Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib’s exact origin and beginnings is unclear, although most historians agree roasts became popular during the Industrial Revolution in the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, and USA. Prime Rib was originally known as the “Standing Rib Roast”. As meat butchering standards improved in the late 19th century, more people were able to enjoy a […]

Puttin’ on the Ritz

Nabisco introduced the Ritz Cracker in 1934. Looking to compete with a similar cracker made by their competitor, Sunshine Biscuits, they tasked an employee, Sydney Stern, to create a name and advertising plan. Stern created the name Ritz, which appealed to individuals suffering in the Great Depression, offering them “a bite of the good life”. He also […]