Where does gingerbread come from, and why is it called that? The answer involves the crusades, witchcraft, and taxation without representation.
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Where Does Pie Come From?
Where does pie come from, and why do we eat it on Thanksgiving? The answer involves a certain bird known for collecting miscellaneous objects, Queen Elizabeth I, and elaborate dinnertime entertainment.
Where Did S’mores Come From?
Where did s’mores come from? The answer involves the Girl Scouts, a Wikipedia hoax, and the Father of American Vegetarianism.
C Is for Cookie
Who invented the cookie? The answer involves the luxuries of the Persian Empire, cookery books, and Dutch funerals.