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Ice Cream Machines: The Perfect Summer Accessory
Are you an ice cream lover? Did you know National Ice Cream Day is the 3rd Sunday in July and that Ice Cream Day is the 13th of December?
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and the 3rd Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.
So when you get the urge for a snack on a hot, humid day consider a generous scoop of your favorite treat, and make it yourself with your very own ice cream machine.
A Little History
Ice cream originated in the 4th century B.C. Roman Emperor Nero (A.D. 37-68) ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings. King Tang (A.D. 618-97) of Shang, China had a method for creating ice and milk concoctions.
This famous treat was likely brought from China to Europe where recipes for ices, sherbets, and milk ices evolved. Later the dessert was imported to America and served for early American Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
In 1843, Nancy Johnson created the first ice cream machine. This frozen treat maker included a crank that mixed ingredients together so it would freeze smoothly. Then, making the treat was a long, tedious process; today, it's easy.
Ice cream machines are easy to use and provide a fresh treat within minutes. With a frozen treat maker you can create a great tasty snack you and your friends can enjoy.
Creating the Perfect Dessert with an Ice Cream Machine
When I think of ice cream, I imagine summer days and staying cool, ice cream parlors and birthday parties. It's definitely nostalgic. Summer and ice cream go hand in hand. You can't have one without the other, and one of the best ways to enjoy it is with your very own frozen dessert maker. These handy kitchen appliances are the perfect summer accessory.
Not only does an frozen treat maker create any flavor you want, but they're portable so you can make it wherever and whenever you want too! This tasty dessert is a great summer tradition, and it can be a great family tradition too! Having a party? It's the perfect dessert. Use your maker to serve a fresh dessert to your guests. Make your favorite recipe and share it with others.
Whether you're entertaining children or adults, all of your guests will love a fresh homemade dessert. Frozen treat makers are quick and efficient. And most of them include a freeze insulated canister for storing leftovers. These handy little accessories are easy to clean, easy to use, and typically dishwasher safe too, making them great for any household.
Frozen dessert makers come in all shapes and sizes, and most models make a variety of snacks. Make a traditional snack or a healthy alternative; it's up to you. Most models make sorbet, sherbet, yogurt, or gelato. Love candy? Many varieties include candy crushers. Mix in M&M's, Oreos, or Snickers. The possibilities are endless.
Your Ice Cream Machine
This decadent dessert is an American summer tradition. Make it anyway you want, it will be ready in minutes.
On a specialized diet? An ice cream machine is the perfect option. Provide your children with a healthy alternative. Instead of stopping at your local parlor, go home and make the snack yourself. Your frozen treat maker works for you, you put the ingredients in and the maker does the work. It's easy!
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