- June 2 -

Rocky Road Day

Rocky road ice cream is a delicious dessert with an interesting culinary history. In 1929 after the stock market crash, a man named William Dreyer (the founder of Dreyer Ice Cream) calmed his Black Thursday nerves by creating the original rocky road. He mixed chunky almonds, mini marshmallows, and...

Rocky Road Day

Rocky road ice cream is a delicious dessert with an interesting culinary history. In 1929 after the stock market crash, a man named William Dreyer (the founder of Dreyer Ice Cream) calmed his Black Thursday nerves by creating the original rocky road. He mixed chunky almonds, mini marshmallows, and delicious milk chocolate ice cream to create a new ice cream flavor that would make people smile despite the tough economic times. It instantly became in American favorite and soon became popular all over the world.

Did you know that in Australia, people add jam to their rocky road ice cream? And in the United Kingdom, they add cherries and raisins!
Source:
http://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/national-rocky-road-day

Categories:

More holidays on this day:

Festa della Repubblica - Italian Republic Day
Telangana State Formation Day

You may also like...

Interesting events from Food category.

Beer Can Appreciation Day

Now here's a day that I can really get into! Actually, I can 'get into' the stuff inside even more. What this author really appreciates, is a beer can that is full and icy cold. Beer Can Appreciation Day celebrates that great day in 1935 when beer was first sold in cans. Okay, laugh if you...

Rocky Road Day

Rocky road ice cream is a delicious dessert with an interesting culinary history. In 1929 after the stock market crash, a man named William Dreyer (the founder of Dreyer Ice Cream) calmed his Black Thursday nerves by creating the original rocky road. He mixed chunky almonds, mini marshmallows, and...

Watermelon Day

Watermelon is a delicious summer fruit that has become a staple at family picnics and cookouts. Did you know that watermelons are 92% water? No wonder they’re so refreshing! There are around 300 different kinds of watermelon in the U.S. and Mexico. You can find red, pink, white, and yellow...

Salami Day

Salami is cured sausage that has been fermented and air-dried. Countries like Italy, France, Hungary, Germany, and Spain each produce their own style of salami. The varieties differ in the coarseness or fineness of the chopped meat as well as the size and style of the casing. Although the...

Pumpkin Day

Pumpkin Day is celebrated on October 26th of each year. This unofficial food holiday pays tribute to the underrated pumpkin, which has many uses besides being sacrificed to Halloween. Pumpkins are a vegetable, similar to gourds and related to squash. The flesh of the pumpkin can be spiced and used...

Candy Day

History Humans have been eating candies and sweet confections for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians preserved nuts and fruits in honey, and the Aztecs and Mayans consumed chocolate during religious rituals as early as 300 AD. Candy isn't just for kids, either. Americans...

Download KeepIn Calendar

Enjoy the interesting stories even on your phone or tablet