Food & History: July 10 1720 Mrs. Clements invents a method of preparing mustard flour or powder. 1840 Adolphus Busch born in Germany, founder of Anheuser Busch. 1990 French Master Chef and restaurateur Alain Chapel dies. 1999 Aaron ‘Bunny’ Lapin dies, inventor of whipped cream in an aerosol can. 2008 Rocky Aoki dies, founder of […]
Food & History: July 9 1872 The first doughnut cutter patented by John F. Blondel.
Food & History: July 8 1831 John Styth Pemberton, the pharmacist who invented Coca-Cola is born. 1844 Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln born, author of the original ‘Boston Cooking School Cook Book’. 1949 Chef, Restaurantuer and Author Wolfgang Puck born in Austria. 1957 Chocolatier William Cadbury dies at age 89. 2009 The town of Bundanoon in New […]
Food & History: July 7 1550 Chocolate first arrives in Europe. 1890 Henri Nestle dies, founder of the Nestle company. 1912 The first Horn & Hardart Automat in New York City is opens. 1928 Sliced bread comes into existence and sales increase 2000% over the next few months. 1958 The first IHOP (International House of […]
Food & History: July 6 1615 Furuta Shigenari (Furuta Oribe) dies. A Japanese master of the tea ceremony. 1799 Michael Thomas Bass, Jr. was born, Grandson of Bass Brewery founder, William Bass the largest brewery in the world. 1849 Minnesota’s first brewery opens St. Paul. 1869 Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa dies. He had imported 1,400 […]
Food & History: July 5 2006 Three people were arrested by the FBI for attempting to sell Coca-Cola trade secrets and recipes to Pepsi-Cola.
Food & History: July 4 1776 The 13 Colonies declare independence from Great Britain and become the United States of America. 1848 Francois Auguste René Vicomte de Chateaubriand dies. Chateaubriand was named after him which is a center cut from the beef tenderloin, grilled and served with béarnaise sauce and chateau potatoes. 1969 Elena Arzak born, […]
Food & History: July 3 1806 Michael Keens presents the first cultivated strawberry. 1857 Anna Maria Russell, 7th Duchess of Bedford dies. She is best known as being the originator of British Afternoon Tea during the late 1830s. 1908 Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher born. She was an American food critic and writer. 1924 Clarence Birdseye […]
Food & History: July 2 1932 Dave Thomas born, founder of Wendy’s Hamburger chain.
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 […]