Where Did That Come From? 15 Quick Peeks Into Food History

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Have you ever wondered who thought up the whisk? Or how chicken came to dominate the dinner plate? What about the origins of cellophane packaging, or who invented soft serve ice cream? If your curiosity is piqued, check out these 15 quick glimpses into food history, including a look at meat market playsets in Victorian times (yes!) and history’s 20 most significant food and drink inventions.

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