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  • Iceland_Banner   Is Icelandic Yogurt the New Greek Yogurt?

    The following account is written by Raquel, a Ball State University Dietetic Intern. You, me, and everyone with a spoon has joined the thick yogurt revolution. Lately, Icelandic yogurt has started stealing the attention that Greek yogurt once received. Have you caught yourself wondering, “What is all the fuss about Iceland and their yogurt?” You are not alone…

  • happy-ice-cream-month   2017 Ice Cream Social Celebrity Scoopers

      Visit the center of the city Friday, July 14th from 11am-2pm where you can donate $3 for an ice cream sundae served by local celebrities. Here is the final rundown on those who have volunteered their time to serve up donations benefiting Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Indiana.

  • indiana-state-fair-2017_1492116809289_58253645_ver1.0_640_480   Join Us For the “Wonderful World of Food”!

    Beginning Friday, August 4th, join us for the 2017 “Wonderful World of Food” celebration at the Indiana State Fair! Dairy has quite the presence at this year’s State Fair. Check out the infographic below to find out where dairy, dairy farmers, and dairy cows will be throughout the fair, and make sure you enjoy our our new Dairy..

  •   Monument Circle Celebration for National Ice Cream Month on July 14

    Indianapolis, Ind. – The American Dairy Association Indiana invites you to celebrate National Ice Cream Month for the 28th consecutive year with the Ice Cream Social on the Circle. On Friday, July 14 from 11am-2pm, volunteers and local celebrities will be serving up giant ice cream sundaes with all the toppings in front of Hilbert Circle..

  • 26566295342_6e332ac162_b   Is That Cow Manure I Smell?

    The following post is written by Robin Hughes, Dietetic Intern, Ball State University.  Internships are exciting, yet challenging at the same time.  Challenging, because a ginormous amount of information is thrown at you in just a matter of months.  I am currently in a dietetic internship with Ball State University, which is a non-paid internship..

  • ADAI-Dairy_Bar_Items-1200x800   New Treats at the 2017 Dairy Bar!

    The 2017 Indiana State Fair Dairy Bar will feature two new offerings! The first is a delectable grilled cheese sandwich that pairs Texas Toast with three different varieties of cheese. The second is a signature milkshake you won’t want to put down! The Mousetrap grilled cheese sandwich is 2016’s “Ultimate Grilled Cheese” Contest Winner. The..

  • adai_farmtable_pt6_blogheader   Farm to Table – Part Six

    Editor’s Note: This is the sixth installment in our “Farm to Table” series. The Morrison family is a fictional dairy farm family. Join us as we follow their adventures in “Farm to Table!” In our latest edition, we’ll spend a day with Olaf, the Morrison’s loyal family dog. Part Six: Sleeping 14 hours a day..

  • l_1035_butter   Homemade Butter

    2 cups heavy whipping cream Salt to taste (optional) Jar with a tight fitting lid 1. Fill a jar halfway with heavy cream (baby food jars work great for small batches; canning jars are great for larger batches). Then, screw the lid on tight. 2. Shake the jar up and down until the cream thickens and forms..

  • thumbnail-1920x1080-00001   Easy Homemade Ice Cream In A Bag

    Ingredients Rock Salt (also called Ice Cream Salt) Ice Gallon baggies Quart baggies An awesome ice cream bowl 1 cup half & half (or whole milk) 2 Tbs. white sugar ½ tsp. vanilla extract Any additional mix-ins that your heart desires (cocoa powder, strawberries, Reese’s cups, chocolate chips, sprinkles, oreos, etc.) Instructions Fill gallon size..

  • Vanilla Ice Cream with Mint in bowl Organic productVanilla Ice Cream with Mint in bowl Organic productVanilla Ice Cream with Mint in bowl Organic product   Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

    2 large eggs 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups whipping cream 1 cup milk 2 tsp vanilla Whisk the eggs until light and fluffy. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time until completely blended. Pour in cream, milk and vanilla. Freeze.

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