While the original band CREAM only was together from 1966 - 1968, they were very popular, selling over 15 million albums world wide.
All of the American Treasure Tour bloggers
love to eat ... and writing about CREAM
naturally makes us think about ICE CREAM.
So for your Wednesday pleasure:
ICE CREAM TRIVIA
•Hawaiian Punch was originally created to be ice cream syrup but it became more popular as a drink.
•The first version of Neapolitan ice cream was green pistachio, white vanilla, and red cherry, made to resemble the Italian flag.
•The first known ice cream recipe was handwritten in the recipe book of Lady Anne Fanshawe in 1665. It was flavored with orange flower water, mace or ambergris which just happens to be an intestinal slurry puked up by sperm whales. (we aren't making this up).
•.Häagen-Dazs ice cream was established by two Americans Reuben & Rose Mattus. The name was made up to sound Danish and sophisticated.
•Ben & Jerry's was the first company to introduce chocolate chip cookie dough and did so in 1991. The flavor was invented based on an anonymous request on their customer suggestion board in the Burlington Vermont store.
•July is National Ice Cream month and is also the month which the most ice cream is sold in the United States.
•California produces the most ice cream of all the states. 121 million gallons in 2003, followed by Indiana, Texas, and Pennsylvania.and to end your Wednesday, a quote about ice cream from Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
And now, we leave you with a quote for the day...