Summer is here and my brain is in vacation mode, or should I say, vacation à la mode? I'm daydreaming about chasing the ice cream truck, delicious backyard BBQs, buttery corn on the cob, and of course — Coney Island hotdogs... I dream in food.
Between the subway station and the airplane, devouring cookbooks and storybooks is a must for fun-filled foodie adventures. Grab a snack, and come with me to faraway lands of swordfights, magical creatures, feasts, beasts, and glittering Mustard Belts.
You're seen my favorite movies. Now here is a buffet of books to feed your curious mind:
I’ve never chased down the ice cream truck through my neighborhood, contents of my piggy bank stuffed into a tiny sparkle clutch, only to reach the truck to make an impassioned request for a vanilla ice cream cone. But you probably already knew that. Vanilla wouldn’t be my thing. Rainbow with extra sprinkles are where it’s at!
There’s a close correlation between ice cream flavors and personality, and the highly skilled and completely qualified Foodie Fun Engineers on the Eat! Be Mary! team have been in the lab running delicious tests all month to identify those exact matches. The cherry on top? We’re sharing! Share the scoop on your results in the comments below. Capisce? Capisce of ice cream cake.
Of all the lessons my parents taught me, one of the most important was to always tell the truth because lies have a way of coming back in unexpected ways. I like to think of myself as especially well-behaved, so I did what any loving child would do. I ignored their advice and did what I wanted anyway.
I lied to my mom.