Who invented the bread slicer?

Answer Otto Frederick Rohwedder, an entrepreneur from Des Moines, Iowa, invented the world's first mechanical bread slicer. The slicer went on sale July 7, 1928, but a U.S. patent was not issued until Jul... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Who invented the bread slicer

When was the vegetable slicer invented?

The vegetable slicer or mandoline is thought to have originated in the late 1500s. An illustrated cookbook written by Bartolomeo Scappi, the chef of Pope Pius VI, contained an illustration of a sma... Read More »

Which would you choose here: apple bread, banana bread, raisin bread or something else?

Banana bread - with miniature chocolate chips,

Who invented monkey bread?

According to Food Timeline, the ancient Middle Eastern cultures created the first versions of monkey bread. The name "Monkey Bread" was popularized in the 1980s when Nancy Reagan served the cinnamo... Read More »

Who invented the bread machine?

The first commercial bread-kneading machine was invented by Joseph Lee in the late 1800s. The first personal-use, one-loaf bread machine was made in 1986 by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., now ... Read More »