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Why is a popsicle called a quiescently frozen confection?

May 10th, 2010

Episode 617 of 1067 episodes

Popsicles are also called "quiescently frozen confections" because of the way they're frozen. Learn more about how flavored ice treats are made -- and what distinguishes them from ice cream -- in this episode.

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