Did you know that today is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day? No one really knows how it got started, but it sure makes a great excuse to eat one!

According to yumsugar.com, "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!"

So what does this have to do with Emergency Essentials and Food Storage? Did you know that we carry Freeze-Dried Ice Cream Sandwiches? That's right -- freeze-dried ice cream sandwiches in a #10 can. What more could you ask for in a food storage item? And in celebration of National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, they are on sale today (and throughout the month of August) for only $18.99 - a 13% savings off the regular price. Yes, that's a little more than a penny, but remember these are freeze-dried...

Click on the picture below for more information or to get your own supply of our Freeze-Dried Ice Cream Sandwiches. Happy National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

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4 comments

Karen

Karen

These are so good! I was amazed. My grandkids are going to love them too!

Mumsy

Mumsy

I have never heard of freeze-dried ice cream sandwiches before!!!!!!!! Tempting, so tempting!!!!!!

Keri

Keri

So long as it's a sandwich day of some kind. I'm happy. Great blog here. I'm following.

Come and visit my sandwich blog, I'd be honored to have you as a visitor and/or follower! Take care, Keri

VanBurenMom

VanBurenMom

Freeze dried Ice Cream sandwiches are one of my fave treats! I had them for the first time when I visited NASA in Florida and have been hooked since then LOL

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