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04/16/2014 07:00 am ET

9 Foods That Were The Happiest Accidents

Great food can take careful planning, perfect timing and meticulous execution. It can also be a total accident. Some of our favorite foods, in fact, were born of unforeseen circumstances, by improvisation or by total mistake.

Did you know, for example, that potato chips were an unintentional product of a chef trying to prepare French fries to a customer's liking?

It's no secret that some of life's greatest inventions were actually accidents, and we couldn't be more grateful for these accidental food inventions.

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9 Foods That Were The Happiest Accidents

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