preface / ix acknowledgments / xv one. Early Ices and Ice Creams / 1 two. Creme de la Cream / 26 three. Ingenious Foreigners and Others / 50 four. The Land of Ice Cream / 75 five. Screaming for Ice Cream / 103 six. Women's Work / 129 seven. Modern Times / 155 eight. Ice Cream for Breakfast / 180 epilogue. Industry and Artistry / 208 notes / 215 bibliography / 239 index / 000
Jeri Quinzio is the author of Ice Cream: The Ultimate Cold Comfort and a contributor to the ice cream entry in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America. She has written on articles on a variety of food history topics for numerous periodicals and newspapers.
"Masterfully documents ice cream's modern evolution from junket tablets for the home icebox through the... industrial ice-cream production."--Booklist