Monday, March 25, 2013

Upcoming webcasts live from New Orleans!

The theme of the ACS Meeting this year is the Chemistry of Food and Energy.  They are planning to broadcast some of the seminars in particular one by Dr. Cesar Vega and Shirley Corriher on Egg Science and one by Dr. Timothy Harlan on the Mediterranean diet.

Here are the details:

Event Schedule
Monday, April 8, 2013
11:00am – 12:00pm ET
LIVE Cooking Demo: Egg Science Deconstructed
Dr. Cesar Vega and Ms. Shirley Corriher

3:00 – 4:00 pm ET
Mediterranean Diet: It’s Not Just for the Mediterranean
Dr. Timothy Harlan

Remember that most of these webinars are also available for viewing after the  session as well in case you miss it!

Monday, March 4, 2013

The other type of "canning" the literal one

Harold McGee has written a very interesting article in Slate on how canning (in tins) can actually add flavours to the food the longer it is kept in the can.  He also describes some of the processes involved in packaging in cans - worth reading!

Age Your Canned Goods
Why I now think of best-by dates as maybe-getting-interesting-by dates.