Fun Fact of the Day: 7.The heat produced by spices or foods is measured in Scoville Heat Units (SHU), which were originally created by Wilbur Scoville who pioneered the process for measuring the heat produced by a food or spice. Today this test is conducted using a liquid chromatographer.
Fun Fact of the Day: The first waffle recipe appeared in the 14th century in a manuscript called Le Ménagier de Paris. Apparently this was written by a husband who wanted his wife to have the best instructions in terms of cooking tasty waffle.
On this Day in History in 1865: Steamboat “SS Sultana” explodes in the Mississippi River, killing up to 1,800 of the 2,427 passengers in the greatest maritime disaster in United States history. Most were paroled Union POWs on their way home.