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July - National Ice Cream Month

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan made July National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month, July 21 this year, as National Ice Cream Day.

He recognized ice cream as a fun and nutritious food that is enjoyed by a full 90% of the nation's population. In the proclamation, President Reagan called for all people of the United States to observe these events with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."

Learn how to make wonderful homemade ice cream for your family and friends.

chocolate ice cream
Easy Chocolate Ice Cream (Machine-Free Ice Cream)



chocolate custard ice creamHomemade Chocolate Custard Ice Cream

Homemade Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream
Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

 

 

peppermint ice creamEasy Peppermint Ice Cream Recipe
(No Cook Ice Cream)

 

 

pistachio gelatoItalian Pistachio Gelato

Vegan Italian Gelato
 


More delicious Ice Cream, Sorbet, Granita, and Gelato Recipes recipes.

History of Ice Creams:
History of Baked Alaska
History of Ice Cream and Ices
History of Ice Cream Cone
History of Ice Cream Sundae

 


I Say Tomayto, You Say Tomahto ...

tomatoes

Technically a tomato is a fruit, since it is the ripened ovary of a plant. In 1893, the supreme court ruled in the case of "NIX vs. HEDDEN" that tomatoes were to be considered vegetables.

Learn all out about Tomato Hints, Tips, History, and Information and Lots More Delicious Tomato Recipes.


Some delicious recipe ideas for using those wonderful vine-ripened tomatoes:


Learn About Corn - Corn On The Cob

Neat stacks of white and golden corn nestled in their silk await you! 

corn on the cob

As soon as corn is picked, its sugar begins is gradual conversion to starch, which reduces the corn's natural sweetness. Corn will lose 25% or more of its sugar within 25 hours after harvesting it.

Lots of delicious Corn Recipe.

Choosing Corn, How To Cook Corn, and The History of Corn.

How To Grill Corn On The Cob
Grilled Corn on the Cob is a popular menu item for barbecues and clambakes, and it’s easy to do. Grilled corn on the cob is not only tasty, but grilling your corn never fails to impress your guests. Plus it’s easy to do!

How To Boil Corn On The Cob
Boiling is the quickest, easiest, and tastiest way to prepare fresh corn. Too many people do not know how to correctly boil fresh corn on the cob. It is a very easy technique and produces the most delicious corn on the cob. Corn should be cooked quickly and not left to sit in the boiling water very long.  Fresh corn is at its best when it is very milky inside. If overcooked, it will dry out quickly. Please, never over cook your corn!


Grandma Myers' Corn Tip:

Put a pot of water on the stove, and while it comes to a boil, pick your corn and husk it. Drop the corn into the boiling water, when the water starts to boil again, remove the corn. IT'S DONE!

 

 

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Raspberry Jam - How To Make Homemade Raspberry Jam

It's that time of year again - Raspberry season! What better way to preserve the flavor of raspberries than making homemade raspberry jam? It's called preserving summer in a jar. My family loves this treat during the winter.

This was my daughters, Brenda Weller and Nancy Hartman, first time experience making homemade jam. They did a great job, plus they took the time to make the informative video tutorial.

Raspberry Jam

Raspberry Jam