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Rice Krispie Day

Today is National  Rice Krispie Day and  National Cheeseburger Day.

Since I don't eat beef I'm only excited about the Rice Krispies - not excited to eat a bowl of cereal, although I still love that snap, crackle and pop. I still remember as a kid putting my ear to the bowl of cereal to hear the snapping crackling and popping, but I'm talking Rice Krispie Treats!

In 1939 two homemakers, Mildred Day and Malitta Jensen invented Rice Krispie treats to sell because their Campfire Girl troops needed to make money for meetings... Genius is all that I can say to Mildred and Malitta.

Have an awesome Tuesday - I'm off to buy marshmallows, Rice Krispies and butter.

Rice Krispies (known as Rice Bubbles in Australia and New Zealand) is a breakfast cereal that was created by Clayton Rindlisbacher for the Kellogg company, and later marketed by Kellogg's in 1927 and released to the public in 1928.


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