Turnspit Dogs: The rise and fall of the Vernepator Cur

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    From The Kitchen Sisters‘ latest food special, Hidden Kitchen World,  we hear the little-known story of the turnspit dog.

    Beginning in medieval Britain, and right up through colonial America (including the Philadelphia kitchen of William Penn), it was a certain kind of dog bred to run endlessly on a wheel that turned the roasting spit over the kitchen fire.

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