Case Study Timeline
Date with link to key events 
Actors and related material
New products from Kraft---1790---
New products from Kraft---1791---
New products from Kraft---1792---
New products from Kraft---1793---
New products from Kraft---1794---
New products from Kraft---1795---
emmer grain--1796---
einkorn grain--1797---
sheep & goats---1799---
apples & lentils---1800---
beans: old world & new---1802---
cattle domestication---1804---
cheese, maize & spelt ---1806---
dates & broccoli---1807---
honey & sugar cane---1808---
chilies & olive oil---1810---
cucumbers & squash I & II---1811---
potatoes I & II---1813---
grapes & citron---1814---
citrus fruits & watermelons---1815---
chicken domestication---1817---
butter & palm oil---1818---
barley, peas & carrots---1819---
onions & garlic---1820---
spices I & II---1821---
Soybeans I & II---1823---
peach palm---1828---
radishes & purslane---1829---
marshmallows & carob ---1830---
peanuts & chocolate---1831---
sausages & artichokes---1838---
pastries & appetizers---1839---
pasta & macaroni---1840---
garden cress---1841---
beets & bananas---1842---
Devon cattle---1845---
rice pudding & chestnuts---1846---
flan & cheesecake---1847---
The Haggis-1848---
French toast & omlettes--1849---
capers, turnips & kale---1850---
ice cream---1851---
challah bread---1852---
Peek Freans---1857---
Rumford Baking Powder---1858---
fish & chips---1859---
cranberries in Wisconsin---1860---
jelly beans---1861---
breakfast cereal---1862---
Underwood Deviled Ham---1863---
Tabasco sauce---1864---
Fleischmann's Yeast---1865---
Campbell's Soup---1866---
Paragon tomatoes---1868---
Idaho potatoes---1869---
California navel oranges---1870---
Long Island duck---1871---
summer pudding---1872---
Hires root beer---1873---
Heinz Ketchup---1874---
candy corn & angel food---1876---
meatloaf & passion fruit---1877---
French dressing---1878---
salt water taffy---1879---
Dr Pepper---1880---
evaporated milk---1881---
oysters in New York---1882---
Coca Cola & Clark Bars---1883---
malted milk & Georgia pecans---1884---
Barbados cherries---1885---
pizza as we know it---1886---
peanut butter---1887---
Maxwell House coffee---1888---
Cracker Jacks & Postum---1889---
Cream of Wheat---1890---
Good and Plenty---1891---
Hershey bars & Sen-Sen---1892---
Salisbury steak---1893---
Chop suey---1894---
Tootsie Rolls---1895---
Fruitcake, Corsicana TX---1896---
Jell-O & tangelos---1897---
1000 Island dressing ---1898---
cotton candy& Melba toast---1899---
NECCO candies---1902---
peanut butter & jelly---1903---
Conversation Hearts---1904---
Horn & Hardart's Automats---1905---
Devil's food cake---1906---
Mt. Clemens Flakes & Marmite--1907---
Club sandwiches---1908---
canned tuna---1909---
Ice cream cones I & II---1910---
banana splits---1911---
New York pizza & popsicles---1912---
submarine sandwiches---1913---
Kellogg's Corn Flakes---1915---
Muffuletta sandwiches---1916---
Hershey's Kisses---1917---
Steak Diane---1918---
Wonder Bread---1921---
Wheaties & White Castle---1922---
frozen foods---1924---
pineapple upside-down cake---1925---
Kool-Aid & Pez---1926---
Gerber's baby food---1927---
Milk Duds & It's It---1928---
Twizzlers & Karmelkorn---1929---
Po'Boy sandwiches---1930---
Bisquick & Vidalia onions---1931---
Gravy Master & sloppy joes---1933---
Kashering of Coca Cola---1934---
Dagwood sandwich---1935---
SPAM & Krispy Kreme---1936---
canned soda---1937---
York Peppermint Patties---1939---
M & Ms & Cheerios---1940---
Rice Krispies treats---1941---
Monte Cristo sandwiches---1942---
corn dogs---1943---
Chicago-style pizza---1945---
city chicken---1946---
Betty Crocker cake mix---1947---
seedless watermelon---1948---
Jolly Ranchers---1949---
Junior Mints & Whoppers---1950---
Loco moco---1951---
chicken-fried steak---1952---
American Tex-Mex---1953---
Jello-O instant pudding---1955---
Marshmallow Peeps---1956---
TV Dinners---1957---
ranch dressing---1958---
Chex mix---1959---
Oregon Marionberries---1960---
Rice-A-Roni & Diet-Rite---1962---
Beef Wellington---1963---
Life cereal---1964---
Buffalo Wings---1965---
Gatorade ---1966---
Egg beaters---1967---
Jelly Bellies---1968---
Yukon gold potatoes---1969---
Orangetti spaghetti squash---1970---
Flavr Savr tomatoes---1971---
grape tomatoes---1972---
Kelly Krunch---1973---
tear-free onions---1974---
New products from Kraft---1976---
New products from Kraft---1977---
New products from Kraft---1978---
New products from Kraft---1979---
New products from Kraft---1980---
New products from Kraft---1981---
New products from Kraft---1982---
New products from Kraft---1983---
New products from Kraft---1984---
New products from Kraft---1985---
New products from Kraft---1986---
New products from Kraft---1987---
New products from Kraft---1988---
New products from Kraft---1989---
New products from Kraft---1990---
New products from Kraft---1991---
New products from Kraft---1992---
New products from Kraft---1993---
New products from Kraft---1994---
New products from Kraft---1995---
New products from Kraft---1996---
New products from Kraft---1997---
New products from Kraft---1998---
New products from Kraft---1999---
New products from Kraft---2000---
New products from Kraft---2001---
New products from Kraft---2002---
New products from Kraft---2003---
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar
timeline separator bar


