No one can say for certain how National Pretzel Day started, but on this day we celebrate the world's oldest snack, the Pretzel. Pretzels date back to 610 AD. There are several stories. Some say an Italian monk baked thin strips of dough into the shape of a child's arms folded in prayer. He is said to have given the pretzels as a reward to children who learned their prayers. Others believe the Pretzel originated with Monks in Southern France.
Regardless of who invented the Pretzel, it is a delicious treat which deserves celebration! This child is obviously enjoying that pretzel--but I have NO idea what food is on that fork. Any suggestions?
Happy National Pretzel Day and Happy Postcard Friendship Friday!
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