2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.



Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto, CEC-ACF

Shafter, CA 93263

Contact Me: elchilotegrande10@gmail.com







U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root; U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper; the Beatles, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Richie Castellano, Foghat and Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, KISS featuring Mark St. John, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Wild Turkey featuring John “Pugwash” Weathers:

  1. 590 Sunday: The reign of the 63rd Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius II ends today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 26, 579.
  2. 1522 Tuesday: The Treaty of Brussels leads to a split in the House of Hapsburg: the Spanish and the Austrian branches.
  3. 1550 Tuesday: The reign of the 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 29, 1555.
  4. 1569 Friday: Spanish King Phillip II forms the Inquisition in South America.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, underwent ratification.
  6. 1826 Tuesday: In Frankfurt, Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by President Thomas Jefferson to fill a NEW SEAT and he served from March 03, 1807, to February 07, 1826.
  7. 1857 Saturday: A French court acquitted author Gustave Flaubert of obscenity for his serialized novel, “Madame Bovary.”
  8. 1863 Saturday: The British Royal Navy corvette HMS Orpheus struck a sandbar and sank off the coast of New Zealand, killing 189 out of the 259 men on board the ship.
  9. 1864 Sunday: Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida, during the Civil War.
  10. 1868 Friday: The 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  11. 1877 Wednesday: In New York City, organizers established the first Guernsey Cattle Club.
  12. 1878 Thursday: The reign of the 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX ended on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his global flock on June 16, 1846.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: At Mississippi City, the last sanctioned bareknuckle for the heavyweight boxing championship took place.
  14. 1891 Saturday: The Great Blizzard of 1891 begins to form.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph.  It automatically signed autographs to documents.
  16. 1904 Sunday: A fire began in Baltimore that raged for about 30 hours and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings.
  17. 1905 Tuesday: Oklahoma becomes a state in the Union.
  18. 1913 Friday: In a battle with the Bulgarian army, the Ottoman Turks lose 5,000 men at Gallipoli.
  19. 1914 Saturday: Keystone Film Co. released the silent short comedy, “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” Charles Chaplin’s second film, and the first in which, he plays the “Little Tramp. “
  20. 1915 Sunday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes: on the Eastern Front during World War I, German troops surround a Russian force and begin to neutralize it.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace offered 5,000 copies of “Reader’s Digest” magazine for the first time.
  22. 1924 Thursday: The government of Benito Mussolini exchanges diplomats with the Soviet Union.
  23. 1936 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of vice president.
  24. 1937 Sunday: In New York City, the 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to January 27, 1909.   He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  He served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: British railways nationalized.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s second feature-length movie, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York.
  26. 1941 Friday: Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record “Everything Happens to Me.”  In North Africa during World War II, British forces are able to capture 130,000 Italian troops following heavy fighting at Beda Fomm.
  27. 1942 Saturday: U.S. and Filipino troops continue their fighting retreat down the Bataan Peninsula on the way to Corregidor.  Japanese troops under the command of General Homma are following closely behind. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: The U.S. government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect in two days.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Germans launch a counter-offensive at Anzio, Italy.  Elsewhere, Bing Cosby and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra recorded “Swinging on a Star” for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: General Douglas McArthur returns to Manila, Philippines.
  31. 1947 Friday: Both Palestinians and Jews vote against British proposal to split Palestine into two separate nations.  Elsewhere, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, future drummer with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey- John “Pugwash” Weathers- is born.
  32. 1948 Saturday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as army chief of staff and General Omar Bradley succeeded him in Europe.  Meanwhile, Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards 1968-76 / 1981-2015 with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i]) is born in Beverly Hills, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Monday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees becomes the first professional baseball player with a $100,000 annual salary.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy uncovers communists in the U.S. State Department.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future Colorado governor and eventual Senator John Hickenlooper is born on this date in Narberth, Pennsylvania.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  36. 1954 Sunday: In Carlinville, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente is born.  A Republican, Boente would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, to February 09, 2017.
  37. 1956 Tuesday: Future member of the rock band, KISS[ii]–Mark St. John (lead guitar/vocals 1984)—is born on this date in Hollywood, California.
  38. 1959 Saturday: Fidel Castro proclaims a new Cuban constitution.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Ancient writings found at Qumran near the Dead Sea.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama “A String of Beads.”   Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) puts his pro record to 4-0 with a first-round knockout at the 1:34 minute mark in a scheduled heavyweight boxing match.  His opponent, Jim Robinson, saw his pro record drop to 1-3.
  41. 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy imposed full trade embargo on Cuba.  Elsewhere, a gas explosion in Luisanthal coalmine in Voelklingen, Germany, kills 298 miners.  
  42. 1964 Friday: The Beatles[iii] began their first American tour as they arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where they cracked wise during a chaotic press conference while thousands of their fans jammed inside the terminal.
  43. 1967 Tuesday: A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama, kills 25 people.
  44. 1969 Friday: Al-Fatah leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of the Palestine Liberation Organization on this date.  Elsewhere, Diane Crump becomes the first woman jockey at a major U.S. racetrack in Hialeah, Florida.
  45. 1971 Sunday: Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote through a national referendum, 12 years after a previous attempt failed.
