Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1825 Ezra Daggett and Thomas Kensett of New York City were granted the first U.S. patent for food storage in tin cans. They had been canning seafood since developing the process in 1819.

In 1907 Willard Legrand Bundy died (born Dec 8, 1845).  Received the first U.S. patent for a time recording clock (patent no. 393,205).

In 1915 George Claude of Paris was issued U.S. patent  No. 1,125,476 for a neon tube advertising sign.

In 1947 Paula Deen was born. American celebrity chef and TV cooking show host, Author of 14 cookbooks, Deen also owns The Lady & Sons restaurant in Savannah, Georgia.

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