Laura Anker Grossman called the East Hampton School Board meeting to order for the last time on Tuesday night after 20 years of service, a bittersweet event attended by her husband, Stephen Grossman, her grandson, Mizel Faison, and a large audience of well-wishers.
Alexander the Great was a big fan, as were George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. Charles I of England was so entranced with its flavors that he tried to keep the recipe secret as a royal prerogative.
The cause of this historical brouhaha? Ice cream.