POTATO CHIPSIn 1853, chef George Crum was annoyed by acustomer who kept sending his fried potatoes back to the kitchen, complaining that they were not crunchy enough. Crum sliced the potatoes verythinly, fried them, and added salt. The crunchy chips quickly became a local hit in New England and were called"Saratoga Chips," after the town in which they were invented.
COFFEEFrom SlashFoods: "The Legend of Kaldi maintains that an Abyssian or Ethopian goat herder noticed that his flock was acting especially frisky after chowing down on some bright red berries. After sampling some for himself and verifying the mood shift, he brought the berries to a local imam who studied them, eventually roasting and boiling a batch in water.
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