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4 of the Chillest ways to spend National Ice Cream Day

The dog days of summer are well upon us. Unpredictable heat waves come and go, yet without fail, each year our saving grace returns. You guessed it… National Ice Cream Day. Grab a spoon and we will show you how to celebrate, 49 Below style. Sundaes on a Sunday People usually start their day with a hot cup of joe, but what better way to end the week than with some Vietnamese coffee, topped with chocolate chips and a little caramel drizzle. Or, for a refreshing mid-day snack, dig into the always classic Vanilla Bean, and load it up with some strawberries, blackberries, and even a maraschino cherry to seal the deal. When it comes to ice cream sundaes the...

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The best homemade chocolate sauce!

Forget the chocolate syrup you find at your local grocers and make this super simple chocolate sauce instead. Made with ingredients you probably already have at home, this sauce is quick and simple to make. This recipe uses only four ingredients: cocoa, chocolate, sugar and water. To make it even easier, the ratio is equal parts of everything, so you can easily scale it up or down to make it for one or 100. Expert Tip: You can substitute the water with coffee, orange juice etc if you'd like to switch things up.    Ingredients:  ¼ cup water, plus more if needed to thin the sauce out a bit ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup cocoa (Dutch-process cocoa preferred) ¼ cup finely chopped chocolate (70% cacao works...

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