The Truth About the Origin of the Potato Chip by Today I Found Out   5 months ago

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The prevailing story of the origin of the potato chip starts in Saratoga Springs, New York, a historically affluent and resort community. It was 1853, eight years before the beginning of the Civil War. Known for its mineral springs and their supposed rejuvenation properties, Saratoga Springs had just started becoming a tourist destination with help of the railroad that cut through the town. Resorts, inns, restaurants, and spas had begun to crop up along the shores of Saratoga Lake. Moon’s Lake House, owned by Cary Moon, was one of the finest of those restaurants. Vacationers and wealthy summer home owners visited the restaurant often. At the restaurant, two people shared the cooking responsibilities, Catherine “Aunt Kate” Weeks and her brother (or brother-in-law, depending on who’s telling the story), George Crum.

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http://www.saratoga.com/news/saratoga-chips.cfm
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/Potato.htm
http://www.jstmoon.com/histories/Moon's%20Restaurant%20NY.pdf
http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1499968?uid=3739560&uid=2134&uid=2483512557&uid=2&uid=70&uid=3&uid=2483512547&uid=3739256&uid=60&purchase-type=both&accessType=none&sid=21104602199797&showMyJstorPss=false&seq=1&showAccess=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Crum
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http://books.google.com/books?id=QYoXAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=The+Cook%E2%80%99s+Oracle;+Containing+Receipts+for+Plain+Cookery,+on+the+Most+Economical+Plan+for+Private+Families:+Also+the+Art+of+Composing+the+Most+Simple+and+Most+Highly+Finished+Broths,+Gravies,+Soups,+Sauces,+Store+Sauces,+and+Flavouring+Essences;+the+Quantity+of+each+Article+is+Accurately+Stated+by+Weight+and+Measure;+the+Whole+Being+the+Result+of+Actual+Experiments+Instituted+in+the+Kitchen+of+a+Physician&hl=en&sa=X&ei=GnQOVMD9J4qvogTivILYDQ&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=potato&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Scudder

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https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-89666207/stock-photo-hearty-potato-chips-in-a-bowl
https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-116823674/stock-photo-chips%2C-a-lot-of-chips
https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-178010410/stock-photo-a-lot-of-potatoes-chips-yellow-salted-potato-chips-as-background-chips-texture
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