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June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
you're looking for something to do today then grab a bowl or a cone
because it's National Chocolate Ice Cream Day! Will that be one
scoop or two? Let's get right into celebrating National Chocolate
Ice Cream Day!
WHY IS THIS A
Today is a holiday because things are heating up and going out
for ice cream sounds like such a great idea. But chocolate ice cream is
one of the most popular flavors out there so people felt the need to
celebrate it. The heat combined with the popularity makes it so that it
just makes sense to celebrate chocolate ice cream today! But
we've come a long way in terms of ice cream. From Persians pouring
grape concentrate over snow to Chinese eating frozen milk and rice.
the Arabs were actually the first to really milk up their ice cream and
add sugar to it instead of fruit juices. It makes a lot of sense that a
chilled treat would pop up in such a warm climate too. They would mix
milk or cream with things like yogurt, rosewater (for flavor) and
sometimes even dried fruit and nuts. That doesn't sound too bad to me!
But how popular is chocolate ice cream? Well, let me search real
quick and see what a few different sites say are the most popular ice
cream flavors. I checked three sites and one has it ranked at number
one, above vanilla and Cookies & Cream. The other site has it
ranked as second, but vanilla really has it beat in votes! And the last
site doesn't even list chocolate! But in all fairness, Rocky Road is
ranked number two which is mostly chocolate ice cream. So, I'd say it's
pretty dang popular! Do you have your spoons ready?
So, how can you celebrate today? Well, the easiest way would
be to go to your local ice cream parlor and gaze at all the
chocolate-based ice creams they have. Get a cone or a bowl but go all
out on the chocolate ice cream. You can get one variety or you can get
a scoop of each kind that really tempts your taste buds. It's all about
But if a single bowl full or an ice cream
cone isn't going to be enough for you then you're more than welcome to
go to your grocery store and head to the freezer aisle. There might
even be more of a selection there and you can bring a whole tub of ice
cream home for you and whoever else you want to cool down with this
treat. Try not to buy everything on the shelf but bring home lots of
new chocolate treats to try out. And if you really want to have a
tasty chocolate ice cream treat then you can make some homemade ice
cream! It might take a little bit of time but you have complete control
over the ingredients and the resulting flavors. Homemade ice cream is
some of the tastiest ice cream you'll ever pass over your tongue. Trust
me ;). Enjoy your day and try to avoid getting brain freeze!