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2013-04-09 11:23:36

After walking hand-in-hand as partners for centuries, cooking and chemistry now are sprinting ahead in a collaboration that is producing new taste sensations and unimaginable delights for the palate. That's the word from a renowned expert on chemistry and cooking who spoke here today at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. "Modernist or experimental cooking is the interface between the kitchen and the...

2010-07-29 03:58:00

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- America's mouths must be watering. Two television channels are now completely devoted to shows about cooking and other channels have various food shows, as well. Amateur chef shows abound and huge numbers watch, thinking - "Wow that looks easy. I could probably do that as well." But how many Americans actually watch these programs? And just who are there favorite TV chefs? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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