05/02/2013 08:57 am ET Updated Oct 01, 2013

Hidden Meanings Of Popular Food Phrases By Eat24


Ever say a classic idiom out loud and think to yourself, "what does that even mean?" We do it all the time. Today, from the excellent food nerds over at Eat24, comes a breakdown of some of the best and most classic food-related phrases we constantly utter without realizing it. A few of these are no-brainers, but a couple of them managed to surprise us. After you read this, let's definitely talk about bringing cake-circling back as a competitive sport. Over to you, Eat24:

"If you’re like us, you know how to bring home the bacon, (it’s pretty easy when you can order food online), but do you know what it actually means, or where the phrase comes from? Every day we say certain words and phrases that involve some of our favorite foods, and take them for granted. Some of your favorite sayings have incredibly rich and interesting beginnings. So join us on this adventure as we go through the hidden meanings of some of your favorite food phrases."

Hidden Meanings Of Popular Food Phrases

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