---10,000BC--- Agriculture begins



---4000BC---yeast breads: pitta & focaccia

---1000BC---Jerusalem, Labeneh

---1st Century---Ancient Rome I II, III & IV

---1st Century---fried chicken
---1st Century---Italian wedding soup

---3rd Century---Roman Britain's cuisine & recipes
---3rd Century---De Re Culinaria & De Opsoniis et Condimentis, Apicius
---4th Century---Jerusalem, White kidney bean salad
---7th Century---Jerusalem, Coriander & pine nut salad
---7th Century---Korean kim-chee
---700---Ancient Maya
---700---Prehistoric Texas
---700-1100---Viking era food & recipes

---900-1400---Medieval food


---1386---Chaucerian Cookery, feasts!
---1390--- The Forme of Cury
---1393---Pipefarces (fried cheese sticks)

---1492---Christopher Columbus old world cuisine

---16th century---quiche
---16th century---puff paste
---1514---Een Notabel Boecxken Van Cokeryen, in Dutch

---1545---A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye

---1588---English pastry, from The Good Huswifes Handmaid for Cookerie in her Kitchen
---1590---Shakepeare's food
---1593---Cocboeck, Carolus Battus (in Dutch)
---1597---potato salad
---17th Century---chess pie
---17th Century---authentic recipes, transcribed
---17th Century---New England feast & Long Island Samp
---17th Century---salad
---1604---Raspberry jelly & modern version
---1605---Guy Fawkes' menus I & II
---1607---Jamestown settlers ate pottage (p. 20)
---1615---Rice pudding, Gervase Markham's English Huswife
---1615---A New booke of cookerie
---1616---Koge-Bog (first printed Nordic cookbook)
---1621---Pilgrim Thanksgiving, including food for a harvest feast

---1669---De Verstandige Kock, in Dutch
---1683---De Verstandige Kock, colonial Dutch recipes
---1685---Robert Mays' Gingerbread

---18th Century Canada---French Canadian fare from the Fortress of Louisbourg
---18th Century---English muffins
---1705---Manuscript cookbook of Doro Petrie
---1720---Receipts of Pastry and Cookery for the Use of his Scholars, Ed. Kidder
---1727---Hasty pudding, The Compleat Housewife E. Smith

---1747---Salmagundi, Hannah Glasse
---1754---Colonial Williamsburg food
---1756---Welsh rabbit

---1769---ice cream & beef a la mode , Experienced English Housekeeper
---1770---Colonial wedding cakes
---1771--- Election Cake
---1771---Colonial Day Menu, Turkey Run VA
---1775---Dried apples from Paul Revere's kitchen
---1775---Hannah Davis' Baked apple crunch
---1777---Firecakes & pepper pot from Valley Forge
---1780s---Thomas Jefferson's ice cream (manuscript) & muffins
---1780s---Martha Jefferson's cream cheese
---1785---Kokebok, from Sweden
---1790---Martha Washington's Great Cake
---1790---Nelly Custis's Hoecakes
---1790s---Atole & pozole, California missions
---1796---pompkin pudding, from Amelia Simmon's American Cookery
---1796---Portugal cakes, receipts of Hannah Glasse & John Farley
---1798---Voyageurs ate pemmican
---1798---American Cookery, Amelia Simmons

