Research Into Yeast Hybrids Could Mean More Brews And Better Chocolate – AskMen

… foods and drinks; everything from beer to wine cider, whiskey, cheese, yogurt, soy sauce, and of course bread, which you knew from home ec. class, right? “If you have a favorite ale strain, for example, you should easily be able to hybridize it with a wild strain using this method,” Hittinger said toPhys.org. “There is a lot of potential out there for new flavors and combinations.” Beyond cool new craft beers and wines, we could be seeing more variance in chocolate …

Half Baked Harvest – Made with Love

… the second it came out! Random side note OVER. Point is, I have an easy recipe for you that highlights the season’s best little, itty bitty ingredients – pumpkin seeds! YES, roasted in their shell with lots and lots of salt. It’s the only way to roast pumpkin seeds…salt + olive oil = amazingness! This simple method will never fail you. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on the link below: Source: Half Baked Harvest – Made with Love …

Baking with tea: How to make your desserts even better.

… impress someone with your baking expertise, hand over a seemingly ordinary shortbread that smells and tastes like chai. I promise, it never disappoints. There are two ways to impart the flavor of tea to your baked goods. The first might remind you of your undergrad days—simply add tea leaves to melting butter and steep. The other method is even simpler: Toss the dry tea into the batter or dough. (Bagged teas are often fine enough to add without further preparation, but coarser teas, or teas …

Used coffee grounds provide business opportunity for mushroom moguls – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

By Laura Gartry | October 10, 2015 PHOTO: Ryan Creed, (left) and Julian Mitchell mix mushroom spores with coffee grinds. (ABC News: Laura Gartry) A little-known method of using coffee grounds to grow mushrooms may soon result in Fremantle boasting WA’s first urban mushroom farm, if a crowd-funding campaign is successful. The plan by two fly-in-fly-out mine workers would see the fungi grown in used coffee grounds sourced for free …

Dorm Room Hacks: How to Make Chocolate Cake in Your Own Dorm Room

… mix, eggs, some liquid and fat. For this chocolate cake, we will be using store-bought dry mix. We simply don’t have the time or the kitchen resources to fool around with different dry ingredients. Plus, you can buy pretty good cake mixes nowadays. Let’s talk about the eggs. When you bake chocolate cake in an oven, you use eggs as a binder; the protein in the eggs gives structure to cake. This method does come with some downsides. The protein in eggs tends to decrease the moisture, and for …