Last year we saw how much fun we can have, turning plain old cornstarch into OObleck. How about we have some more of the same? More
20 Feb 2012 6 Comments
05 Feb 2012 Leave a comment
in Holiday foods, science, Side dishes, stories Tags: alkaline, chemistry, children, Chinese, duck eggs, experiments, New Years, play, preservation, protein, sulfur, thousand year old eggs, traditions
With the Chinese new year just behind us, I invited some friends over to help me look into that famous Asian delicacy, 1000-year-old duck eggs. When the gang arrived, I pulled the brown, grassy ovals from the cupboard.
“These can’t be duck eggs!” Isla gasped.
“They look more like duck-billed dino eggs to me,” Will agreed. More
20 Nov 2011 2 Comments
Only 10 more sleeps until we turn the calendar on a new month – December. Then the fun begins! Many people start counting down the days to Christmas with an advent calendar. Each day comes with More
08 Jul 2011 Leave a comment
Cornstarch is a pretty boring food. This silky powder has no taste, no smell and no color. But it has one special thing going for it. It gets sticky when it’s wet. More
19 Jun 2011 2 Comments
Vinny is excited about offering you a chance to read his book! Go ahead and preview a few pages on-line. Just click on the pic! Or log on to www.blurb.com/bookstore and enter “Cook Up A Story” in the search box. More
22 Feb 2011 Leave a comment
A recipe for fun:
Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end. More