Camel Toe Consumption and Production

The phrase “camel toe” has at least two common meanings. One pertains to camel anatomy, as mentioned in this recent study: “China’s Dongbei Cuisine,” Jacqueline M. Newman, Gastronomica, Spring 2009, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 82–6. Newman reports: “Though the consumption of endangered species is generally frowned upon, Dongbei inhabitants still enjoy bear paw, camel […]

To prevent unappetization

Why do great inventors invent? In “PROCESS FOR PREPARING A COOKED CEREAL AND THE RESULTING PRODUCT“, US patent #3,113,868, granted Dec. 10, 1963, inventor Louis J. Lee makes clear some of his motivation: The seriousness of this problem can be appreciated when it is realized that in many commercial eating establishments, particularly in cafeterias, it […]

13 unclean to 1 clean: TV cooking

Doug Powell‘s Barfblog highlighted an unappetizing study (by Powell and colleagues) about the food safety practices visible on TV cooking shows: “Spot the Mistake: Television Cooking Shows as a Source of Food Safety Information,” Mathiasen, L.A., Chapman, B.J., Lacroix, B.J. and Powell, D.A., Food Protection Trends, vol. 24, no. 5, May 1, 2004, pp. 328-334. […]