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Kitchen Science: What's the Difference Between Brown and White Sugar?

We know that, scientifically speaking, brown sugar makes better song lyrics than white sugar, but what is the actual chemical difference between the two? Learn why brown sugar clumps up, how you can unclump it, and what it’s good for.

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Tips And Tricks

Cake Pops as a gift for husband

When my cake pops became popular, I got series of orders. One came from a former colleague Rahma who was eyeing for cake pops as a gift for her husband’s birthday. 136 more words

Chocolate

Lavender Shortbread

Kind of amazing things happen when you don’t have wifi.

An explanation will follow, but first, a story.

We’re not big TV people, but I love the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and, you know, … 202 more words

Food

Crystal Planets

I’ve been on a bit of a planetary kick recently, with the theme of Little Man’s birthday party and with us redecorating his bedroom.  But since I’ve started on this path, let’s continue.  1,629 more words

Fun With Kids

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Macro image of sugar crystals.

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Photography

Sugar Chemistry of Hard Candies

Old-fashioned candy-making is a fascinating spectacle, if one ever gets the opportunity to watch. Fortunately, the Internet is full of videos like this one, which shows how hard candies (specifically, candy canes) are made by hand: 771 more words

Science & Food