NATIONAL ICE CREAM SODA DAY – June 20

On June 20th enjoy a cool, frothy ice cream soda.  It is National Ice Cream Soda Day! There are many claims to the invention of this delicious treat.  One such claim was made by a Mr. Robert McCay Green.  According to Green, he created the beverage in 1874 in Philadelphia when he ran out of …
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NATIONAL BANANA DAY – April 20, 2022

On the third Wednesday in April, take a bite of the fruit that also makes an excellent prop for jokes on National Banana Day! The day focuses on the nutrition of the fruit as well as the way comedy has used the banana in its acts. This low-fat, low-calorie snack offers a boost of fiber, …
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NATIONAL BAKED ALASKA DAY – February 1

Ice cream and cake come together on February 1st in a celebration called National Baked Alaska Day. An elaborate dessert that is also known as “Omelette Norvegienne,” Baked Alaska is made with hard ice cream on a base of sponge cake and covered in a shell of toasted meringue. In the United States in 1867, …
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National Coffee Ice Cream Day

On September 6th National Coffee Ice Cream Day permits us to indulge in a caffeinated dessert. Coffee lovers will delight in the opportunity, especially if they also enjoy ice cream.  The cool and creamy result of our morning java in a refreshing dessert magnifies the celebration. While not everyone drinks coffee, some like the flavor …
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NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY – Third Sunday in July

Dish or cone? That’s all we need to know. National Ice Cream Day on the 3rd Sunday in July offers up every flavor on the menu to honor the day! The holiday also lands in the middle of National Ice Cream Month.   Thousands of years ago, people in the Persian Empire put snow in a bowl, …
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NATIONAL DESSERT MONTH – October

Hallelujah! National Dessert Month is an annual designation observed in October. That’s right, you literally have 31 days to indulge in dessert and justify it every time with, “It’s National Dessert Month, why would I not be stuffing my face with cheesecake right now?” The best part of dessert is, there’s a kind for EVERYONE. What to do …
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