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Culinary Inventions


Isn't it hard to think of a world without sandwiches and ice cream cones? I mean I can hardly imagine a world without my cell phone or macbook let alone everyday food staples and lazy summer Sunday favorites. Wondering why I'm wondering about this? Well on today's date in 1792, John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, yes the guy who invented the sandwich, died (that's him pictured at right, what a looker!). It is believed that he wanted a quick meal that he could eat in one hand (he needed the other to hold his cards) during his gambling sessions. Also on April 30, the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair opened and everyone knows that is where ice cream cones were created. Oh and I know how much you love donuts, the first Dunkin Donuts opened today on my birth year in 1981.

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