January 29, 2013 at 9:19 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

January 29

is

National Corn Chips Day

Today’s five things you should know about

Corn Chips

  1. The “original” corn chip is theFritos Corn Chip, first sold in the 1930’s.
  2. “Frito Chili Pie” was invented in the 1960’s by Teresa Hernández, a cook at Woolworth’s lunch counter in Santa Fe.
  3. While American-style corn chips and tortilla chips are both made from corn, the corn in tortilla chips is subjected to the nixtamalization process, resulting in a milder flavor and aroma, and a less rigid texture.
  4. In the Southwestern US, a popular dish, Frito pie, is made with corn chips and chili.
  5. In some areas, it is popular to pour the chili into a bag of corn chips and eat the mixture directly from the bag.

On This Day in Food History…

  • 1878 The 1st patent for a glass milk container was issued to George Lester.
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  1. Looks delicious!


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