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Today in History: March 23

Today in History: March 23 1806  Lewis & Clark expedition began the journey back to St. Louis from their winter encampment from Columbia River in Oregon. 1857  Fannie Merritt Farmer was born, American culinary authority, and author of the 1896 edition of ‘The Boston Cooking School Cook Book’ which became known in future editions as […]

Today in History: February 1

Today in History: February 1 1939  State Representative Cleveland Sleeper Jr. introduces a bill to the Maine Legislature making it illegal to use tomatoes in clam chowder.  New England clam chowder is typically white/cream based, while Manhattan clam chowder has a tomato base. 1953  Kraft Cheese & Dairy Company founder James Lewis Kraft dies. 1982  […]