  46. 1974 Thursday: The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst.  Meanwhile, Grenada gains independence from Britain.  Finally, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” opens in movie theaters.
  47. 1976 Saturday: Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs set a National Hockey League record when he scored 10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins.  He scored six goals and four assists.
  48. 1977 Monday: Russia launches Soyuz 24 on this date.
  49. 1979 Wednesday: The British rock group, Pink Floyd[iv], premiered “The Wall” live on stage.  This concert and the subsequent tour in support of this legendary, life-altering album would be among the costliest in rock and roll history but what the hell- it’s Pink Floyd!  You can’t have your pudding if you don’t eat your meat!
  50. 1980 Thursday: Richie Castellano, future guitarist/vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[v], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  51. 1983 Monday: Elizabeth Dole, the first female- and 8th– secretary of the Department of Transportation takes the oath of office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.
  52. 1984 Tuesday: Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered spacewalk.
  53. 1985 Thursday: “Sports Illustrated” released its annual swimsuit edition.  It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  54. 1986 Friday: Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country ending 28 years of family rule.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens.  This would prove to be disastrous for the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
  56. 1992 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 12-round, unanimous decision over “Merciless Ray” Mercer to put his pro-record to 54-3 while Mercer’s record went to 18-1 with his first loss.
  57. 1994 Monday: Shock jock Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent Ken Merritt.  Morrison’s record as a pro would go to 42-2-1.
  59. 1999 Sunday: Crown Prince Abdullah becomes King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Stardust space probe launched on this date.  The mission was to return comet dust samples from comet Wild 2.  The mission was completed on January 15, 2006, when the sample return capsule returned to Earth.
  60. 2000 Monday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for both the original Savoy Brown[vi] and Foghat[vii], died in Orlando, Florida, at age 56, on this date, the cause being cancer.  Elsewhere California’s legislature declared that February 13 would be “Charles M. Schultz Day.”
  61. 2010 Sunday: The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, XLIV, 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  The Colts were favored but went down in flames as the Saints dominated the game from start to finish.  Elsewhere, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commands the nation’s atomic agency to begin enriching uranium at a much faster pace.
  62. 2011 Monday: AOL purchases the liberal website, the Huffington Post, for $315 million.
  63. 2012 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law allowing a much greater usage of drones within the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturns California’s Proposition 8: the ban on Gay marriage within the state.  Elsewhere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  64. 2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.
  65. 2014 Friday: A bill to restore jobless benefits for the unemployed fails in the U.S. Senate; the benefits, a 3-month extension for 1.3 million unemployed will cost $6 billion; Democrats did not satisfy Republican request for a solid plan on how to pay for it.
  66. 2015 Saturday:  TransAsia Airways suspends flights and begins retraining all its pilots in compliance with orders from Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration after the crash of Flight 235 into the Keelung River three days ago.
  67. 2016 Sunday: After promising it, the North Koreans fire off a large rocket that critics claim is a disguised weapons test.  South Korea reports that the rocket released an ‘unknown object’ into orbit which many believe to be some sort of surveillance satellite.  Japan reports the rocket passed over Okinawa and said, ‘we cannot have activity such as this.’
  68. 2017 Tuesday: In the battle to get Betsy DeVos through the Senate to become the secretary of education under President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie as the president of the Senate.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greenlights the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction plans.  Let’s get going, folks.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: In San Francisco, California, after a lengthy illness, longtime songwriting collaborator with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead[viii]– John Perry Barlow- dies at age 70.  Elsewhere, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators announce they have arrived at a new two-year funding agreement but have not come to agreement on an immigration reform bill.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi goes to the floor of the people’s house and speaks for eight hours- rivaling thugs like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez- begging her fellow lawmakers to protect the DREAMers.  Screw ‘em.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Supreme Court temporarily blocks the new Louisiana abortion law, said to be one of the most restrictive.  Elsewhere, dimwitted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, both Democrats, unveil their ‘landmark legislation,’ the Green New Deal which is a backdoor way of stuffing socialism down the throats of the American people by enlisting them in the fight against CLIMATE CHANGE.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams rules out negotiations with the thuggish president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.  Negotiate at the point of a gun barrel.
  71. 2020 Friday: In communist China, the first doctor who raised the alarm about the COVID-19 threat- Dr. Li Wenliang succumbs to the disease.  Meanwhile, Xi Jinping- the Big Dog in communist China declares a ‘people’s war’ against the devastating virus outbreak.   Next, an Italian man back from Wuhan where he visited his girlfriend is found to have contracted the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Royal Caribbean Cruises bans travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao from boarding any of its ships due to the outbreak.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump begins cleansing the administration of various rats.  He fires two people who testified against him in the trumped-up impeachment trial- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council adviser, and Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union.  Good riddance.   
  72. 2021 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers blew out the Chiefs by a final score of 31-9.  What a butt-whooping.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,995,961 confirmed cases, +534,280, 2,313,477, confirmed deaths, +12,586, and 59,041,531 confirmed recoveries, +396,519.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,150,916 confirmed cases, up 96,207 from yesterday’s reporting, 465,861 confirmed deaths, UP 2,771, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 137,433 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.
  75. 2022 Monday: Amigos, stick around, we will do our best to keep things up to date…


