Terraqeuous Machine

The Revolutionary Mind of Gail Borden, Early Texas Surveyor and Inventor of Condensed Milk

November 9, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

It’s a key ingredient in delectable treats ranging from pumpkin and key lime pies to dulce de leche to Thai iced tea, but few people are aware that condensed milk was invented by a man who played a crucial role in the Texas Revolution.

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