Posts Tagged ‘food’
The first patent for this chewy treat was awarded today in 1869, though the ancient Greeks had discovered their own version.
This chemical, found in the flesh and seeds of chili peppers, can put a sizzle in a cold January day.
Henry Bradley patented oleomargarine in 1871. This butter substitute was touted for its health benefits — until more studies clouded the picture.
St. Berchtold’s Day, Switzerland. Named for Duke Berchtold V of Zähringen, who founded Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Eating nuts is a tradition on this day.