When we started making lazy Susans, we couldn't help but wonder about its origins. What resulted was a deep dive into several sites to figure it all out. We started our search with the very simple question: what is a lazy Susan?
A lazy Susan is a rotating circular tray that is often made of wood — just like the one pictured above — that is placed on a table or countertop to make serving food easier. The lazy Susan origin story is a fascinating one, and can be traced back to the 18th century! So, why is it called a lazy Susan? Discover the reasons with us.