How to make a tender and flaky pie crust

Wonderfully explains why putting vodka in your pie crust may be a good thing.  The components of Pie Crust – FineCooking.

Science-based cooking from Shirley Corriher

A new book, Bakewise, from Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: A Scientific Approach to Dessert | Popular Science.

Manual brewing techniques give coffee lovers a better way to make a quality drink

The principle factors that affect the flavor of coffee are the water temperature, the “dose” of coffee ratio of coffee to water, the size of the grind and the time that the water is in contact with the beans.

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