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Should we be afraid?

Browsing through some cookbooks … and noticed that back when most of them were written (ranging five to twenty years ago), recipes that called for chicken breasts typically specified as such: 1 pound chicken breasts (about three breasts) I’m looking … Continue reading

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Molecular Gastronomy vs. Slow Food

Freakonomics Radio interviews Alice Waters and Nathan Myhrvold, and looks at two different ways of looking at food: Slow Food, which reduces food to its essentials and keeps things simple, and Molecular Gastronomy, which tries to put as much science … Continue reading

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