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)
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