Ice Cream Is a Perennial Favorite Ice cream is one of America's favorite desserts. Hear about this favorite from its likely beginnings in China to its place on the dinner table at the White House.
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Ice Cream Is a Perennial Favorite

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Ice Cream Is a Perennial Favorite

Ice Cream Is a Perennial Favorite

Ice Cream Is a Perennial Favorite

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Ice cream is one of America's favorite desserts.

Hear about this favorite from its likely beginnings in China to its place on the dinner table at the White House. It even achieved great acclaim atop the crusted cone at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904.