---19th Century---Frontier foods from Missouri
---19th Century---New England seafood from New Bedford, MA
---19th Century---New England old time recipes
---19th Century--Texas chili
---1800---Regency English recipes [Jane Austen]
---1800---Napoleon's Chicken Marengo
---1803---Frugal Housewife, Susannah Carter
---1805---Charbonneau's "white pudding" recipe
---1810---Kentucky Burgoo
---1817---Remoulade, Le Cuisinier Royal (en Francais)
---1818---Mulaga-tawny soup, Dr. William Kitchener
---1821---Tomata catsup & orange marmelade, Frederick Accum's Culinary Chemistry
---1828---Dr. Creed Haskins' Brunswick stew
---1828---Mary Randolph's Fried chicken
---1830---Frugal Housewife, Lydia Maria Child
---1830---Washington Cake, Old Sturbridge Village
---1830---Reform Club chef Alex Soyer's Dessert gelatin
---1830---Mrs. Isaac Cocks' Long Island corn bread
---1830---Cornmeal mush, early Texas cuisine
---1831--- The Cook Not Mad, Watertown NY
---1832---Seventy-five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes and Sweetmeats, Eliza Leslie
---1836---Wedding menu, from America's heartland
---1840---Oregon Trail pioneer recipes
---1840---Directions for Cookery, Eliza Leslie
---1843---Washington cake, Old Sturbridge Village Cookbook
---1847---Utah bound!
---1849---California sourdough bread & Hangtown fry
---1850s--Western sandwiches
---1850s--Eliza Leslie's Strawberry shortcake
---1851---Great Western Cook Book, Anna Collins

---1860---Cakes & plum puddings, Godey's Lady's Book
---1861---Charles Elme Francatelli's Baked Goose
---1861---Picnic for 40 & taffy, Mrs. Beeton
---1861---Beef Stroganoff
---1863---Confederate Receipt Book, Richmond VA
---1864---Sanderson's Complete Confectioner & Complete Cook
---1865---Mrs. Goodfellow's Cookery as it should be
---1866---The National Cookbook, Hannah Peterson

---1868---The Dominion Home Cookbook, Toronto
---1869---Wright's book of 3000 practical receipts
---1870---Washington Pie & Rock Candy
---1870---New Orlean's King cakes
---1871---groom's cake
---1873---American cuisine, from Miss Beecher's Housekeeper and Healthkeeper cookbook
---1875---Young Housewife's Counsellor and Friend, Mary Ann Mason
---1876---Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving, Henderson
---1876---Lobster Newberg
---1877---Buckeye Cookery, Estelle Woods Wilcox
---1877---Cowboy cooking
---1878---Army bread from Ft. Laramie, WY
---1879---Crimean Tatars ate Chee-Borek & Kobete

---1881---Abby Fisher's Jumble cake
---1881---Grape catsup, Los Angeles Cookery
---1883---Christmas pudding
---1884---Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book
---1885---Jelly custard pie, Cooking Club of Tu-Whit Hollow
---1885---La Cuisine Creole, Lafcadio Hearn
---1886---Woman's Suffrage Cook Book, Mrs. Hattie A. Burr
---1887---Cherries jubilee
---1889---Aunt Babette's Cook Book: Foreign and Domestic Receipts
---1890---Corn fritters, a.k.a. corn oysters

---1893---La Cuisine Francaise: French Cooking for Every Home, Adapted to American Requiremetns
---1893---Favorite Dishes, Carrie V. Shuman
---1894---Ranhofer's The Epicurean, I & II
---1894---Terrapin, from Delmonico's in NYC
---1894---Eggs Benedict

---1894---Recipes Tried and True, Marion Ohio
---1896---Boston Cooking School Cook Book, Fannie Merritt Farmer
---1896---Military field bread, U.S. Manual for Army Cooks
---1897---Sweet potato croquettes, Practical Vegetarian Cookery

---1900s---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1900's---Culinary Wrinkles, or how to use Armour's extract of beef
---1900---My Pet Recipes..., St. Andrews Church, Quebec
---1900---Banbury tarts, The Stonington Cookbook, CT
---1900---Enterprising Housekeeper, Pan-American Exhibition
---1901---Pan American Cookbook
---1901---Victorian Christmas Day Desserts, Delineator
---1903---U.S. Senate Bean Soup
---1903---Baked stuffed cucumbers, Landmarks Club Cookbook
---1904---Dr. Price's Delicious Desserts
---1904---Jumballaya, Cooking in Old Creole Days
---1905---Picnic lunches, Los Angles Times Cook Book
---1905---Lady Baltimore cake
---1906---Inglenook Cook Book, Elgin IL

