the Germany of the 19th century, as is still the tradition in Germany
today, people ate bread for breakfast (either sweet bread with butter
and jam or dark bread with cold-cuts and cheese) and for supper (hearty
breads with cold-cuts and cheese). A hot meal was cooked for lunch. Over
time German immigrants in America changed their meals to eating a hot
meal for dinner and often replacing bread for breakfast with cereal.
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