Food & History: September 25 1985 William Cumming Rose dies, the American biochemist who established the importance of the 8 essential amino acids in human nutrition. 2007 The United States Patent & Trademark Office issued a certificate canceling all claims related to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich patent.
Food & History: April 30 1792 John Montague, Earl of Sandwich dies. Captain Cook named the Sandwich Islands after him (now known as Hawaii). He is said to have invented the sandwich as a quick meal so as not to interrupt his gambling sessions. 1939 The New York World’s Fair opens with the theme ‘Dawn […]