Food Bites [E-Book] : The Science of the Foods We Eat / by Richard Hartel, AnnaKate Hartel.
Hartel, Richard. (author)
Hartel, AnnaKate. (author)
New York, NY : Springer New York, 2008
IX, 190 p. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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 Bad.