As a world food, potatoes are second in human consumption only to rice. And as thin, salted, crisp chips, they are world people’s favorite snack food. The origin of potato chips is in New England and as one man’s variation on the French-fried potato, And their production was the result not of a sudden stroke of the culinary invention but of a fit of pique.
1. George Crum invents the Saratoga Chip, a thin French fry in 1853.
In 1853, the George Crum was employed as a chef at the Moon Lake Lodge. The restaurant’s menu was thick-cut french fries prepared by George Crum which was very popular at that time. One dinner at Moon Lake Lodge, a guest found the thick-cut french fries is not suitable for his liking; Then he rejected this dinner order because the french fries were too thick. So George Crum decided to make too thin and crisp to skewer with a fork so as to rile this guest, but on the opposite result, the guest was so ecstatic to browned, paper-thin potatoes that other guests also order Crum’s thin potato chips, which began to appear on the restaurant’s menu named the Saratoga Chips.George Crum opened his own restaurant with the feature of potato chips in 1860.
2. The popularity of potato chips quickly spread across the country from 1895 to 1926.
At this period, the potato chips as a food in the grocery stores, however, the potato chips through peeling and slicing by hand was popular in the small region. But it was 1920 that the mechanical peeler which paved the way for potato chips from a small specialty item to popular snack foods, from the decades years, the potato chips became the large dinner dish,
3. Potato chips’ further boost from 1942 to 1962.
When the USA government declare the potato chip was as an essential food in 1942, during the Second War, all factories remain open. And after War, the potato chip became commonplace service dish, French onion soup mix stirred into sour cream was a perennial favorite. After that, the potato chips have many varieties with different flavoring and ingredients. Which were popularity in people’s daily life and snack food?
4. Potato chips are the most popular snack of today.
Potato chips are the most popular snack in the quick pace modern life. And the varieties and tastes become more and more abundant. The more and more people like to eat, and at the same time, the low-fat potato chips are the main current market.
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