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"Three Squares" traces the rise and fall of the American meal

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Vermont food historian and scholar Abigail Carroll's new book, Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal, is the story behind our modern eating habits. And it might be surprising to learn that the way we eat today is not as age-old as we might think. Three meals a day, that many of us try to adhere to, has more to do with cultural inheritance than biological necessity. Todd Moe spoke with Carrol about the history of meals from colonial breakfast porridge to modern casseroles and snack foods.

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