Reading Material 01.22.16

Wilbur Scoville invented the way we measure hot peppers’┬áspiciness, Vox. It is the 151st birthday of Wilbur Scoville. Turns out his scale for measuring the heat of peppers had nothing to do with food at all. Supplements and Safety, Frontline, PBS. Watch a┬áreport on the lack of regulation in the vitamin and nutritional supplements industry….

Pork and Quince Sausage

There was a time when sausage making at home would have been commonplace, along with the raising and butchering of livestock, home made wine, beer, and dying from a tetanus infection from a cut sustained while being self-sufficient. So much for┬áromanticising the culinary past. Sausage-making in itself is not difficult, but does require the willingness…