corn chip day

National Corn Chips Day

Daily Facts: The “original” corn chip is  the Fritos Corn Chip, first sold in the 1930′s

Frito Chili Pie” was invented in the 1960′s by Teresa Hernández, a cook at Woolworth’s lunch counter in Santa Fe

Famous Last Words: “I just wish I had time for one more bowl of chili.”~Kit Carson(American frontiersman)

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1878 The 1st patent for a glass milk container was issued to George Lester.

  • 1924 Carl R. Taylor  patented the 1st ice cream cone rolling machine.

  • 1978 Sweden banned aerosol cans. (Think Redi-Whip or Cheez-Whiz)