The History of Ice Cream

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Jeri Quinzio is the author of Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making.  When they figured out how to freeze liquids in the 17th Century, people started adding custard to make "Iced Creams," a precursor to what we now know as ice cream.  Refrigeration helped ice cream become a nationwide phenomenon in the U.S.

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