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Just another flavor separation technique

August 3rd, 2009 · 10 Comments · Uncategorized

posted by Mindy Lvoff As I was discussing how to describe (and understand) “countercurrent chromatography” (CCC) with Dave and our friend, Philip Preston of Polyscience (who stopped by FCI today to hang out for a while), Philip summarized the process as “just another flavor separation technique…”  Easy to say when you’re a genius, but I […]

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Skåls of the Week, 7.27.2009

July 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal

(Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Good things come in threes…  For your skål viewing pleasure, here are some sets of three skåls: Three photos of two brothers: Three old-school 4 star French chefs: Two Bloggers and a Rock and Roll Manager makes three: And three ballet dancers!   Finally, we’d like to introduce you […]

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Oh Lord, won't you buy me a new centrifuge

July 21st, 2009 · 33 Comments · centrifuge

Posted by Mindy Lvoff While I was in LA a few weeks ago, I checked in with Dave by phone and he asked how close I was to San Jose…  It turns out that he had purchased yet another centrifuge and wondered whether or not I wanted to pick it up and fly it home. […]

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Skål Exchange Program

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · skoal

Posted by Mindy Lvoff Our loyal reader and regular commenter, Patricio Wise, wanted to import our Skål Project to Mexico.  In order to truly uphold the spirit of the Skål Project, Patricio knew that your average, everyday bottle of Aquavit just would not do – he needed a bottle of Cooking Issues Aquavit.  Yet how […]

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WANTED: Celebrity Skåls

July 8th, 2009 · 20 Comments · skoal

Posted by Mindy Lvoff We’re adding a new page to our Skål Project: our WANTED List. It’s a list of celebrities that we want… no, NEED to come in and skål. At the top of our Skål Wish List sits none other than Max von Sydow… The reward? Your own personal bottle of Cooking Issues […]

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