Today in Food History



Also, on this day in 1922 Peter Paul Candy Mfg. Co., Inc. registered ‘Mounds’ trademark (candy bar).

In 1929 Charles Goodnight died.  He is said to have devised the first ‘chuck wagon’ from an Army wagon in the 1850s or 1860s, with various shelves and compartments for food, equipment, utensils, medical supplies, etc.

In 1948 Richard and Maurice McDonald open a quick service drive-in restaurant in San Bernardino, California. Hamburgers are 15 cents and French fries 10 cents.

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