Pasta tastes like live worms

BBC reports on a new study by Duke University Researchers who are putting together a registry of picky eaters.  People who can’t tolerate the texture of broccoli or green beans. Wow. I feel so blessed that I love almost everything! As a kid I couldn’t stand the smell and taste of cauliflower and spinach, but … [Read more…]

10 Gourmet Kitchen Tools for Home Cooks

Food Network posted a list of Top 10 Gourmet Kitchen Tools for Home Cooks. So what do I have of the 10? Utility knife..marble pastry board (my rolling marble cart!) and I used to have an apple corer (not peeler). Frankly, the only thing I think I’m missing is a mandolin. I was recently gifted … [Read more…]

Salt, and why you love it so much

A recent expose by the New York Times found that “Without salt the cereal (Corn Flakes) tasted metallic. Eggo waffles evoked stale straw….Salt really changes the way that your tongue will taste the product,” Mr. Kepplinger said. “You make one little change and something that was a complementary flavor now starts to stand out and … [Read more…]