Search Results: flavor
25 Apr 2011: Approaching New Flavors
Food: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, Food, foraging, Polygonaceae · no comments
... as follows: 1) Acquire an ingredient. 2) Look it up in The Flavor Bible. 3) Become inspired (hopefully in a way that doesn't require another trip to the store) and cook a thing. I love the Flavor Bible. It doesn't provide any recipes or technical instruction; instead, ...
24 May 2015: Cooking with Lilac
Food: cocktails, lilac, Oleraceae · no comments
... tried several ways of extracting and preserving lilac flavors: in alcohol, in simple syrup, in dry sugar, distilled into a hydrosol ... growth. Also, I pretty much always want to add lemon flavors to lilac, so it's convenient. I braised a rabbit in a sauce built ...
17 May 2015: Yarrow Pale Ale II
Food: Asteraceae, blackberries, brewing, Ericaceae, Indian plum, labrador tea, mugwort, osoberries, Rosaceae, sour beer, yarrow · 1 comment
... batch of dandelion brown ale convinced me that its flavor doesn't age very well. 7lbs golden liquid malt extract 8 oz ...
25 Oct 2014: Forest salt
Aimless: · 2 comments
... and a bit of lemoniness from the fir - great all-purpose flavor ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... carbonating). It's pretty dry and not detectably dandelion-flavored - but it makes a good base for champagne cocktails with a bit of ...
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... wine tastes great though. It has the kinds of fruity flavors you expect out of a nice red table wine, balanced by a little acidity ...
Food: cheatgrass, fescue, grains, Poaceae · 2 comments
... to use even more. The grain tastes good, in a vague cereal flavor sort of way, but the remaining hulls give it a rough, scratchy ...
25 May 2014: Mugwort mochi
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, mugwort, red bean paste · 1 comment
... for yomogi mochi - a Japanese dessert of sweet rice flour flavored with Artemisia princeps powder and filled with red bean paste. Since ...
11 May 2014: Yarrow Pale Ale
Food: Asteraceae, beer, brewing, dandelions, Fabaceae, gruit, licorice root, lilac, mugwort, Oleaceae, yarrow · no comments
... at the beginning, and now it tastes like some horrible flavor of Four Loco. I didn't bother with an initial hydrometer ...
10 May 2014: Desert Parsley
Food: Apiaceae, desert-parsley, Lomatiums, wild herbs · no comments
... fresh leaves at this stage taste a bit like a celery-flavored cough drop - there's that carrot family flavor, but it's almost completely overwhelmed by a minty medicinal flavor, not ...
29 Mar 2014: Horsetails & spaetzle
Food: Asteraceae, Brassicaceae, dandelions, Equisetaceae, money plant, Urticaceae · 1 comment
... are not a very good substitute for green beans. Their flavor is too light and they lack toothsomeness. Nettle spaetzle with garlicky ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... when this happens). Postpone the heavily carrot seed flavored breads, puddings, vodka, etc. until I have a better idea of what ... eat a moderate dose. Don't make this my new go-to staple flavoring for everything always. Make a thing, eat it for a few days, then take ...
24 Aug 2013: Cornel Vanilla Cream Pie
Food: Cornaceae, cornels, pie · no comments
... let them ripen off the tree, they have a tart-sweet berry flavor. They do have annoying pits (which one article claims are delicious in ... and I think it came out a bit mace-heavy - I liked how the flavor worked with the vanilla and the cornels, but use a very, very sparing ...
27 Jul 2013: Fennel Pollen Collector
Food: Adoxaceae, Apiaceae, blackberries, borage, Boraginaceae, broth, dehydrating, Ericaceae, fennel, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, liqueurs, pollen, Rosaceae, salal, thimbleberries · 1 comment
... it all into their faces. I hope this jam holds its flavor better than the jars that I canned last year. Thimbleberry liqueur! I ...
15 Jul 2013: Yarrow-weizen
Food: allspice, Asteraceae, brewing, Cupressaceae, dandelions, Food, gruit, juniper, Myrtaceae, yarrow · no comments
... thought it needed bittering and/or some pine-y terpene-y flavors. If I do my next gruit with mugwort that should take care of both those ...
