Sweet Science of Madeleines

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Madeleines are as iconic as the Eiffel Tower in France. But don’t let these delicate tea cakes fool you, they’re deceptively difficult to master. By understanding the basic techniques of baking, you’ll be chowing down in no time.

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Are Boxed Cake Mixes Foolproof?

Do Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines account for human error? I’ve often wondered if one could truly mess up a boxed cake mix. Baking is much more of a science than cooking, and your technique really matters (just ask my boyfriend, he’s slowly learning 🙂 ) So I decided to put it to the test. […]

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Don’t Forget about Food & Farmers

This week I featured an article on different careers available to those interested in earning a Food Science degree. And while this may be helpful to those specifically interested in food, I wanted to share a timely article that explains why we should all care about the science of food. It highlights different career paths, challenges facing the industry, and the rising health issues related to diet.

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