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January 21 – National New England Clam Chowder Day

Posted on January 21, 2012

National New England Clam Chowder Day

Daily Fact: An old French word chaudière, pronounced “chowda”, is a  large pot for cooking.

The likely origin of the word chowder.

Today’s Food History

Feast Day of St. Agnes, patron saint of gardeners(Catholic)

  • 1338 Charles V of France was born. He commissioned Taillevent to write what is considered the first professional “cookery” book in French, ‘Le Viandier’.
  • 1937  BBC first aired the Cook’s Night Out with Marcel Boulestin, the first television cook
  • 1908 New York City NY regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke or drink in public
  • 1912 Konrad (Emil) Bloch was born. Nobel prize winner for his work on cholesterol & fatty acids. Discovering that high levels of cholesterol may lead to an increased risk of heart attacks.
  • 1942 Bronx magistrate rules all pinball machines in bars and eating establishments illegal
  • 1985 James Beard, American culinary expert & cookbook author, died at age 81.

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January 21

Posted on January 21, 2011

National New England Clam Chowder Day

Daily Fact: An old French word chaudière, pronounced “chowda”, is a  large pot for cooking.

The likely origin of the word chowder.

Today’s Food History

  • 1338 Charles V of France was born. He commissioned Taillevent to write what is considered the first professional “cookery” book in French, ‘Le Viandier’.
  • 1937  BBC first aired the Cook’s Night Out with Marcel Boulestin, the first television cook
  • 1912 Konrad (Emil) Bloch was born. Nobel prize winner for his work on cholesterol & fatty acids. Discovering that high levels of cholesterol may lead to an increased risk of heart attacks.
  • 1985 James Beard, American culinary expert & cookbook author, died at age 81.

some content is courtesy of www.FoodReference.com, used with permission

January 21 – Today’s Food History

Posted on January 21, 2011

National New England Clam Chowder Day

Daily Fact: An old French word chaudière, pronounced “chowda”, is a  large pot for cooking.

The likely origin of the word chowder.

Today’s Food History

  • 1338 Charles V of France was born. He commissioned Taillevent to write what is considered the first professional “cookery” book in French, ‘Le Viandier’.
  • 1937  BBC first aired the Cook’s Night Out with Marcel Boulestin, the first television cook
  • 1912 Konrad (Emil) Bloch was born. Nobel prize winner for his work on cholesterol & fatty acids. Discovering that high levels of cholesterol may lead to an increased risk of heart attacks.
  • 1985 James Beard, American culinary expert & cookbook author, died at age 81.

some content is courtesy of www.FoodReference.com, used with permission

  

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