We have entered the dog days of summer.
Here in Texas, we fully expect it to be toasty this time of year, but this summer has been torrid. I walked outside after work yesterday, and even my eyes felt hot.
So begins our obsession with ways to keep cool: spring-fed swimming pools, cold saunas, smartphone fan attachments and ice cream—pounds upon pounds of ice cream.
Along with demand comes variety. Ice cream makers have developed an abundance of flavors, types and variations of the cold treat.
So, as you’re eating most of your 23 pounds this summer, test your ice cream vocabulary with the list below. Definitions from icecreamhistory.net.