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Adam Ruins Everything – Low-Fat Foods Are Making You Fatter | truTV

And the only reason you think they do is because of bad science and worse marketing. Heh! That’s ridiculous. When I eat fat, it goes in my body and becomes fat, and fat is bad. Yeah, that’s what everybody thinks, but it’s not true. Oh, hey, an egg timer! (timer tingling) (blows) People have been […]

A 200-Year Old Chicken Salad Recipe!

Today I’m going to be demonstrating a simple and refreshing chicken salad right out of the 18th century. Thanks for joining us today on 18th Century Cooking. Today’s recipe is called a French Salad and it comes from Maria Rundell’s 1808 cookbook, “A New System of Domestic Cookery”. I know, 1808, now that’s the early […]

Bringing the community together, one dish at a time.

My name is Chris Aerni. My wife and I came to Canada in 1997, originally from Switzerland. We settled in St. Andrews by-the-Sea in the year 2001 and are operating the Rossmount Inn since then. The Rossmount Inn had a history. It was originally built in 1889. It was always a place known where people […]

Sourdough from Leaven: 18th Century Breads, Part 5. Cooking with Jas. Townsend and Son S2E16

In our last episode, we made leaven. Leaven is old dough that you save back and you use it to inoculate a new batch of dough with yeast. We took our leaven and we preserved it in salt. Today we’re going to wake this leaven back up and use it to make a new batch […]

Why Do We Eat Spoiled Food?

Some of our very favorite foods are closer to this than this. That’s because coffee, bread, cheese, beer – even chocolate! – are home to millions of microbes. In fact, these foods only acquire the tastes, smells, and textures we love because of tiny bacteria and fungi. The vast majority of microbes – about 99% […]

No-Knead French Bread: 18th Century Breads, Part 7. Cooking with Jas. Townsend and Son S2E18

There’s been a very interesting bread baking technique that’s been floating around the internet since about 2007. It’s called No-knead bread. It uses a very simple dough, a high moisture content and it’s baked in a Dutch oven. I would encourage you to watch the video sometime, it’s very worthwhile. No-knead bread, because of its […]

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The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

If you time-warped a few Pilgrims to your Thanksgiving table, they’d probably accuse you of being a witch. [YELLING] But they’d recognize a lot of the food, just bigger, better, and tastier versions of what they ate. Many traditional Thanksgiving foods are scienced up versions of native New World species. What may surprise you is […]

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