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Baked Potato Puffs – Food Wishes

hello this is chef john from food wishes comma with baked potato puffs that’s right they said there was no way to do a big version of these famous french fried potato puffs which go by the name pom dolfinh but you know what I think we did and for the record I’m just assuming…

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Why We Love Sugar

I’m holding in my hands one of the most magnificent powerful marvelous chemicals in all of the universe and wondering if you would be okay with me if I had some Mmmm… It tastes so good Intro music This, my friends, is your run-of-the-mill table sugar It’s made out of some sugar beets… Or… from…

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Loaded Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes – Food Wishes

hello this is chef john from food wishes comm with loaded twice baked sweet potatoes that’s right i’ve loaded potatoes before and i have twice baked potatoes before but i don’t believe i’ve ever loaded an twice baked potato and if I have it certainly wasn’t with a sweet potato but boy am I glad…

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Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last week we started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also because as I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in my kitchen I’m going to…

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Primitive Technology: Polynesian Arrowroot Flour

Polynesian arrowroot plant. It has a distinctive appearance, sort of like the potato plant. Also note the distinctive flowers Back at the hut making a basket Fire hardening a digging stick in the furnace Scrapping off the charred wood to form a sharp point This plant is abundant in the hills near the hut, brought…

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How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

Your Brain on Food If you sucked all of the moisture out of your brain and broke it down to its constituent nutritional content, what would it look like? Most of the weight of your dehydrated brain would come from fats, also known as lipids. In the remaining brain matter, you would find proteins and…

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From Nutrients To Food

Our food choices and preferences, and our idea of what is or is not food, are strongly determined by social and cultural influences. Let me show you some of the things I normally eat in Italy, and that I like a lot. This is a horse steak, pretty common in Europe. This is a steak…

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Nutrients and Food Labels

In the last lesson, you learned about the nutrition guidelines provided by the Choose My Plate diagram. Following the Choose My Plate guidelines will help you to make good food choices and eat a balanced diet. Eating a balanced diet with a variety of foods is important because no one food type contains all the…

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