University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Moose Tracks to T-Bones: The Science of Food

Ettinger and McNamee, two culinary authors, will talk about the science behind our food by discussing two or three favorite dishes, and talk about what goes into making them delicious, such as colloids and maillard reactions and other science-based transformations. Assistive listening devices available.

Amy Ettinger

Amy Ettinger is the author of "Sweet Spot: An Ice Cream Binge Across America," which The Wall Street Journal hailed as “a surprisingly serious, impressively thorough treatment of ice cream’s cultural significance, fabrication, economics and history, not to mention its effect on human brain chemistry....

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Gregory McNamee

Gregory McNamee is a writer, journalist, editor, photographer and publisher. He is the author or title-page editor of forty books and more than five thousand periodical publications, including articles, essays, reviews, interviews, editorials, poems and short stories....

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Sweet Spot
Amy Ettinger
June 2017
ISBN 9781101984192
Hardcover, 320 pages
$26.00, INSTOCK
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A journalist channels her ice-cream obsession, scouring the United States for the best artisanal brands and delving into the surprising history of ice cream and frozen treats in America. More/less

Tortillas, Tiswin, and T-bones
Gregory McNamee

November 2016
ISBN 9780826359049
240 pages
$24.95, INSTORE
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In this entertaining history, Gregory McNamee explores the many ethnic and cultural traditions that have contributed to the food of the Southwest. More/less

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