Monthly Archives: July 2016

Rocky Road Pie

Irresistible Ice Cream Cakes & Pies

If you had to pick between ice cream, cake or pie for dessert, what would you choose? Luckily you don’t have to! To continue the Ice Cream Month celebrations, we thought it’d be fun to share our favorite ice cream cakes and pies recipes!

Popsicles, ice cream sandwiches and Italian ices…Oh my!

Nothing signifies summer like sprinklers, fireflies and the ice cream truck. Today, with the variety of ice cream novelties you can find in your grocer’s freezer aisle, you don’t have to wait around for the ice cream truck anymore. What’s not to love about ice cream novelties? There’s no prep involved. They’re portable, and they’re portion controlled. It’s frozen goodness you can hold in your hand!

Oreida Bacon Cheese Fries

Cheers to French Fries Day!

Stop what you’re doing, today is National French Fries Day! Did you know that the average American consumes about 30 pounds of French fries per year[1]? In fact, Americans devour nearly 2 million tons every year[2]! But where does the French fry originate, and is the French fry even French?

Get Baking With These National Sugar Cookie Day Faves!

There’s not much history available that surrounds the origin of sugar cookies, but they are thought to have been created in the 1700s in Nazareth, Pennsylvania when German settlers created the “Nazareth Cookie”. [1] It was in the early 20th century that leaving sugar cookies and milk out for Santa became a well-known tradition. Today, this popular sugar cookie is found all over the world, with various spins on its original form. Bakers have created endless ways to bake the famous cookie, as well as toppings to round out this delicious treat and methods of decorating with different kinds of frosting.

Praise for National Ice Cream Month!

In July, we begin our homage to all things ice cream in honor of National Ice Cream Month! If you’re looking for a way to cool down, nothing goes better with the heat of summer than ice cream and novelties. In fact, 90% of American households will eat ice cream at least once over the course of a year, and over 60% of U.S. households will spend money on ice cream novelties, such as ice cream sandwiches and popsicles[1].

Red, White and Blue to Ring in Fourth of July Weekend

This upcoming weekend there is reason to celebrate! It’s the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, which has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. Americans have celebrated the independence of the United States’ and it’s separation from Great Britain since the Declaration of Independence was completed on July 4th, 1776[1]. 
You’ve all heard the history of this monumental event in American, but did you know these fun facts surrounding Independence Day?

Flip Flop Sandwiches

Summer Inspired Recipes for June Dairy Month

In our final ode to June Dairy Month, our Cool Food Panel of bloggers have shared more dairy-inspired recipes! Try these ideas for breakfast, lunch, dessert, sides and snacks to make your summer a real stunner. Even though June Dairy Month has come to an end, you can visit the dairy aisle for culinary inspiration anytime. With recipes for every occasion, you’re set for the whole summer season!