Narragansett Brewing Company has a rich New England history. Here’s how it fell into ruin and rose again, now claiming a spot as one of the top 50 breweries in the U.S.
Source: 10 Things You Should Know About Narragansett Beer | VinePair
Take a look at the original 1955 recipe card from the Campbell Soup test kitchen.
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A young, enterprising couple set their sights on a small town with big appeal. They built their taproom from the inside out, and, 32 brews later, it’s now a local hub.
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Without yeast, bread wouldn’t rise and beer wouldn’t foam. As Nicholas Money’s new book, The Rise of Yeast, points out, it leaves its mark on other foods, too, including coffee, and even chocolate.
Source: The Rise Of Yeast: How Civilization Was Shaped By Sugar Fungi
Certified Cicerone Benjamin Weiss offers insider information to help the average drinker decode a craft beer menu.
Source: A Drink for the People – Life & Thyme
The idea that butter is bad for you is relatively new. In the past, it was seen as an essential and delicious food, filling and rich in saturated fat, butyrate, and the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, and K2. In the 1950s, though, researchers found a correlation between high daily saturated fat intake and heart disease deaths. What most people don’t know is that the study’s findings were not consistent, and the author of the study cherry-picked the six countries where heart disease deaths rose along with saturat
Source: Why You Should Eat Butter | Fix.com
Why do you need a scale versus just measuring cups? It’s almost entirely for the flour. When scooping flour out of a bag with a measuring cup, every person doing it (and every time you do it) will garner a scoop with a different density. The flour can get smashed down and then you get more than needed, or it can be a little too fluffy and you’ll have less than desired. In short, the cup of flour in a measuring cup is not always the same one cup of flour called for. With a scale, you’re getting exact amounts in grams. It’s just the better way to go.
Source: Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness