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A Delicious History of Ice Cream

3000-300 BCE

People in China, India, and the Middle East figure out how to harvest ice and snow from the mountains in winter and store it in straw-filled caves for summer. They use it to make cool drinks of snow, wine, and fruit juice.

300 CE

Experimenters in China and India discover that adding salt to snow makes a slush that gets very cold.

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