Banana Split Ice Pops Recipe For National Banana Split Day

August 25th is National Banana Split Day, celebrating an iconic sundae invented in 1904 by a 23-year-old apprentice pharmacist in Pennsylvania. In those days, pharmacies contained soda fountains, and it wasn’t unusual for a junior pharmacist to fill in as a soda jerk*. He made the sundae in a long dish called a boat (hence…
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FOOD FUN: Banana Split Waffles

August 24th is National Waffle Day and National Banana Split Day is August 25th. This year, we’ve combined the two into one fun recipe: Banana Split Waffles. The waffle becomes the split banana. It’s timely, too August 24th is National Waffle Day and August 25th is National Banana Split Day. Prep time is 10 minutes,…
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RECIPE: Deconstructed Banana Split, For National Banana Split Day

[1] The deconstructed banana split at Sushi Samba in New York City (photo courtesy Sushi Samba). [2] The traditional banana split (photo courtesy California Milk Advisory Board).   How should you celebrate August 25th, National Banana Split Day? There’s the tried and true banana split, of course. Classically served in a long dish, called a…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Banana Split Sushi For National Banana Split Day

How should you celebrate August 25th, National Banana Split Day? There’s the tried and true banana split, of course. Classically served in a long dish, called a boat (which gives the sundae its alternative name, banana boat), the recipe is familiar to most ice cream lovers: A banana is cut in half lengthwise and set…
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