2 Jul 2013: Red Elderberry Juice
Food: Adoxaceae, kale, red elderberries, toxicity · 2 comments
... up his nose and insisted that it had "that nasty vegetable flavor", but he is very silly, because it is obviously a completely different nasty vegetable flavor than the one that's been plaguing me in my vodka infusions - I could ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... Rather than having to wait for weeks or months for flavor to migrate from your ingredients into your alcohol base, you can test ... the infusion to force liquid into and out of the flavoring material. This is our rapid infusion setup, which the Mr. made out ...
7 Apr 2013: How I Don’t Eat Dandelions
Food: Asteraceae, bitters, coffee substitutes, dandelions, Food, infusions · 10 comments
... per blossom to get it all. And the petals are not strongly flavored, so you have to gather a lot. I am not a morning person. I made ... of 15 minutes for a cup) and I worry that the dandelion flavor will be overwhelmed by the honey. Hours spent in the sun on the first ...
2 Apr 2013: Dandelion Mead
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, dandelions, Food, honey, mead, metheglin, natural dyes, Onagraceae · 3 comments
... smell, sweet buttery-summer. I'd worry about the dandelion flavor being overwhelmed by the honey, but the fireweed is so delicious I can't ...
30 Mar 2013: Japanese Knotweed Straws
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, garnishes, knotweed, Polygonaceae, Rosaceae · no comments
... hard to see and pick. When raw they have a very distinct flavor that I'm coming to think of as "pea family" - like if you let a sweet ...
16 Mar 2013: Horsetail shoots
Food: Equisetaceae · 2 comments
... mild and pleasant. Various of my compatriots likened the flavor to: Green onions Asparagus Green beans Apples A non-flavor that would soak up other flavors Despite our collective inability to ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... having futzed around with different spicings, the plum flavor is just too mild to compete with my favorites. Any surplus of plums this ... instead of jammed. Dried apples - they don't keep enough flavor to justify the effort of de-worming feral apples. This isn't a survival ...
9 Feb 2013: Oregon grape liqueur
Food: Berberidaceae, liqueurs · 5 comments
... that, the more I thought that actually it's too strongly flavored and not sweet enough - but in its own right as a unique "sweet" ... (by which I usually mean bourbon) it brings out a smoky flavor - almost but not quite like rinsing the glass with Laphroaig. I do not ...
17 Jun 2012: Pineappleweed/Chamomile Liqueur
Food: Asteraceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, liqueurs, pineappleweed · 8 comments
... skip it this year until I realized that it's the perfect flavor complement to rowanberry and I wanted more liqueur. So I walked two ... while I prefer pineappleweed's eponymous pineapple-y flavor, it's similar enough to chamomile that you can substitute one for the ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... another few weeks in the brine really did improve the flavor! It's still a bit salty but it doesn't taste angry anymore. Or else this ... through the sweetness without masking the pineappleweed flavor. Sadly, that was the last of the liqueur so I won't be able to fart ...
29 Apr 2012: Pickled Japanese Knotweed
Food: bread, knotweed, pickles, Polygonaceae · 2 comments
... and didn't peel it; next time I will cut little rings. The flavor is very mild, which is okay, but I might try for something more ... not sure how to describe the unpleasant component of the flavor other than to say it tastes like the salt is mad at me. I'm going to ...
28 Apr 2012: Cocktails with the House Nocino
Food: cocktails, Juglandaceae, nocino, shochu, whisky · no comments
... interesting to pour down the drain - and a cheap apricot-flavored brandy. With equal parts white dog, cheap apricot, and nocino, you ...
18 Oct 2011: Macerate ALL the things!
Aimless: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, dandelions, Gentianaceae, gin, Juglandaceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae, pineappleweed, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Simaroubaceae · 2 comments
... more than planned, and wound up with a jar of, er, vegetal flavors that did not necessarily complement the lilac. Sitting on the shelf for ... with a little bit of sparkling water - a nice floral lilac flavor definitely comes through - but there are some vegetal off-notes that ...
