Jan 29 201515 Heather Arndt Anderson on the History of Breakfast

This week’s episode has a slightly different format from previous entries. We sat down with food historian Heather Arndt Anderson, author of Breakfast: A History, and talked about this history of breakfast. Topics ranged from how orange juice became a breakfast drink, how bacon was marketed as an essential morning meat, the accidental invention of corn flakes, and the gender politics surrounding breakfast.

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Related Links:

GetĀ Breakfast: A History and Portland: A Food Biography fromĀ Powells.com

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And, because I mentioned it on a tangent, here’s a time lapse of the Ottoman Empire over time.

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