Food & History: October 21

Food & History: October 21 1422  Charles VI of France dies. During his rule Taillevent was made Master of the King’s kitchens and gave sole rights for the aging of Roquefort cheese to the village of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon. 1911  William A. Mitchell born, a food chemist invented Tang, Pop Rocks, Cool Whip, quick-set Jell-O, and other […]

Food & History: September 9

Food & History: September 9 1754  Captain William Bligh born. The most famous mutiny in history took place on his ship while returning from Tahiti with breadfruit trees. 1843  Nancy M. Johnson receives a patent for the hand cranked ice cream freezer. 1890  Harland Sanders was born, Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food restaurant […]