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Happy Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Yum and I have been celebrating summer by making our delicious variations of ice cream sandwiches, but today, August 2, is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! It is believed that the ice cream sandwich was invented in the Lower East Side of New York City in 1900. According to an article in the Washington Post, the ice cream sandwich man, whose street cart was "elaborately decorated with signs in Hebrew characters," made sandwiches quickly with a tin mold. His little stand was so popular, he had no time to make change and insisted on getting the exact price of the sandwiches. The original cost was 1 cent and the cookie was a tiny slab of water wafer. After this, ice cream sandwiches became more mainstream and in 1926 the first patent was given to an ice cream sandwich making machine. So go out and celebrate!

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gingrlj gingrlj 5 years
yum! I may have to partake in this wonderful delicious occation! :P
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 8 years
Yaaay! Maybe I should celebrate.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 8 years
Brings back memories of summers at the river.
mizz_jennii mizz_jennii 8 years
yummy :) i love love love ice cream sanwiches!
mizz_jennii mizz_jennii 8 years
yummy :) i love love love ice cream sanwiches!
ALSW ALSW 8 years
1 cent. Wow. Makes me want one - so hot today!
studio524 studio524 8 years
Happy day to you!!! There goes my diet.
Green Green 8 years
I love these things! I really do.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
i should celebrate this tonight i guess! whoo!
CamillaCat CamillaCat 8 years
Interesting history! They have a 'day' for everything these days! haha But Ice Cream Sandwich day is awesome!
maple maple 8 years
I celebrated tonight with a great s'mores-inspired ice cream sandwich: chocolate marshmallow ice cream smooshed between halved cinnamon graham crackers. Delicious!
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