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Some Food Origins

Miss Cellania
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You may have heard that pizza is an American invention, ice cream is Italian, and The Earl of Sandwich invented the sandwich. Not so! Here's a look at the origins of some foods you enjoy every day. Some are a lot older than you may think!

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More food history, after the jump.

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Update: For a much more detailed history of pizza, see David's Tuesday Turnip!

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