Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1877 Irma S. Rombauer was born (died Oct 14, 1962).  Author of ‘The Joy of Cooking’ – one of the most published cookbooks, she originally had to pay to have the book privately published in 1931. Finally in 1936, publisher Bobbs-Merril Co. published the cookbook and it has been in print ever since.

In 1964 Buffalo Wings were created by Teressa Bellissimo at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York, for her son and some friends as a midnight snack.

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