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“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is knowing not to put a tomato in a fruit salad”What’s the oldest think you’ve ever put in your mouth?Eggs can store for a long time, most grocery store eggs are stored for months, fresh eggs are better –how to tell if its aged – fresh egg floats horizontally in water, old egg floats, sold or boiled eggs will spinin waterRomans love eggs, Oliva (some roman empress) loved eggs that she decided to hatch an egg by herself,Portuguese egg custard tart, best found in a suburb Lisbon, originated from Arabs, brought from Arabswho controlled the Mediterranean, was mainly for high class people, Portuguese Navy used egg whitesused in rigging ship sails and ropes, Egg whites are used to clarify wines, caused demands in egg whites –causing excess amounts of yolk wasteRed meat is better aged… more on this laterMalcom Forbes – wine incident, bought a $100K, set it upright, the cork dried out and the wine went badSome dude bought a wine for over $590k because Thomas Jefferson brought the wine from France,accidently knocked the wine over and it broke

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Term
Summer
Professor
HerschJacobs
Tags
Geography, Lecture, Notes, Fall, 2016, geo, 509, Egg yolk, egg whites, Custard

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