Food & History: September 7 1822 A treadmill for grinding corn powered by prisoners begins at New York City Prison. 1840 Luther Crowell born, inventor of the machine to make square bottomed grocery bags.
Food & History: September 1 1910 Heinz Tomato Soup goes on sale in the United Kingdom for first time at Fortnum & Mason. 1951 The Premier is the first supermarket in Britain to opens.
Food & History: August 29 1893 60 independent orange growers formed the Southern California Fruit Exchange to market their fruit. 1896 Chop suey created in New York City by the Cantonese chef of Chinese Ambassador Li Hung-Chang. 1933 The “Fritos” snack corn chip trademarked. 2007 Alfred Peet dies, founder of Peet’s Coffee & Tea in […]
Food & History: August 18 2010 USDA expanded a recall of eggs from two Iowa producers to 380 million eggs nationwide after they were linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning.
Food & History: August 4 1693 Dom Perignon discovers the process for making champagne. He is quoted as saying “Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!”. It was originally a process to preserve food in wine such as peas and vegetables. 1930 The first King Kullen supermarket opens in Queens, New York and is recognized by the […]
Michael Ruhlman Amongst many of his books on food, cooking, dining, restaurants, and the life of a chef, is Grocery by Michale Ruhlman. This is a must-read no matter who you are. Regardless if you are in child in grammar school, a college grad, a chef or even a simple home cook who is cooking […]