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Food Blog Versus Foodie Blog

Here are three definitions for a “foodie”. Definition 1: (noun; informal) a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet. … Synonyms: gourmet, epicure, gastronome, gourmand (Source: Top of Google search results) Definition 2: &
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Posted by on May 8, 2017

What Turns Cream into Butter? A Small Surprise

What turns cream into butter? Churning or mixing will do it. So is that the point I'd make? No. You already know that. No, there's a bit more to it. It has to do with a kind of membrane. Blecch, you say? No, it's not all that bad. The membrane is called t
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Posted by on June 26, 2017

Unusual food combinations when 2 people have different ideas for a meal.

My wife loves chicken. I myself prefer eating hotdogs Also, when my wife is in the mood for pizza, I am in the mood for chili. So I came up with some unusual food combos that are radically different than the ordinary. The deep fried chicken frank She l
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Posted by on May 10, 2017

The Lemon: Was There Ever a Greater Classic?

In aroma and in flavor, was there ever a greater classic than your basic lemon? But are you acquainted with its chemistry? If not, you may enjoy my article -just written!- on QuirkyScience. I get into the lemon's flavor chemistry and its aroma chemis
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Posted by on June 5, 2017

Chinese and Other Ethnic Food in the U.S.

So OK. I ask my friends, what kind of food do you like? They'll make remarks like: I like Mexican. I like Thai. I like Chinese. I like Indian. Well and good. But what do you think? At my job, we would have visiting scientists spend some time working w
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Posted by on May 18, 2017

Which is Better for You, Steak or Liver?

Well-meaning (and other) folks tell us many things. Things about what is good for you and me. Among these good things are food items. We're told *this* is good or bad. Consider some: Chocolate is bad for you. Red meat is bad for you. Butter is bad for
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Posted by on May 30, 2017

Boxelder Tree Maple Syrup!

With leaves resembling poison ivy, the boxelder tree, native in Virginia, is seldom identified. Yet, it can be used to produce a form of maple syrup. How can I say it is a form of maple syrup? Because boxelder is a variety of maple tree. To see some photo
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Posted by on June 17, 2017

What Turns Cream into Butter? A Small Surprise

What turns cream into butter? Churning or mixing will do it. So is that the point I'd make? No. You already know that. No, there's a bit more to it. It has to do with a kind of membrane. Blecch, you say? No, it's not all that bad. The membrane is called t
Click here to read more

Posted by on June 26, 2017

Boxelder Tree Maple Syrup!

With leaves resembling poison ivy, the boxelder tree, native in Virginia, is seldom identified. Yet, it can be used to produce a form of maple syrup. How can I say it is a form of maple syrup? Because boxelder is a variety of maple tree. To see some photo
Click here to read more

Posted by on June 17, 2017

The Lemon: Was There Ever a Greater Classic?

In aroma and in flavor, was there ever a greater classic than your basic lemon? But are you acquainted with its chemistry? If not, you may enjoy my article -just written!- on QuirkyScience. I get into the lemon's flavor chemistry and its aroma chemis
Click here to read more

Posted by on June 5, 2017

Which is Better for You, Steak or Liver?

Well-meaning (and other) folks tell us many things. Things about what is good for you and me. Among these good things are food items. We're told *this* is good or bad. Consider some: Chocolate is bad for you. Red meat is bad for you. Butter is bad for
Click here to read more

Posted by on May 30, 2017

Chinese and Other Ethnic Food in the U.S.

So OK. I ask my friends, what kind of food do you like? They'll make remarks like: I like Mexican. I like Thai. I like Chinese. I like Indian. Well and good. But what do you think? At my job, we would have visiting scientists spend some time working w
Click here to read more

Posted by on May 18, 2017

Unusual food combinations when 2 people have different ideas for a meal.

My wife loves chicken. I myself prefer eating hotdogs Also, when my wife is in the mood for pizza, I am in the mood for chili. So I came up with some unusual food combos that are radically different than the ordinary. The deep fried chicken frank She l
Click here to read more

Posted by on May 10, 2017

Food Blog Versus Foodie Blog

Here are three definitions for a “foodie”. Definition 1: (noun; informal) a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet. … Synonyms: gourmet, epicure, gastronome, gourmand (Source: Top of Google search results) Definition 2: &
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Posted by on May 8, 2017

BBC Good Food Magazine

Good Food is the UK's biggest selling food magazine, packed with triple-tested recipes and practical ideas for every meal occasion. From weekday suppers to relaxed weekend lunches, recipes are seasonal and work for the first time. In every issue: 100+ trip
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Posted by on April 15, 2017

Plum rules or plum and polenta cake

My husband is trying to prepare a plum cake for dessert today and he is using a recipe he found in the Australian newspaper by David Herbert and the title of it is Plum Rules. Some of the ingredients are: polenta (cornmeal), almond meal (ground almonds ins
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Posted by on April 10, 2017

Tomato galette with basil dressing

Tomato Galette with basil dressing Today I’m helping my son do some meditation, for his TAFE homework. It was very interesting and I think I will either read the book that was recommended, or otherwise I will visit the website for the book. The book
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Posted by on April 4, 2017