Archive for July, 2017
Ice cream cones are fun to have on a hot day, but as parents know they can be fickle in tiny hands. Top-heavy and prone to dripping everywhere, cones are a fun edible means of holding ice cream but there are other ice cream containers that are better at keeping tiny hands clean.
How Much Ice Cream Are We Eating?
A lot. The National Purchase Diary, or NPD group, found in one survey that 40% of Americans eat ice cream about every two weeks at least. Other reports insist that the average person will eat ice cream about 29 times each year. The don’t specify what kind, but vanilla is still going strong as the favorite flavor at 28% according to a recent survey by the International Ice Cream Association member companies. It must have something to do with vanilla’s mellow flavor: it goes with an
The classic meal for a night out with family or friends is still beer and burgers (with soda for the kids, of course). In fact, in the same way that many Vietnamese restaurants are judged on the quality of their pho or beef broth, the burger can be the benchmark for the quality of American comfort food. From historic eateries to local pubs, the quality of the burger can make or break a reputation. When trying new places for dinner, the combination of burger, fries and beer can determine if it becomes a favorite spot or a once-only and never-again.
It’s the basic go-to for family meals. It’s also one of the top choic
The lack of air conditioning was brutal. As your college daughter drove from Shreveport, Louisiana, down to Baton Rouge her air conditioner quit again. She just had her older truck serviced and she knows the mechanic had refilled and checked everything before she left town. In fact, at the beginning of the trip she was so cold she had the blower turned to its lowest setting. An hour later, however, no cooling was happening and she was again resorting to what she unloving called four by four air conditioning. Driving with all of the windows down was loud, but she could at least have a breeze.
When this trip was over she returned to the mechanic in search of an answer. It turned out that there was the smallest crack in the new cap that had been installed on the air conditioning fluid reservoir. Minute err
Do you enjoy your daily cup of coffee? No matter if you enjoy one in the morning in white paper cups to go, a pot all day or an afternoon cup of decaf, coffee is engrained in our culture. People love drinking coffee and oftentimes rely on it to get them up and awake in the morning, through the day and into the night when there are long evenings of work to do. Have you ever wondered just how much coffee Americans drink, though? The numbers may surprise you.
People in the United States continue to drink coffee on a regular basis. In fact, the coffee industry is always booming. All-in-all the retail coffee market in the United States is estimated to be worth around $48 billion dollars. So, how much coffee does the average American need to drink to keep the industry making that much money every year. Each