‘Doing the Dew’ with Mountain Dew’s new cook book!

Studio 814

In honor of their 80th anniversary, Mountain Dew released a cook book of recipes involving their soft drinks! It’s called The Big Bold Book of MTN DEW Recipes.

Studio 814’s Rebecca Petner talks to food blogger and chef, Skylar Bouchard about the new book.

From Cheetos and Dew Mozzarella Bites to Dew Grilled Citrus Chicken, and even Code Red Toasted Almond Cheesecake. There is something for every palate.

Wanna know the history of Mountain Dew?

Originally a nickname for Moonshine, Mountain Dew was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, 80 years ago. Two brothers created the drink as a mixer for their whiskey to make it taste better after moving to a state where their previous favorite mixer was not available. The name Mountain Dew was put on the beverage as a joke by the brothers as they said it tasted like moonshine when mixed with liquor. The brothers never intended for commercial success of their beverage, but in 1951 a soda bottler asked about rights for the soft drink. By 1951 Mountain Dew was ready for store shelves.

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