---1910's---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1910's---Jell-O: America's most famous dessert
---1910---Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book
---1910---Chipped beef, Manual for Army Cooks
---1911---Kitchen Encyclopedia, Swift & Company
---1912---Mary Frances Cook Book, Jane Eayre Fryer
---1912---War Time Cooking, Lydia E. Pinkham
---1913---Choice Recipes: Chocolate and Cocoa, Walter Baker & Co.
---1913---Dishes and Beverages of the Old South, Martha Williams
---1913---Coq au vin
---1914---Chinese-Japanese Cook Book, Sara Bosse
---1914---Neighborhood Cook Book, Council of Jewish Women
---1914---ANZAC biscuit recipe
---1914---Fruit recipes, Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture
---1914---Clarence Edwords' Celery Victor
---1915---Australian soldiers ate hardtack at Gallipoli
---1915---Dainty Desserts for Dainty People, Knox Gelatin Co.
---1915---Pan-Pacific Cookbook, Exposition fare
---1916---Field bread, Manual for Army Bakers
---1917---Donuts from the Salvation Army
---1917---Vichyssoise, Louis Diat
---1917---55 Ways to Save Eggs & Best War Time Recipes, Royal Baking Powder Co.
---1918---World War I recipes from the Doughboy Cookbook
---1918---Fannie Farmer's Boston Cooking School Cook Book
---1919---Italian Cook Book, Maria Gentile
---1920's---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1920---Fleischmann's recipes
---1922---Jell-O recipes
---1922---Girl Scout Cookies

---1924---Caesar salad
---1925---George Washington Carver's peanut recipes
---1925---Lemon sponge cake from 800 Proved Pecan Recipes
---1927---Electric Refrigerator Recipes, General Electric 
---1928---Nellie Aldridge's orange recipes

---1930's---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1930---Philadelphia cheese steak

---1931---souffle, Joy of Cooking
---1932---Calavo ice cream
---1933---Ruth Wakefield's Toll House cookies
---1936---Dr. George Washington Carver's 115 tomato recipes
---1937---Dr. Carver's sweet potato recipes

---1937---Old Dutch Recipes from the ladies of Pella, Iowa
---1937---Cobb salad, from the Brown Derby
---1939---Colonel Sanders' secret recipe
---1940's---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1940's---Cornell bread & Frogmore Stew
---1940---British rock cake & syrup biscuits
---1940---Recipes, Britain's Ministry of Food ---1941---Lord Woolton Pie & sugarless sponge cake
---1942---WWII, spice cake
---1942---MFK Fisher's Tomato & War cakes
---1943---Cornish pasties in Michigan
---1943---99 ways to share the Meat, USDA

---1947---Wedding cake, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
---1948---Mr. Truman's pound cake & Mrs. Truman's recipes
---1949---Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest Theodora Smafield's No-Knead Water-Rising Twists
---1950's---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1950's---Nesselrode pie
---1951---Bananas Foster

---1953---Mrs. Eisenhower's Million Dollar Fudge

---1957---Poutine from Quebec
---1957---German's Sweet Chocolate cake
---1958---Navy bean soup & other U.S. Navy traditions
---1960's---U.S. popular food & recipes
---1960---Green Eggs & Ham, Dr. Seuss
---1962---Minced beef, Navy-Marine Corps Recipe Service

---1964---Hot Dutch Tuna Buns, NYC World's Fair
---1969---Creamed ground beef, Armed Forces Recipe Service
---1969---Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puffs
---1970's--U.S. popular food & recipes
---1970's---California rolls
---1975---Pasta primavera

---1980's--U.S. popular food & recipes
---1980's--Mud pie & Dirt cake
---1981---Watergate salad (pistachio salad)

---1990's---U.S. popular food & recipes

---2002---Jubilee chicken


Hungry for more?
culinary timeline teacher resources lesson plans real people/brand names? historic food prices
state foods international cuisine adapting old recipes digitized cookbooks about culinary research

Looking for something not yet on our menu? Let us know !

 If you are researching social history, manners & menus check out the
Culinary History Timeline

Pacific Bell Blue Web'n Site award
Pacific Bell's Knowledge Network

The Link Larder
Education World award
Education World
Skewl Site
Skewl Sites

Aug. 5, 2002


About this site

Citing this site
Copyright of the content provided on each link belongs to the creator of that site. Copyright of the information cited from magazines, newspapers and books belongs to the publisher unless it is a work in public domain. U.S. Copyright information.