Louis Pasteur and the Science of Beer Making

Prost! On August 4, 2023, we're having another #ArchivesHashtagParty, and this month’s focus is #ArchivesScience, so we’re turning to food science. Today's post from Caroline Shanley in the National Archives History Office looks at a patent from Louis Pasteur on beer-brewing technologies. Brewing beer has been enjoyed by many cultures for thousands of years. In … Continue reading Louis Pasteur and the Science of Beer Making

What’s Cooking Wednesday–Exploding Ketchup!

These records are featured in our new "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?" exhibit which opens this Friday! To celebrate the opening, the Foundation for the National Archives is giving away a free copy of the exhibit catalog. Leave a comment below telling us what food you like to put ketchup on, and the Foundation will randomly choose a … Continue reading What’s Cooking Wednesday–Exploding Ketchup!