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Answers to the Ice Cream Trivia Contest

Thanks again to everyone who participated in yesterday's Ice Cream Trivia Contest. Congratulations to our ten winners, enjoy your ice cream! And as promised, the answers to the trivia questions: 1. How many lbs of milk does it take to make one gallon of ice cream? 12 2. In what year did the first ice cream parlor in America open? 1776, believe it or not! 3. Who invented the first hand-crank ice cream maker? Nancy Johnson 4. How many licks (on average) does it take to eat a single scoop of ice cream? 50 5. Which world leader worked as a research chemist and helped develop methods for preserving ice cream? Margaret Thatcher... More

Serious Eats Ice Cream Trivia Contest

One of the perks of working at Serious Eats world headquarters is that every once in awhile people stop by with food. A couple of months ago a few folks from Häagen-Dazs stopped by asking us to sample their new Reserve line. They even brought along an oenophile to help us understand just what it was we were going to taste. He was a good guy, but we don't need a wine geek to tell us what's good when it comes to ice cream. And these flavors were seriously good: Hawaiian Lehua Honey and Sweet Cream, which was kissed with just enough sweet honey flavor, Toasted Coconut Sesame Brittle, which tasted like a good version of one of those... More

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