Welcome back to another episode of Food Science Fridays. Today we’re talking all about the eggplant or aubergine as others around the world call it. Until a few weeks ago eggplant was my favorite vegetable, when I found out it’s a fruit. Yep apparently eggplant is a fruit. Eggplant not a lot of people’s favorite [...]
Can't find yeast in the grocery stores at this time? I've got you covered with a quick and easy maple oat banana bread to bring out your inner baker.
Looking for a heartwarming soup that's full of flavor and fibrous grains and veggies? Check out this recipe for chicken, kale, sweet potato, and red lentil stew to please most palettes.
Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]
Alternating layers of eggplant and noodles make for some tasty veggie-laden lasagna.
The chemistry of caramelizing onions and my recipe for caramelized onions, spinach, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomato quiche
It's been an insanely busy semester of grad school, and I'll admit that I haven't spent much time in the kitchen recently. Fish is an amazingly quick and easy to cook option. This miso glazed salmon and cauliflower took about 20 minutes total to prep and cook and left me only 1 pan to clean, [...]
Looking for a creative and tasty alternative to the typical Thanksgiving day fare? I've got you covered with these scrumptious Acorn Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice Risotto to brighten up your dinner table.
There's a bit of science behind formulating the perfect ganache Halloween treat, but you don't need to be a chemist to whip up a one of these great ganache truffle bats!
Many people cite lunch as a primary barrier to their healthy eating goals. These tasty peppers with couscous, tofu, and spinach are a simple yet scrumptious solution to your lunch dilemma.