Before You Tuck Into That Turkey Dinner…

The holiday are coming, and whether you’ll be at home toiling in the kitchen, visiting friends or family, or keeping as far away from the cooking as possible, there will inevitably be food involved. It might be a full Christmas turkey dinner or just some bar snacks on a beach in Goa, but someone, somewhere will have gone to some considerable effort to put some food in your cake hole.

 

Well, guess what? It wasn’t always so simple to make a meal that was not only tasty, but also safe, healthy and nourishing. With all the tools to make life easier these days, we take for granted that not so long ago, something as fundamental as eating took a quite a bit of effort.

 

So as you sigh at the prospect of slathering some butter on a raw bird and popping it in the cooker for three hours, try to remember it wasn’t always so straightforward, as this clever infographic demonstrates…

 

A 7 Step History of the Oven