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Beyond the Popsicle: Ice Cream Sandwiches, Push-Pops and More

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Perhaps no other dessert says “summer” to the youth of America quite like a good, old-fashioned Popsicle®. In fact, Popsicles® are so beloved that we recently celebrated an entire day honoring one flavor: May 27th was National Grape Popsicle® Day. Read on for the 411 on how Popsicles® earned their iconic status, along with other warm weather treats guaranteed to ... Read More »

Dissecting “As American As Apple Pie”

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On the list of all things American — whether truly American or not — apple pie lands a top spot. In fact, this beloved dessert has even become the benchmark for all things Americana in the oft-heard adage, “As American as apple pie.” But how did apple pie secure its signature status and what does the expression really mean? As ... Read More »

Five Ways to Have a Fabulous Fourth of July This Year

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Americans ignite approximately 200 millions pounds of fireworks worth close to $700 million every year, according to the Amerivan Pyrotechnic Association. That’s the equivalent weight of 200 Boeing 747s! Why are we so enamored with fireworks, and what makes the Fourth of July worthy of the distinction of hosting the country’s biggest collective pyrotechnic display year after year? It’s simple: ... Read More »

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