Additional reading, organized by topic:
How Do We Do A Kitchen Experiment?
Explanation of different types of flour
Baking Brownies just right, cakey, chewy or fudgy
Commentary of how Cook's Illustrated Magazine optimized the brownie recipe: The Best Recipe by the Editors of Cook's Illustrated Magazine, Brookline, MA: Boston Common Press, 1999, pp. 434-436. ISBN: 9780936184388.
Fun Chocolate Links
Chocolate is being made in Hawaii, learn some fun facts about vintage chocolate
Health benefits of chocolate
Why do we crave chocolate?
Where does chocolate come from?
How are the cocoa beans processed to make chocolate?
Here's an actual chemical article about chocolate
Everything you did not want to know about chocolate, history, science, chocolate facts to drive your roommate nuts!
Do you know the differences between the types of chocolate?
CheeseNet - this has lots on information under "the library."
Flow diagram of cheese making
Interested in Chevre?
Want to learn about Cabot Cheese (the Vermont cheese maker)?
Where does tofu come from?
History of tofu
Breast cancer prevention
Heart disease and cancer prevention
General health benefits
Article on what a marinade does
Health benefits of garlic
Think about food safety
Chemistry of candy making
Want to learn about the history of lollipops?
You can take an entire course in candy making from University of Utah. Here is the syllabus
Want to improve the quality of the muffins?
What happens if you change the flour and vary the stirring time?
Everything you did not want to ask about root beer
What ingredients should you have in your cake?
How to make a cake
Watch how much leavening agent you add
What flour should you use?
Looking at ratios of ingredients
FAQ of ice cream from the University of Guelph Food Science
Science and Ice cream
Sign up for the ice cream school
Step by step pictures and directions to make liquid nitrogen ice cream
Should you eat the raw cookie dough?
Hints on preserving the look of the pizza
How can you speed ripen your fruit?
Since you are the teacher this week, feel free to assign your student reading assignments either in the book or on the Web.
Grilling beef (PDF)
Grilling vegetables (PDF)
Baked potatoes (PDF)