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Screaming For Ice Cream: New England's Favorite Frozen Treat

July 14, 2017

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated the third Sunday in July as National Ice Cream Day. It’s a special day here in Massachusetts, where we double-dip every day of the year, even in freezing temperatures. And it was here in Greater Boston where ice cream innovators helped catapult ice cream from a mass-produced product to a handmade, artisanal specialty. Our guests talk to us about the ice cream revolution of "smush-ins," global culinary trends and even savory ice cream, and give us their take on why they think New England loves ice cream so much.


BONUS: Diet ice cream? Our guests discuss this latest trend.


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