Some people claim that ice cream tastes best just made, so Alton Brown went down to try it at Three f(x) Ice Cream & Waffles in Jacksonville, Florida, where they make ice cream to order. They have a machine that stays at -30°F (-34.4°C) and cools the mixture in seconds.
Why make your own? Because it will taste better than any supermarket chunky or creamy crap, and it’s not that hard to do yourself! Or at least not that hard for an Alton Brown recipe.
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