Food & History: November 1

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Food & History: November 1 1897  The Waldorf-Astoria opens as the largest hotel in the world at the time with 1,300 rooms. 1997  Victor Mills […]

Food & History: October 31

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Food & History: October 31 Halloween 1905  Campbell’s logo trademark for baked beans. 1917  British Food Author Patience Gray born. 1920  Justice Oliver Wendell Homes hands […]

Food & History: October 30

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Food & History: October 30 1815  Horticulturist Andrew Jackson Downing born. Author of ‘The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America’.  1877  Irma S. Rombauer born, […]

Food & History: October 28

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Food & History: October 28 1846  Georges Auguste Escoffier born. Known as “the emperor of chefs” and “emperor of the world’s kitchens” by Emperor William II […]

Food & History: October 27

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Food & History: October 27 1728  Captain James Cook born, the British explorer who charted many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands, better known as […]

Food & History: October 26

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Food & History: October 26 1734   Thomas Henry born, an apothecary in England, who was the first to artificially carbonate water. 1854  C.W. Post born, […]

Food & History: October 25

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Food & History: October 25 1811  Dr. John M. Riggs born, the first surgeon to operate on a patient under anaesthesia when he extracted a […]

Food & History: October 24

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Food & History: October 24 1911  Nathaniel Wyeth born, a chemist who invented PET (polyethylene terephthalate), the first plastic strong enough to use to bottle […]

Food & History: October 23

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Food & History: October 23 1762  Samuel Morey born, an American inventor of a steam powered roasting spit. The patent was signed by George Washington. […]

Food & History: October 22

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Food & History: October 22 1897  Ettore “Hector” Boiardi, better known as Chef Boyardee born. 1981  The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approves NutraSweet (Aspartame), […]

Food & History: October 21

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Food & History: October 21 1422  Charles VI of France dies. During his rule Taillevent was made Master of the King’s kitchens and gave sole […]

Food & History: October 20

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Food & History: October 20 1970  Norman Ernest Borlaug receives the Nobel Peace Prize for the ‘Green Revolution’ in which he developed new varieties of […]

Food & History: October 19

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Food & History: October 19 1917  Salvation Army volunteer Helen Purviance made the first doughnuts for homesick US soldiers. 1960 The United States imposed an […]

Food & History: October 18

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Food & History: October 18 1966  American Merchant S.S. Kresge dies, founder of Kmart,  eventually evolved into Sears.  Ironically, they also filed for bankruptcy protection […]

Food & History: October 17

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Food & History: October 17 2006  The population of the United States reaches 300 million people. Please follow and like us:

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