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What Einstein Kept Under His Hat: Secrets of Science in the Kitchen

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Have you ever wondered why onions make us cry? Do you believe bananas contain more calories as they ripen and get sweeter? This sequel to the bestselling What Einstein Told His Cook continues Robert L. Wolke's investigations into the science behind our foods. In response to ongoing questions from readers of his nationally syndicated Washington Post column, "Food 101," Wolke debunks misconceptions with reliable, commonsense logic. And for exceptionally inquisitive cooks and scientists, he offers "Sidebar Science" features, which dig more deeply into the chemical processes that underlie food and cooking. Above all, What Einstein Kept Under His Hat provides indispensable information that will make listeners better shoppers, cooks, and eaters.

Synopsis:

In the sequel to the bestselling What Einstein Told His Cook, Robert L. Wolke continues his investigations into the science behind our foods and debunks culinary misconceptions with reliable, commonsense logic.

About the Author

Marlene Parrish, a noted food writer, is a columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and coauthor, with her husband, Robert L. Wolke, of two books on kitchen science.Robert L. Wolke is a professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh and an award-winning food columnist for the Washington Post. He is the author of Chemistry Explained and coauthor of What Einstein Kept Under His Hat.Sean Runnette, a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has produced several Audie Award–winning audiobooks. He is a member of the American Repertory Theater company, and his television and film appearances include Two If by Sea, Copland, Sex and the City, Law and Order, and Third Watch.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452607580
Subtitle:
Secrets of Science in the Kitchen
Author:
Wolke, Robert L.
Author:
Parrish, Marlene
Author:
Runnette, Sean
Publisher:
Tantor
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
Cooking and Food-General
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20120514
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.7 lb

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