With Independence Day tomorrow, the WSU Insider dug into the Ask Dr. Universe archives for one of our 2016 favorites on how to make a classic July treat.

The fictional feline Dr. Universe explains to a curious 7‑year‑old how to make ice cream at home before sitting down with John Haugen, manager of the WSU Creamery, to learn how the professionals do it at Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe.

Either way, the best part of the job is always eating the ice cream.

Visit the Ask Dr. Universe website for answers to more questions from curious elementary and middle school students.