Food & History: June 1 1495 Scotch whiskey in written form first appears in the Exchequer Rolls of Scotland. 1875 A.P. Ashbourne receives a patent for domestic use coconut.
Food & History: May 31 1892 Lea & Perrins label trademarked. 1980 Christopher Kimball begins publishing Cook’s magazine. 1983 Boxer & New York restauranteur Jack Dempsey dies.
Food & History: May 30 1918 Sausage maker Bob Evans born, also founder of Bob Evans Restaurants. 1926 James McLamore born, founder of Burger King.
Food & History: May 29 1630 Charles II, king of England born. Merry Monarch tea was introduced to England during his reign. 1886 Coca-Cola advertised for the first time in the Atlanta Daily. 1919 Charles Strite applies for a pop-up toaster patent. 2004 Tens of millions of pounds of almonds recalled by one of the […]
Food & History: May 28 1897 Jell-O Brand Gelatin introduced.
Food & History: May 27 1901 American biochemist Conrad Arnold Elvehjem Born. 1919 US Patent issued for ‘Pyrex’ glass (sodium borosilicate glass). 1933 Automatic soda fountain dispenser first introduced by Coca-Cola. 1966 English Chef Heston Blumenthal born. 1975 British Chef Jamie Oliver born.
Food & History: May 26 1818 French Chef Urbain Dubois born. 1955 Japanese Iron Chef Morimoto Masaharu born in Hiroshima, Japan.
Food & History: May 25 1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrives in Britain. 1918 H. David Dalquist born, creator of the aluminum Bundt Pan in the 1950s. 1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and […]
Food & History: May 24 1686 Gabriel Fahrenheit born, the German physicist who invented the Fahrenheit temperature scale thermometer. 1893 The Anti-Saloon League was founded by Howard H. Russell at Oberlin, Ohio. 1945 The first Food-O-Mat installed in a New Jersey Grand Union Company store. 1976 Two California wines won top honors in France at […]
Food & History: May 23 2016 Archaeologists uncovered a brewery over 5,000 years old in the Central Plain of China. It is the oldest beer-making facility ever discovered in China. Residue found inside pots were a mix of fermented grains such as millet, barley and Job’s tears, a chewy Asian grain also known as Chinese […]