peanuts. Because America was first an agricultural nation. Maybe chestnuts, hickory nuts. If you are talking pre-industrial America. In post-agricultural America...I would wager that our first junk food was potato chips.
I heard once that Cracker Jacks are considered America's first junk food... but I don't know if that's true or not.
I'm guessing sugar cane or molasses since they were early staples.
Junk food as in things like potato chips, ect. So far no correct answers.
It must be hamburgers, as developed by the German immigrants from the town of Hamburg, if taken in the literal sense that the foodstuff was developed in America.
Otherwise, it would have to be whatever our (British) junk food was of the period of the late 17th/early 18th century. Take your pick from 4,683,694 menu ideas...
It has t be JERKY! Whether Beef, Buffalo, Deer, Elk, Wildcat, whatever, the leftover portions were often chopped/ground into lengths and dried to avoid losing the meat to spoilage. These JERKYs were taken on hunting trips, and often eaten by the kids.
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Cracker Jacks? They had a different name before the current name but I can't recall what it was.
by hubby7 12 years ago
I believe in staying fit and healthy. My motto is this: Make eat right the rule, and eating poorly the exception. However, like the alcoholic, I, too, fall off the wagon from time to time. I resort to eating junk food. And my favorite junk food is fried chicken, potato chips, and a coke....
by mac carter 11 years ago
What are the drawbacks of junk foods?
by TANJIM ARAFAT SAJIB 11 years ago
Do you take those food or not? I try to avoid those if I can.
by NJ Blake 10 years ago
Where does personal responsibility begin? The news is full of talk about government regulation and/or intervention - not surprising since it's an election year, but where should the line be drawn? Tobacco, alcohol, recreational drugs and birth control are all subject to some kind of regulation due...
by Robert T Gasperson 6 years ago
Why can't I stop eating fast food? Fast food for me is a vice. There's nothing else like it and even though I want to stop eating fast food I keep finding myself at the drive through window. I don't understand why my willpower is not stronger than it is.
by Shanna 10 years ago
How can I learn to like healthy foods more than I do junk foods?How can I get into the habit of eating healthy foods when junk food is so cheap and much more readily available? How can I learn to like healthy foods more than I like junk food?
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