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August 21, 2012

 

beer flight made with barley

How Is Barley Turned Into Beer?

Did you know that the majority of the world's barley harvest is destined for beer production.

May 30, 2012

 

beers of  colors in glasses on a table

What Does Brewer’s Yeast Have To Do With Evolution?

Researchers experimenting with yeast think evolution from single-celled to multi-celled organisms might have happened in the blink of an eye.

February 2, 2011

 

A glass of white wine and a basket of bread on a table

Bread And Wine Are More Similar Than You Think!

Bread and wine have more in common than you might think... they both have yeast!

February 26, 2010

 

A glass of red wine.

Wine And Beer: Different Types Of Alcohol, Same Basic Process

How are wine and beer similar? How are they different?

October 6, 2009

 

A fridge stocked full of food.

Why We Refrigerate Fruits and Vegetables

Everyone knows you should put spinach and berries in the refrigerator, but how do cooler temperatures keep most fruits and vegetables from spoiling rapidly?

December 26, 2008

 

Dripping honey

Honey: Food for Yeast or a Natural Preservative

The high concentration of sugar in honey forces the water out of any yeast or bacteria cells that could otherwise contaminate the food.

December 7, 2005

 

a loaf of moldy bread

Making Food Last Longer

There are several things you can do to waylay bacteria, yeasts, and molds.

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