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Why Don’t Ice Cream Sandwiches Melt?

24 Jan 2018

Walmart recently came under fire for their ice cream sandwiches, because they apparently do not melt. People flocked to YouTube to document their ‘unmelting’ desserts, claiming that their solid...

Jamie Oliver Cooks Up an Anal Argument

7 Dec 2017

British chef Jamie Oliver opened up quite a can of worms with his plan to improve the food served in Los Angeles schools.  Actually, worms would probably be an improvement over some of the fatty...

Smooth ice cream

31 May 2017

If you see a product label that lists “guar gum or cellulose gum” among its ingredients you would probably expect to chew rather than lick.  But these substances are critical to making a smooth...

A Novel Ice Cream

23 May 2017

An ice cream parlor recently developed a new ice cream flavor: vanilla lemon “Baby Gaga”, made from real human breast milk. Though breast milk has been known for its nutritious content and benefits...

Cellulose gum serves an important purpose in ice cream!

25 Apr 2017

If you see a product label that lists “guar gum" or "cellulose gum” among its ingredients you would probably expect to chew rather than lick. But these substances are critical to making a smooth...

Is it true that ice cream that doesn’t melt easily should be avoided?

20 Mar 2017

Joe Mercola, the font of much Internet poppycock, thinks that the safety of ice cream is somehow related to the ease with which it melts. He and other bloggers not well versed in science suggest...

Salt is used to melt ice, but it is also used to make ice cream. Why?

20 Mar 2017

Why is it that in hot countries we put salt on ice in the ice cream makers to keep the ice from melting, while in cold countries we put salt on ice to melt it? In both cases, the answer is based on...

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