18 Jul 2011: This Year’s Nocino Recipe
Food: infusions, Juglandaceae, liqueurs · no comments
... liqueurs evolved, I'm hoping that I'll get a nice blend of flavors. To make up for the relative paucity of walnuts, I added a couple of ... it all over the top of the jar... sugar can help pull flavor into an infusion (something something osmotic pressure something) but it ...
17 Jul 2011: Winnowing Money Plant Seeds
Food: Brassicaceae, foraging, seeds · 1 comment
... water in order to activate the enzymes that turn a bitter flavor into a pungent one, I'd be discouraged - but I refuse to be discouraged. ... knowledge!), and they are much more pungent but the bitter flavor is very similar. The winnowing was enough work for one day. I'll save ...
Food: Amaryllidaceae, black locust, Brassicaceae, chives, edible flowers, Fabaceae, flowers, recipes, salad, soup · 6 comments
... Separate the chive flowers (unless you prefer your onion-y flavor in heterogeneous nuggets). Dressing: Mayonnaise, mint, lemon juice, ... Butter, and Sage Snap peas + brown butter + sage was a Flavor Bible recommended pairing that got into my brain while I was cooking the ...
Food: edible flowers, flowers, infusions, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae · 2 comments
... vodka. After sitting overnight, it had a distinct floral flavor and aroma, but the Mister and I were running off to go bikecamping so I ... floral this-jar-is-trying-to-have-sex-with-my-nose flavor I got with the syrup, either. I strained out the blossoms, added a ...
Whimsy: meringue, pie, science parody · 5 comments
Flavor factor analyses of nutmeg distributions show systematic deviations from Poisson ... this behavior, we solved the Child equations for flavor propagation in homogeneous layered meringue-custard spaces. By ... dimensionless Lemon number that determines the onset of flavor convection. We synthesize piesmograms for several important endmember ...
8 Mar 2009: Kiwi Lime Pie (with Bonus Cocktail)
Food: Actinidiaceae, cocktails, kiwi, pie, recipes, Rutaceae · 13 comments
... with pomegranate, green tea, lychee, or whatever else the flavor of the month happens to be. After impulse-purchasing some kiwis and ... teaspoon, or maybe two; the lime zest will release more flavor as you cook it, and the rum will not. The amount of rum necessary to ...
23 Jan 2009: Cookbooks with Science
Food, Science: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, inverse methods, pie · 5 comments
... egg fakery. I'm sure it could also be useful for making flavored slime, solid soups, or vegan/vegetarian versions of more traditional ...
21 Jan 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 1 comment
... Devices Are Put to a Test -- "the obnoxious, dank flavor of a “corked” wine, which usually renders it unusable even ...
16 Dec 2008: Red Bean Xenoliths Janessa
Food, Science: baked Alaska, desserts, failed experiments, lava, meringue, recipes · 6 comments
... for boasts about one's l33t dessert skillz - the delicious flavor is just along for the ride. Baked Alaska is also the first thing I ...
29 Sep 2008: Cucumber-Fennel Soup
Food: Apiaceae, cooking, cucumbers, Cucurbitaceae, fennel, recipes, soup · 3 comments
... soups, but it is still definitely present, and unites the flavors of the other vegetables behind the fennel. I filled the flavor out with some smoky bacon; if you are going to make this a vegetarian ...
21 Aug 2008: The Metamorphic Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 12 comments
... J. Dairy Sci. 74 (10). It's not freezer burn and off flavors from sitting next to fish fillets that make old ice cream taste bad - ...
3 Apr 2008: Mud Volcano Tofu
Aimless: · 7 comments
... a village in Taiwan trying to build a reputation for tofu flavored with the local mud volcano. On the face of it, this is a horrible idea ...
23 Nov 2007: Pumpkin-Durian Pie
Food: Cucurbitaceae, durian, Malvaceae, pie, recipes · 4 comments
... making it a natural dessert, but it also has these onion-y flavors that we expect to belong to savory dishes. So I aimed for a compromise ... which still (in some hands) manages to honor the vegetable flavor of its contents. I thought it worked. No one else liked it. The ...
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
... had to guess, I'd guess that I'm really responding to some flavor of American exceptionalism, but that doesn't satisfy all the voices in ...
