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Friday, 11 September 2020

Food Fads Have Always Been Ridiculous. Just Ask the Great Masticator.

quote [ Horace Fletcher preached the gospel of fanatically chewing food until it completely dissolved in the mouth. Even celebs like Upton Sinclair and Franz Kafka drank the Kool-Aid. ]

For your masticating pleasure
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:10amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 20 August 2020

A Database of 5,000 Historical Cookbooks Is Now Online, and You Can Help Improve It

quote [ It took Barbara Ketcham Wheaton more than 50 years to compile The Sifter. ]

From the pages of my cookbook
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:16pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Putting Beer On Ice

quote [ For decades, it was easier to get a bottle of vodka in Iceland than a pint of beer. The reason says more about Iceland?s politics than its temperance movement. ]

When life gives you lemons mix it up with vodka soda
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:31amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 10 August 2020

The Battle to Invent the Automatic Rice Cooker

quote [ The biggest names in Japanese technology vied to bring them to market. ]

Bought her a rice cooker and some lingerie
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:21amGMT] [7 comments]

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Marmalade: A Very Obsession

quote [ Captain Scott took jars to the Antarctic with him, and Edmund Hillary took one up Everest. Marmalade is part of the British national myth. Livvy Potts wants to know why. ]

Sugar sugar sugar in the marmalade O-E-A-I-O
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:58amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 6 August 2020

When pistachio nuts explode

quote [ In fact there seem to be no end to the ways pistachios can kill. Just having them in an enclosed space can suffocate someone. ]

Faster pistachio! Kill! Kill!
[SFW] [food & drink] [+6 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@7:35amGMT] [8 comments]

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Putting Order In Its Place

quote [ For centuries, the careful order of mise en place has been fundamental to the way restaurants make food, but its time in kitchens may finally be up. ]

Hand me that pot quick I need mise en place
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Cracking the Case of South India's Missing Vegetables

quote [ A food designer used quarantine to track down the mystery produce in his grandmother?s cookbook. ]

Call any vegetable
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 23 July 2020

KFC Is Working On 3D-Printed Chicken Nuggets, So The Future Looks Bright

quote [ The goal is for them to look and taste just like any other KFC product. ]

Me and my girl split the buffet at KFC
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:41pmGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

The Faux Fish Coming to a Restaurant Near You

quote [ Alternative fish has arrived on the market. Can it help save marine life and feed a hungry world? ]

I'm eating cod fish in here
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [4 comments]

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