Reading Material 01.22.16

Wilbur Scoville invented the way we measure hot peppers’ spiciness, 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 report 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 romanticising the culinary past. Sausage-making in itself is not difficult, but does require the willingness…