What's a carbon farm, and why does Duke University have one?
December 28, 2019
If you have done any baking at all, chances are you already have the first line of the recipe memorized: preheat oven to 350 degrees. Yes, it’s a fairly nice round number. Yes, it’s also pretty easy to turn the temperature knob to that setting (not too much twisting). And yes, if you have an oven with a digital setting there aren’t too many keypad buttons to push. But that’s not the reason 350 degrees seems to be cooking’s magic number. It’s the chemistry.
Your stomach can handle overeating, but it gets better at stretching if you do it all the time
November 21, 2018
Piles of mashed potatoes. Turkey. Stuffing. Gravy over all of it. Plus: sweet potato casserole. Obligatory salad. And yes, pie.
“Just try a little of everything,” you say, as your plate fills to capacity.