Amarillo, TX – I-40’s last call for ice cream

four Cadillacs at Cadillac Ranch, in Amarillo Texas

On the western edge of the Braum’s landscape sits Amarillo, Texas, home to five Braum’s stores. The largest city in the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo was originally called Oneida when it was founded in the late 1880s. The town grew to prominence as a hub of the cattle trade, and remains a stronghold of the meatpacking industry.

As a stop on Interstate 40, Amarillo offers residents and guests alike plenty of entertainment, whether you’re moving into the area or just making a pit stop on a cross-country trek. Continue reading

Origins of Eggnog

eggnog in a bowl and punch cups with candle on red table cloth

If pumpkin spice indicates the beginning of fall, eggnog ushers in the start of the Christmas season. Recipes for the eggy, custardy drink abound, and it can be found as a component of hundreds more. Eggnog waffles, eggnog lattes, eggnog ice cream – it’s almost impossible to celebrate the holidays without eggnog in some form.

Like so many long-standing favorites, it’s not clear where eggnog came from, why it’s called eggnog, or even what ingredients were in the first recipes. Continue reading

Braum’s 2015 Holiday Recipes Brochure

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Family, food, friends, parties, the list goes on and on. So, during this busy time of the year we try to help make keeping food on the table easy!  We’ve created a Holiday Recipe Guide featuring delicious, easy-to-make recipes that will impress your guests and reduce your holiday stress! This year we have everything from an Egg Nog Breakfast Bake to a Grilled Turkey and Brie Sandwich (made with leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner)! Shop our Fresh Market and pick up your free Holiday Recipe Guide today, or flip through it here.

Spice Up the Holidays With Braum’s Egg Nog

Holiday Egg Nog 255x200The holidays are filled with tradition and one of the most popular is Braum’s Premium Egg Nog available now in all Braum’s stores. Braum’s Egg Nog is real old-fashioned egg nog – not an imitation drink – made with fresh milk and cream, pure cane sugar, and a special blend of spices! Enjoy a glass of this smooth and creamy holiday beverage sprinkled with nutmeg, as a creamer in your coffee, or as an ingredient in your favorite holiday recipes. Available in half gallons in Braum’s Fresh Market. Now through Christmas.

From cow to cone

FROM COW TO CONEFrom the earliest moments of recorded history, humans have been seeking out cool treats for relief from the heat of sun, mixing honey and fruit with snow or ice. Sometime in the 16th century, the dessert we know as ice cream was discovered in England, France, and Italy. Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were both known to have loved ice cream, and regularly enjoyed it in their homes. Today, Americans consume nearly 50 pints apiece, every year. Continue reading

Easy weeknight dinners from the Braum’s Fresh Market

pot roast - Braum's Fresh MarketAfter fighting through rush hour traffic, no one wants to fight the grocery store madness, The Braum’s Fresh Market makes it easy to get the groceries you need to make a great meal for your family, without the hassle of an overcrowded grocery store aisle.

Here are three easy dinners you can enjoy on a busy weeknight from the great selection in our Fresh Market. Continue reading

Braum’s NEW Chicken Dinners

Chicken & Steak Dinner Reg. CardIf you love chicken, then you have to try Braum’s NEW Chicken Dinners! The Chicken Strip Dinner comes with four deliciously seasoned 100% all white chicken breast strips, and the Chicken Fried Steak Dinner is served nice and cripsy. Both come with golden crinkle cut french fries, tangy coleslaw, our creamy country gravy and our new Braum’s Dipping Sauce that packs a bold, southwest kick. Oh, and don’t forget the dinner roll (baked fresh in our bakery)! Great for lunch or dinner!

 

The anatomy of the perfect limeade

limeadepost1A spin-off of the venerable lemonade, the limeade is a straightforward old-fashioned drink. It’s no surprise, then, that it’s a staple of our beverage lineup, and a favorite of our customers. We pride ourselves on the quality of our limeade, from the fresh-cut limes, to the simple syrup we use to sweeten it. Why do we do it the old-fashioned way? Because that’s the way it tastes best.

Popular around the world, the limeade is often found in tropical areas, consumed as a way to beat the insufferable heat. Not too different from our Oklahoma summers, so we find a fresh limeade to be the perfect way to cool down on the hottest days of the year. Continue reading

Braum’s, Celebrating Ice Cream Every Day!

July may be National Ice Cream Month, but at Braum’s –it’s an ice cream celebration every day, and it has been that way for many years. However, centuries ago, Europeans could not have possibly foreseen that Braum’s would make the Black Walnut famous by making it an ice cream flavor!

Braum’s Premium Black Walnut ice cream uses real black walnuts and lots of them so that every spoonful of Braum’s Black Walnut ice cream brings you the full flavor of a terrific ice cream.2126-black-walnut

The company sold almost 193,000 three pint cartons of black walnut last year. Nearly 43,000 pounds of black walnuts were used to make the delicious Braum’s flavor.

Ice cream is like an art and it all starts at the Braum Family Farm in Tuttle, Oklahoma. Located on the farm is Braum’s Processing Plant, Bakery, Private Dairy Herd and Milking Operation. Continue reading

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