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User Review  - mckzlve - LibraryThing

It was a bit difficult to get through some parts due to the science aspect. What I liked is that it's easy to pick up on; you can read any section without reading previous sections. When I read ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

More superficial and less relevant *to me* than I'd hoped. ? A lot like a lot of similar 'debunking pseudo-science' books I frequently read, including, just this week, the latest from Dr. Joe Schwarz ... Read full review

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

Robert provides an entertaining and educational book on science and cooking. I learned a few things and liked his humorous presentation. I recommend the book for those with limited science background as much of the information covered is at a high school science level. Read full review

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User Review  - jcrben - LibraryThing

Learned a few things; will have this one on hand in my kitchen for reminders about what's going on. Note: not many good recipes here, and although there's a few practical tips, that's not really the focus. Read full review

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User Review  - andreiz - LibraryThing

A good pop-science book for anyone interested in the chemical and physical why and how of cooking. I know I learned plenty, including the fact that "sea salt" is not any saltier than normal one. Now if I could only figure out why it's still more expensive. Read full review

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User Review  - dickcraig - LibraryThing

I love to cook and this was a helpful little ditty about why different ingredients mix well with other. It was light and I was expecting more. Read full review

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User Review  - name99 - LibraryThing

The subtitle is "The Science of Cooking", and that's what this is. I'm usually terribly disappointed by pop chemistry texts which tend to be nothing more than laundry lists, but this was not bad. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Razinha - LibraryThing

Interesting. The first couple of chapters more so than the rest. Read full review

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User Review  - flamati - LibraryThing

There were a whole lot of things that as non-north-american, I badly knew it existed. But there were some interesting explanations. Read full review


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