Insects are in the spotlight as a healthy, affordable, and easily produced protein source for the future. We’ve examined the health benefits, but now it’s time to put these critters to the taste test.Read More
Category: Food Ingredients
In our recent “Journey”, Milk: From Cow to Carton, the D2D team explored the process and production of of milk. A few of our readers have questioned why milk needs to be pasteurized. They heard that raw milk has superior nutritional benefits and are curious–what happens during the heating process of pasteurization? We decided to dig deeper into the important role pasteurization plays in the production of milk.Read More
We’re not telling— we don’t want to spread it around!
Many people may think they have a “summer stomach bug” when it actually may be a germ from your kitchen.
Let’s get ready for BBQ season and stay safe from foodborne illnesses.
Apple cider vinegar has become an extremely popular “cure all,” that many believe has the ability to help fight weight gain, keep your gut healthy, regulate your stomach acidity, clear up your skin, stabilize blood sugar, and fight cancer cells. It sounds too good to be true. Is it…?Read More
Geologists call it Halite, chemists call it sodium chloride (NaCl)— the rest of us just call it salt. Salt has a remarkable history, which dates back to the earliest civilizations. It is a vital component in the functioning of our bodies and it boasts over 14,000 known uses. You can cook, flavor and finish your food with fine, coarse or flakey salt, and select from white, grey, pink, red, black and even blue salts. So, what should we make of all these choices? Is there a difference in taste or nutritional quality of the different salts? Lets take a look…Read More
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