Quad Erat Coquendum

The scientist's view of the kitchen world

NaCl: from cooking to pseudoscience

A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her. ~Helen Rowland Let’s … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Does a flour by any other name cook as sweet?

After my quite serious and long post on scientific vs. religious mindsets, how about a nice, fluffy post on flour? Flour If you are anything like I was a few … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pathways to truth: Science vs. Religion

…faith is not to have a perfect knowledge of things; therefore if ye have faith ye hope for things which are not seen, which are true. ~ Joseph Smith How We Find Truth A few … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 4 Comments

Soup and Rolls

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.                                         … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 1 Comment


It seems to me that the vast majority of cooking blogs are created by and aimed at a very specific demographic: the stay at home mom (henceforth SAHM).   Don’t … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 2 Comments