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Food & History: July 10

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 8

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

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

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 3

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 1

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  […]