RECIPE: Rocky Road Truffles

Today is National Rocky Road Day. The original Rocky Road was an ice cream flavor invented in 1929 by William Dryer. He chose the name to describe the bumpy appearance of ice cream packed with chocolate, marshmallows and walnuts. Since the Great Depression began in October of that year, it was also a tongue-and-cheek reference.…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Rocky Road Bark For National Rocky Road Day

Make it in 15 minutes! Photo courtesy Brown Eyed Baker.   June 2 is National Rocky Road Day, a flavor created in 1929 when William Dreyer mixed chocolate ice cream with nuts and marshmallows, the “rocks” in the road. Here’s the history. Today, have a dish of rocky road ice cream and make some rocky…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Rocky Road Day

June 2nd is National Rocky Road Day, a flavor created in 1929 in Oakland, California. Rocky road ice cream is chocolate ice cream mixed with nuts and marshmallows, the “rocks” in the road. The original nuts, walnuts, were later replaced with toasted almonds. In the prior year, William Dreyer and Joseph Edy had founded Edy’s…
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