It's Very PresidentialIn 1812, first lady Dolley Madison served ice cream at the second inaugural ball. Today, ice cream is often on the menu for White House state dinners. This dessert, three ice creams presented on a white chocolate lily pad with a lotus flower, was created for the Official Visit of the Prime Minister of India on July 18, 2005.
Famous FansPadraig Harrington of Ireland, right, and his caddie eat ice cream during practice for the British Open Golf championship, at the Royal Birkdale golf course, Southport, England, Wednesday, July 16, 2008. On Sunday, July 20, Harrington won the tournament, becoming the first European golfer with back to back wins in more than 100 years.
A Cool TreatDifferent kinds of ice-cream are seen in an ice cream parlour in Goeppingen, southern Germany, June 20, 2008. The Chinese are generally credited for creating the first ice creams, possibly as early as 3000 BC. In 1845, the invention of the hand-cranked ice cream freezer dramatically cranked up production.
A Mister Softee ice cream truck makes its way through the streets of Brooklyn, New York, June 18, 2007.