Tales of Future Past v2

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Electric Hotdog

Future Kitchen

Go to any cheap company canteen or convenience store and you're bound to find a dirty microwave waiting to heat up a Hot Pocket.  Not so in the pioneering days of the food vending machine when all manner of doges were used to provide the customer with hot food. Hot soup? Try tins kept in a heated compartment in the machine. Popcorn?  Automatic poppers. Chips? Imagine a deep fat fryer at the ready.

Then there's this high-tech idea from the 1940s. Put your money in and a hot dog slides into a high-frequency radio coil used nowadays to melt metal.

The effect on the palate was similar.

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