4 Nov 2005: Return of Friday Rock Blogging: Titan
Science: methane, rock blogging, Titan · 2 comments
... and hydrocarbon ice, sort of like a hard-frozen gasoline-flavored slushie. They have rounded edges, indicating that they've been tumbled ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Portland Cement
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... with bits of iron, aluminum, and other stuff thrown in for flavor. To make cement, you throw dump trucks full of sand and limestone and flavorings in a kiln and heat it up, without worrying too much about minor ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... looking into that particular issue. It features the wrong flavor of sexism, and is inconvenient for the faithful of the "male privilege" ...
13 May 2005: Further Trivialities
Aimless, Links, Personal: blogular wanking, grad school, telephony · 5 comments
... instant oatmeal contains two ostensibly different flavors, "cinnamon and spice" and "cinnamon roll". Surely the space of possible delicious oatmeal flavors is vast, if not infinite, and in no way induces the evolution of such ...
20 Feb 2005: A Lack of Synergy
Human Fuzzies: muppets, pop · 2 comments
... the sum of its parts. Which is disappointing; other flavored classic pops have managed to transcend themselves, at least a little. ...
13 Jun 2004: Sunday Review: Things That Are Red
Human Fuzzies: cola, gardening, graphic design, pop, reviews of stuff, Solanaceae, tomatoes · 2 comments
... properly ripe) I would prefer a more assertive tomato flavor. Should make good sauce, though, and I'm drooling to think of pizza with ...
7 Jun 2004: Fat Free Half and Half
Human Fuzzies: dairy, Food and Drug Administration · 4 comments
... in Minnesota, and Minnesota only, or they lose the subtle flavor of authenticity! This "suppliers in Wisconsin" shit will not fly. ...
4 May 2004: Garden Post
Personal: car repair, cars, container gardening, gardening, heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... a Japanese variety, and bred for optimal, unforgettable flavor (if you believe the tag), but mostly because it has a great ...
17 Mar 2004: Customize Your TV Dinner!
Personal: · 2 comments
... copy. My frozen meal was all excited about how the "flavorful sauce" came in its own little tray compartment, enabling me to ...
9 Mar 2004: Caffeinated Pantyhose
Links: · no comments
... thx! After all, with enough of that jazzed-up sweetened flavored creamer chemical in my cup, I wouldn't ever know the ...
8 Feb 2004: Narrative Coherence Can Suck A…
Human Fuzzies, Links: · no comments
... international grapefruit-flavored pop competition is over; Mexico wins. Whichever country provided the ...
28 Jan 2004: Learning from Experience
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Cactaceae, prickly pear · 3 comments
... though it's clearly somewhere between mild and flavorless. Orangerine-clove pound cake with tea, on the other hand... ...
25 Jan 2004: Sweet Potato Soup
Food: Convolvulaceae, mushrooms, recipes, soup, sweet potatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... De-veganize at will; I certainly do. A rich, mellow flavor and beautiful golden color characterize this easy-to-make soup. 2 ...
13 Dec 2003: Carda yo mamma
Food: baking, candied yams, cardamom, cooking, food trends, spices · no comments
... cardamom somehow managed to bowl over both yam and nutmeg flavors on the way across my tongue. It was like getting Vegas-style blinky ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... its spiritual complement in the great tasting original flavor inside - the kind of great tasting original flavor that smooths and tightens the back of your throat and the lower reaches ...
16 Nov 2001: gobble gobble
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cooking, thanksgiving · no comments
... colored veggies. Oh, and maybe a bottle of wine for, uh, flavor. But I hate shopping, and if I don't know exactly where to go to find ...
12 Oct 2001: Back in Copenhagen
Human Fuzzies: sandwiches, Scandinavia, smørrebrød · no comments
... and one must carefully balance the mushroom's earthy brown flavors against its stringy texture to see where it fits. With a little bit of ...
26 Jul 2001: Red Pop and Hans Kirk’s The Fishermen
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, pop · 21 comments
... myself, of course, since I'm not a big fan of the "red" flavor - I prefer clear, purple or brown pops. But, it came up in conversation ...
24 Jul 2001: Dehydrated Agnostic
Personal: · no comments
... colored! Shiny! And they've got super space rocket-berry flavors! ...