April 26th Is National Pretzel Day, But Where Did These Little Snacks Come From?
Opinion | Considered one of the world's oldest snack foods by self-proclaimed pretzel aficionados, they have been a favorite treat for hundreds of years, possibly longer. Pretzels come in many shapes and sizes. The most common are bites, braids, loops, nuggets, rods, twists, and the traditional "pretzel shape," representing crossed arms. Whether they're soft, hard, or broken, pretzels are great on their own or paired with other foods and drinks. Beer, I'm looking at you!