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Old 12-19-2008, 09:55 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by jennyema View Post
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, 10:07 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by GotGarlic View Post
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, 10:18 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, 02:02 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.

Less is not more. More is more and more is fabulous.
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