Food & History: July 25
1948 Bread rationing from during the war ends in Britain.
1952 Puerto Rico becomes a self-governing commonwealth of the United States.
1993 Vincent Schaefer dies, the US chemist who invented ‘cloud seeding’ with dry ice to cause rain or snow.
1963 Author, food writer, cook and television personality Michael Ruhlman born. A strong advocate for cooking, curing and quality products, he is the author of several books including Grocery which should be required reading for anyone of any age who ever enters a supermarket, or who never has.