of ancient history. Did you know that Hot Fudge Sundaes have ancient origins? Check out our blog post, Hot Fudge Sundae: A Dessert 5,000 Years in the Making, to learn more about this yummy combination of past and present. And don’t miss our version written just for kids here. Continue reading

Factoid Friday! Ancient Ice Cream

Ice_cream_sundaeThe origins of ice cream most likely began with ice that was flavored with fruit and essences by the ancient Chinese around 3000 BCE.

Learn more about ice cream and the 5,000 year old delectable history of the hot fudge sundae.