This artwork is #0734 a 40” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Golden Pool.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Fairport Convention released a remastered version of a live album recorded back in 1970- “Live at the L.A. Troubadour” (January 23, 1977) on May 23, 2013.  For a British folk-rock band, this is a delightfully hot album featuring Richard Thompson (guitars, vocals), Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals), Dave Swarbrick (vocals, fiddles, and mandolins), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolin, vocals), and Dave Mattacks (drums).  Richard Thompson’s fretwork alone is well worth the price of admission as is the glorious setlist which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music.  After all, Thompson deserves to be up there with the likes of Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric “Slow-hand” Clapton, Alvin Lee, Robin Trower, Kim Simmonds, even Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, and Bob Welch.   You will be so glad you looked into this album we guarantee it.  Enjoy.

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Sunday, February 07, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

Sunday, February 07, 2021, Today in History:  


We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…

Monday, February 07, 2022:


[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ii] We hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

[iii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[iv] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

[v] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

[vi] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[vii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.


Author: Chef Hector Santanamos "El Chilote" De Soto CEC-ACF

As have the rest of my colleagues, local Bakersfield street artist, Simone, created these portraits of me that you will see over successive days here at the blog. I guess Simone did ‘okay’ in capturing my likeness; I guess it could have been worse. I was a young cook back in the early 1960's when I commenced my culinary career. I served underneath a Master Chef for many years before striking out on my own. I went up the coast of the Western United States and Canada, working all the way, until I made it to Alaska. From there, I moved to Hawaii for a couple of years (1994-1997) before I returned to Washington State and it was there that I met Stinkbug. El Chilote writes from Shafter, California. El Chilote is a moderate Democrat. Contact me at elchilote2121N@yahoo.com or elchilotegrande10@gmail.com

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