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Food Bites The Science of the Foods We Eat

ISBN-10: 0387758445
ISBN-13: 9780387758442
Edition: 2008
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Description: Food Bites is an easy-to-read, often humorous book on the scientific basis of the foods we eat, and answers those pesky, niggling questions such as: Is the quality of beer really affected by the type of water used? and Processed foods: good or bad?  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 8/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 190
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Food Bites is an easy-to-read, often humorous book on the scientific basis of the foods we eat, and answers those pesky, niggling questions such as: Is the quality of beer really affected by the type of water used? and Processed foods: good or bad? Readers will be captivated by this superbly written book, especially so as their guides are Professor Richard Hartel, professor of Food Engineering at UW-Madison, along with his daughter, AnnaKate Hartel. Professor Hartel has for the last four years penned a witty and illuminating column on all aspects of food science for the Capital Times of Madison, and his weekly wisdom has now been collected into a single publication. With a huge and growing interest in the science of food, this treasure trove of knowledge and practical information, in 60 bite-sized chunks, is sure to be a bestseller.

What Is Food Science
Processed Foods: Good or Bad?
Vintage Wines and Chocolates
Preserving Strawberries, and Other Foods
Science Projects in Your Refrigerator
Freeze Drying - High-Quality Food Preservation
Does Your Food Glow in the Dark
Is Your Food Safe?
Food Safety and Mobile Food Carts
At Work in a Vale of Tears
Are All Microorganisms in Food Bad?
Probiotics - The Growth of Cultured Foods
How to Keep Guacamole from Turning Brown
Churning the Butter
What Side Is Your Bread Buttered on?
Butter or Margarine?
Chocolate Flavor
Rice in Your Salt Shaker
Frost on Your Berries
Lucky Charms - A Lesson in Creativity and Marketing
Developing New Ice cream Flavors
Oreos Spawn Host of New Products
Sparkler Spice! for Your Veggies?
It Is All in the Packaging
Shelf Life Dating - Good or Bad?
Intelligent Packages
Juice Boxes for Your Convenience
Beware of Low-Carb Diets
May Contain Peanuts! - What Is a Food Allergy?
Uses for Chocolate Pudding
The Magic of Gelatin
Pretzels
Peanut Butter
Cheddarwurst
Ice - From Nature to Frozen Desserts
It Is Popsicle Time
Neapolitan Ice cream
Sprinkles or Jimmies?
California or Wisconsin Raisins?
Eat Your Tomatoes Raw or Cooked - Just Eat Them
Fruit Leather
Preserving Apples for Next Spring
Fruitcake: A Scorned Food
Mom Versus Betty Crocker: Is Cake Made from Scratch Better Than Cake Made from a Box?
Holiday Cookies - Butter, Margarine or Shortening?
Animal Crackers or Cookies?
Skunky Beer for Oktoberfest?
This Oktoberfest, Drink the Beer, Not the Water
Fresh Orange Juice
Apple Cider
Egg nog - A Safe Holiday Tradition
Kool-Aid or Tang?
Milk Shakes and Brain Freeze
Circus Peanuts
Marshmallow Peeps
Salt water Taffy
Caramel
Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates
Hollow Chocolate Bunnies
Chocolate Gone Gad

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