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Surprising reasons why your favorite foods were invented

Lovefood Logo By Miriam Carey of Lovefood | Slide 1 of 26: When you sip a gin and tonic or buy a hot dog, do you ever stop and think how it was invented? Some of our most everyday dishes and drinks have quite unusual reasons as to why they were first made and eaten, from preserving food to being used as medicine. Here are some common foods with uncommon origins.

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When you sip a gin and tonic or buy a hot dog, do you ever stop and think how it was invented? Some of our most everyday dishes and drinks have quite unusual reasons as to why they were first made and eaten, from preserving food to being used as medicine. Here are some common foods with uncommon origins.
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