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A Scoop of Heaven

 A Scoop of Heaven 

“Strawberry ice cream please!” There is nothing better than fresh cold ice cream on a hot summer day! But as you’re eating your luscious ice cream have you ever wondered where ice cream began or how it has evolved?

The very wise Chinese King Tang of Shang was the great inventor of the best refreshment in the world. He was thought to have “ice men” who filled pots with a syrupy mixture, snow, aFoogasmnd salt. And POOF ice cream was born. The Quaker’s were the ones who first introduced ice cream to the US. Did you know that Ben Franklin, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson were said to have eaten ice cream regularly! Also First Lady Dolley Madison served ice cream at her husband’s Inaugural Ball in 1813. To find more interesting facts about ice cream click here > http://www.icecream.com/icecreaminfo. As you can see ice cream has been around for quite a while.                                                                                        Leo Hidalgo via Compfight

In today’s world ice cream is a very popular choice. Ben and Jerry’s, Cold Stone, Turkey Hill, and many more have become famous for their delicious scoops of heaven. Without ice cream these companies would not be where they are today. Summer is almost here! So the next time you go to the pool don’t forget to get a cold sweet treat. And remember….. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.”



Quiz time! Let’s see who was paying attention! Comment below if you remember (Without scrolling up) one president who was known to have eaten ice cream regularly. Extra points if you can remember more!


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