The history of Rocky Road ice cream seems to be, well, rocky.
[hangs head in shame]
That was a horrible joke.
What I mean is, there really isn’t any fact to back it up. It centers around two stories told by two different companies that are unable to provide any definitive sources.
That’s cool. I ain’t mad at cha.
To quote Albus Dumbledore, greatest headmaster Hogwarts has ever known, “From this point forth, we shall be leaving the firm foundation of fact and journeying together through the murky marshes of memory into thickets of wildest guesswork.” (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Duh.)
First, let’s talk a little about ice cream during the Great Depression.