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NadaMoo!'s Birthday Cake Cookie Dough vegan frozen dessert uses coconut milk as its base. Because of its fat and sugar content, many vegan dairy producers say coconut is simply the easiest vegan platform to build a milk or cream out of. But almond milk is also a common choice, in part because it's so popular with consumers. Courtesy of NadaMoo! hide caption

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A colorful selection of gelato flavors for sale at a shop in Florence, Italy. Robert Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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Hot Enough For You? Cool Off With A Brief History Of Frozen Treats

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At Rukab's Ice Cream Parlor in downtown Ramallah, servers can stretch some flavors over a foot. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Gooey Goodness: Ramallah's Stretchy Ice Cream Delights

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Higher butterfat content makes ice cream thick and heavy, which is why you can get a nice, round, firm scoop of ice cream, shown at left. Gelato, at right, has less cream, which gives you softer drifts. iStockphoto/The Art of Making Gelato, Race Point Publishing hide caption

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Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

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The cardoon is like "celery on steroids," says McLaglan. Aya Brackett/Ten Speed Press hide caption

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From Coffee To Chicory To Beer, 'Bitter' Flavor Can Be Addictive

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(From left) Strawberries and cream gelato; peanut butter ice cream sandwich; dirty mint chip. Brian Leatart/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Designing The Perfectly Architectural Ice Cream Sandwich

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Thousands of students from around the world flock to courses near Bologna, in central Italy, at the headquarters of Carpigiani, the leading global manufacturer of gelato-making machines. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Italian University Spreads The 'Gelato Gospel'

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The Smitten Ice Cream shop in the Hayes Valley of San Francisco serves fresh ice cream with one novel ingredient: liquid nitrogen. The shop is located inside of a repurposed shipping container. Alan Greenblatt/NPR hide caption

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