What Einstein Kept under His Hat by Marlene Parrish audiobook

What Einstein Kept under His Hat: Secrets of Science in the Kitchen

By Robert L. Wolke , with recipes by Marlene Parrish
Read by Sean Runnette

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12.63 Hours 1
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Have you ever wondered why onions make us cry? Do you believe bananas contain more calories as they ripen and get sweeter? This sequel to the bestselling What Einstein Told His Cook continues Robert L. Wolke's investigations into the science behind our foods. In response to ongoing questions from readers of his nationally syndicated Washington Post column, "Food 101," Wolke debunks misconceptions with reliable, commonsense logic. And for exceptionally inquisitive cooks and scientists, he offers "Sidebar Science" features, which dig more deeply into the chemical processes that underlie food and cooking. Above all, What Einstein Kept Under His Hat provides indispensable information that will make listeners better shoppers, cooks, and eaters.

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Summary

Summary

Have you ever wondered why onions make us cry? Do you believe bananas contain more calories as they ripen and get sweeter? This sequel to the bestselling What Einstein Told His Cook continues Robert L. Wolke's investigations into the science behind our foods. In response to ongoing questions from readers of his nationally syndicated Washington Post column, "Food 101," Wolke debunks misconceptions with reliable, commonsense logic. And for exceptionally inquisitive cooks and scientists, he offers "Sidebar Science" features, which dig more deeply into the chemical processes that underlie food and cooking. Above all, What Einstein Kept Under His Hat provides indispensable information that will make listeners better shoppers, cooks, and eaters.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

All you have to do is ask 'why' and open to any page. Good luck putting it down. Alton Brown, host of Good Eats
“All you have to do is ask ‘why’ and open to any page. Good luck putting it down.” Alton Brown, host of Good Eats
“Sean Runnette’s charming and flawless narration emphasizes the work’s funnier bits, of which there are many.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Marlene Parrish

Author Bio: Marlene Parrish

Marlene Parrish is a noted food writer. She is a columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and coauthor, with her husband, Robert L. Wolke, of two books on kitchen science.

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Author Bio: Robert L. Wolke

Author Bio: Robert L. Wolke

Robert L. Wolke is professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh and researcher in both chemistry and physics. As an educator and lecturer, he enjoys a national reputation for his ability to make science understandable and enjoyable. He is the author of What Einstein Didn’t Know: Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions and Chemistry Explained, as well as dozens of scientific research papers. From 1998 to 2007 he wrote a food science column for the Washington Post. He lives in Pittsburgh.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 12.63
Audience: Adult
Language: English