Thursday, May 30, 2013

Fact of the Day: Great Depression Ice-Cream

Rocky Road ice-cream was given the name by William Dreyer and Joseph Edy to describe the condition of the times as it had been invented around the era of the Great Depression. 

19 comments:

Cloudia said...

Nice!


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DWei said...

I actually don't think I've tried rocky road before...

Pilar Domínguez said...

So interesting, Adam!Kisses:)

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Unknown said...

Never knew that one

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Who knew ice cream had such a history

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Very interesting trivia.

MEcoy said...

wow that's really interesting, now it makes sense

Emmylou said...

Really? You just never know where people will get inspiration from!

DEZMOND said...

ice cream really is good in the times of great depression :)

Dana said...

How cool! I had no idea.

A Beer for the Shower said...

That's actually almost a little heartbreaking. Delicious, but heartbreaking.

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that, still hate it though at my mat haha

Christine said...

good to know.

Unknown said...

nice to know, my dear ^__^

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Theresa Mahoney said...

I like to eat ice cream when I am depressed too lol. Great bit of trivia today :)

CraveCute said...

Great trivia! I would have never guessed that's how it got it's name!