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Peach Pecan Ice Cream Tart

Serves 8 to 12


1 cup crushed pecan shortbread cookies, such as Pecan Sandies

1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans, plus 1 c. coarsely chopped toasted pecans

1/3 cup Real California butter, melted, plus more for the pan

1 qt. Real California butter pecan ice cream, softened

4 ripe peaches, peeled and diced


Real California Milk Churns Out New Tips, Trends and Recipes For July Ice Cream Month

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., & MODESTO, Calif. – July 19, 2013 – Nothing beats the summertime heat quite like a scoop of cool, creamy ice cream. California is the nation’s number one ice cream producer, churning out over 131 million gallons of scoopable sweetness this past year alone.

California Milk Advisory Board Celebrates Small Bites Trend With Brochure Spotlighting Nibbles, Starters & Small Plates Featuring California Dairy

From mini desserts to single bite appetizers, small plates are hotter than ever—and 2013 food trends reveal that these petite plates are here to stay with a continued evolution of smaller portions being featured at white tablecloth and quick serve restaurants. But this bite-sized trend isn’t just for dining out as more consumers are experimenting with their own small plates at home. The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) is offering a free consumer brochure with tips and recipes for tapping into this trend for holiday celebrations or every day meals.

How to make your cocktails the life of the party

This time of year, homes across the country are bustling with friends and family celebrating the holidays with festive foods and drinks. Dairy products like butter, milk, cheese and cream are standard ingredients in celebratory dishes, but one area where dairy can play a starring role is often overlooked – the cocktail glass. Instead of just offering wine or beer, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has put together cocktail tips and tricks for making every gathering a happy hour at home.

Belgian Hot Apple Pie Cocktail

Yield: 1 serving

1 large scoop Real California vanilla ice cream

1 ounce apple brandy

12 ounces Belgian apple lambic beer

Place ice cream in a large glass. Pour brandy into a small glass. Carefully touch a lighted match to surface of brandy to ignite it. When flames die down, pour brandy over ice cream and fill glass with beer. Serve with a spoon and a straw.


Scoop it up for July Ice Cream Month: 90 percent of Americans eat ice cream regularly

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., & MODESTO, Calif. – July 05, 2012 – Summer is in full gear and temperatures are on the rise, what better way to cool off than with California ice cream? California is the nation’s number one ice cream producer, churning out over 142 million gallons of ice-cold creamy goodness each year. In honor of July Ice Cream Month, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), representing California’s more than 1600 dairy families, surveyed consumers to find out just where they find themselves enjoying some good-old fashion ice cream, frozen yogurt and gelato.

National Ice Cream Month: Celebrating Ice Cream California Style

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Governor Brown Declares June 2011 Real California Milk Month

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Dairypalooza: A Month of Real California Dairy

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