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The Cloudy Case Of Beer Appearance: Part II

Stefan Anderson | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste
Stefan Anderson

Once a beer has been properly transported home, stored and chilled, glassware becomes the issue. You've probably heard the term "beer clean," and cleanliness is very important.

The Cloudy Case of Beer Appearance: Part I

Stefan Anderson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Taste
Stefan Anderson

Most popular beer rating websites have appearance as a criterion for judgment. Though it is lower in the rating hierarchy than taste and other criteria on these websites, a beer's appearance has a large affect on how we end up judging it overall. Our first look at a beer immediately tells us a lot and, depending on the drinker's prejudices and expectations, often we decide it's quality before even smelling it.

Mission Day 14: Mad Respect, AKA Don't Kill Bob

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.15.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

I had absolutely no idea what it took to keep a group of this size fed and watered by hand until I was thrown on top of a volcano with five other people who like to eat bread, drink milk, and dirty dishes all day long. How did I miss this?

What The Hell Is Yeast, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Taste

We have yeast to thank for our favorite beers.

9 Dirty Things In Your Kitchen You Probably Haven't Been Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

(But you probably should.)

WATCH: What Key Ingredient In Beer, Wine And Whiskey Is Out To Get You?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.27.2014 | Taste

Fear mongering at its finest.

Feast Your Eyes On This Time-Lapse Of Beer Fermenting

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

It's alive!

Pizza Dough As Easy As 3-2-1

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 10.26.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

You'll be totally surprised by how easy it is to make a simple dough at home.

Yeasty Alchemy in Telluride

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Denver
Corinna Clendenen

Like the air, culture tends to thin out and become rarefied above 8,000 feet. How else can you explain such anomalies as the bread at the Cosmopolitan Restaurant in Telluride, Colorado?

8 Yeasted Recipes for a Post-Passover Fix

Food52 | Posted 04.01.2013 | Taste

All week, we've been eating matzoh in all its form. So here are 8 glorious ways to break the bread fast. Eight recipes with our old, honored friend, yeast.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Tiny Solution For Big Oil Problem? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

"Directed evolution" may save our polluted planet. At least, chemical engineer Dr. Frances Arnold sees it that way. The recent National Medal of T...

The Best Baguettes Around

Liza de Guia | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

There's nothing like 'em. To me, they have the perfect texture, perfect flavor and crunch.

How To Pick The Right Yeast For Baking At Home

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Have you ever stopped to think what makes bread so delicious, airy and light? Yeast -- it's the little guys that help breads rise and give flavor. Unl...

Why Do Hot Dogs Come in Packs of 10, and Buns in Packs of 8?

Lael Hazan | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home
Lael Hazan

I'm not the first to ask this question; although, judging by the amount of "net noise" it garners, apparently it has been asked for over 50 years.

Beneficial Bacteria?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Even in cases where probiotics have been shown to be effective, it is only using specific strains of bacteria in specific amounts. Not just any probiotic will do.

Is Hidden Fungus Making You Ill?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Problems related to yeast are usually ignored and not linked to patient's complaints. If a subject is not taught in medical school, it is assumed not to be real. This is a dangerous assumption.

A Homemade Yeast-free Vegetarian Spelt Pizza

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kirsten Dirksen

All this eating at home - coupled with my complete lack of training in the kitchen - has led us to some very creative concoctions.

DIY: Make Your Own Beer At Home

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you're a big beer fan, especially a micro-beer fan, then there's no better way to spend your summer afternoon than getting down and dirty with maki...

A "S.A.D." Lifestyle

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Obama keeps reminding us that we need to prepare ourselves for making sacrifices in order to correct the excesses of the past. This applies as much to our diet as much as it does to the economy.

A Toxic World?

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Some people think that the body is adequately equipped for detoxification, but if it were, we wouldn't have words like carcinogen, teratogens, reproductive toxicants, and endocrine disruptors.