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About Me: Juliana

I am a sophomore student at Dickinson College, working towards a double major in English and Medieval and Early Modern Studies as well as a music minor. Growing up, I didn’t cook very often, but my mother has always been a phenomenal chef and I’ve learned a lot about cooking from watching her in the …

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About Me: James

I like to cook, I haven’t really delved too far into baking as of yet. The following text is an acrostic poem that is not an acrostic poem. Professional Chef, don’t make me show off and flip an omelette or something. I like to make bread, as bread is good cold and hot, it can …

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About Me: Nathaniel Chaves

As a chef, I would say that I am personally nothing past an amateur. I can cook an occasional hamburger, grilled cheese, or quesadilla, but beyond the basics, I struggle to produce well thought out dishes. I try to work with family recipes, but I seem to never open a cookbook or look up how …

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About Me: Evan Sobolewski

Currently a First Year Student at Dickinson College. Interested in Politics and an avid fan of the New York Yankees. Studies have found that one can survive between 8 and 21 days without food, depending on circumstance (Silver, 2018). While dire situations, like being stranded without food, can test the will of any person, leaving …

The Science of Jam

The Chemistry of Jam Introduction and Background Info The jam recipe provided in the Time and Activity chart contains 4 very simple ingredients: Sugar, Strawberries, Water and Pectin. A lot of the chemistry comes from that of Pectin, of which I have summarized below: Pectin was first isolated by French chemist Henri Braconnot in 1825 …