Food & History: July 9 1872 The first doughnut cutter patented by John F. Blondel.
Food & History: July 1 1910 Ward Baking Company of Chicago opens the first completely automated bread plant in the United States. 1916 Coca-Cola starts using a new contoured bottle to stay ahead of the competition. 1936 Wally Amos, Jr. born, creator of ‘Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies’. 1953 Cheez Whiz introduced by Kraft. 2007 […]
Food & History: June 30 1896 William S. Hadaway receive a US patent an electric stove. 1906 The Pure Food & Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act were passed by Congress. 1985 James A. Dewar dies, creator of the ‘Twinkie’ in 1930.
Food & History: June 19 1987 Ben & Jerry Ice Cream introduces Cherry Garcia as its new flavor. 2009 The United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) projects the number of people near starvation is set to reach a record high of over 1 billion in 2009, which is 1/6 of the world’s population.
Food & History: June 15 1851 Jacob Fussell opens the first commercial ice cream factory. 1914 Bob Wian born, founder of the Big Boy restaurant chain, later sold to Marriott. 1958 Pizza Hut is established and opens in Wichita, Kansas.
Food & History: June 13 1789 Alexander Hamilton’s wife serves General George Washington ice cream at a dinner party 2010 Jimmy Dean dies at age 81. Once a country music singer, he later founded Jimmy Dean Meat Company best known for its breakfast sausages.
Food & History: June 10 1869 Frozen food shipped long distance for the first time. Texas beef sent by steamship to New Orleans. 1916 William Rosenberg founder of Dunkin’ Donuts born. 1935 Alcoholics Anonymous founded. 1985 Coca-Cola announces bringing back the old formula Coke, to replace the “New Coke” nobody wanted. Some say it was […]
Food & History: June 8 1784 Marie-Antoine Careme born, known as the “Chef of kings and the king of chefs.” 1786 The first advertisement for ice cream made commercially appears in New York’s City Tavern 1880 General Mills wins 3 top medals for their flour, including the ‘Gold Medal’. 1953 The Supreme Court ruled that restaurants […]
Food & History: May 28 1897 Jell-O Brand Gelatin introduced.
Food & History: May 20 1506 Explorer Christopher Columbus dies. 1799 Honore de Balzac Born. Author and food enthusiast, Balzac would lock himself in a room when he had a spell of creativity consuming only fruit, eggs and coffee. When he took a break he consumed huge amounts of food. One report recalls that at […]