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Old 12-19-2008, 10:55 AM   #11
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This website is a good one, too Cooking for Engineers

Just went and registered. Doesn't appear to be very active, but promises to be a veritable treasure trove of information.

Thanks for heads up.
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Old 12-19-2008, 11:07 AM   #12
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This is exactly what you're looking for: Cookwise: The Secrets of Cooking Revealed. It's written by Shirley Corriher, a food scientist who has appeared on "Good Eats" with Alton Brown, and it's all about the science of cooking and baking. Understanding this has made a big difference in my cooking. HTH.
Shirley has also just come out with the companion book, "Bakewise." I don't have it yet, but rest assured it will contain as much fabulous information as "Cookwise."
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Old 12-19-2008, 11:18 AM   #13
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I've got another one for you:

Amazon.com: The Science of Cooking: Peter Barham: Books
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Old 12-19-2008, 03:02 PM   #14
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Not many Illini out here in Bsoton. I went to IU but grew up near the other U of I (Iowa).

Go into a big box bookstore and look at the books that have been recommended. Most (like Barnes and Noble) will carry them all.
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