Food & History: December 13

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Food & History: December 13 1813  French agronomist Antoine Augustin Parmentier dies, promoter of the potato as a food source instrumental in gaining its acceptance […]

Food & History: December 5

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Food & History: December 5 1870  French writer Alexandre Dumas dies. Author of ‘Grande Dictionnaire de la cuisine,’ which he finished a just a few […]

Food & History: December 3

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Food & History: December 3 1368  Charles VI of France was born. He gave sole rights for the aging of Roquefort cheese to the village […]

Food & History: November 20

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Food & History: November 20 1758  Alexandre Balthazar Laurent Grimod de La Reynière born. He was a French writer and gastronome who was notorious for […]

Food & History: November 15

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Food & History: November 15 1660  Asser Levy from Portugal becomes the first butcher to sell kosher meat in New York City (then known as […]

Food & History: November 14

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Food & History: November 14 1865  French Chef Prosper Montagné born, considered one of the great chefs of all time.  He is mostly remembered as the creator […]

Food & History: October 15

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Food & History: October 15 1895  Henry D. Perky receives the US for Shredded Wheat. 1959  Super Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse born in Fall River, […]

Food & History: September 13

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Food & History: September 13 1592  Michel de Montaigne dies, a famous quote of his “A man should not so much respect what he eats, as […]

Food & History: August 26

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Food & History: August 26 1883  The volcanic island of Mount Krakatoa in Indonesia (Dutch Indies) began one of the most violent volcanic eruptions history. […]

Food & History: August 12

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Food & History: August 12 1737  Antoine Augustin Parmentier born, a French agronomist who promoted the potato as a food source and promoted its acceptance […]

Food & History: August 6

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Food & History: August 6 1867 Sheldon Everitt received a patent for a Tea Kettle. 1881 Alexander Fleming born. He was a Scottish bacteriologist who […]

Food & History: August 5

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Food & History: August 5 1858  French Chef and author Alexis Benoit Soyer dies. 1909  The first corporation tax was passed by the U.S. Congress. […]

Food & History: July 26

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Food & History: July 26 1926  Roquefort cheese is the first to be designated with an appellation d’origine controlee.  Only cheese that is processed in […]

Food & History: July 24

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Food & History: July 24 1802  French author Alexandre Dumas born, and well known as a gourmet who wrote ‘Grand Dictionnaire de la cuisine.’ 1936  The […]

Food & History: July 15

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Food & History: July 15 1869  Hippolyte Mege Mouries receives a patent for his process to make margarine. Emperor Napoleon III had offered a prize […]

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