Why Do Donuts Have Holes?: Fascinating Facts About What We Eat And Drink

Why Do Donuts Have Holes?: Fascinating Facts About What We Eat And Drink

by Donald A. Voorhees
     
 

Since cows eat grass all day, it would make more sense if milk were green. But milk is full of casein, a protein rich in calcium, which is white; and fatty cream, which is also white. That's why low fat and skim milk always seem less white than whole milk.

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Since cows eat grass all day, it would make more sense if milk were green. But milk is full of casein, a protein rich in calcium, which is white; and fatty cream, which is also white. That's why low fat and skim milk always seem less white than whole milk.

Take a quick peek at any page in Why Do Donuts Have Holes? And you'll find tasty bits of gastronomical trivia, such as:

  • What vegetable has been cultivated for more than 9,000 years?
  • What natural sweetener can also be used to dress wounds?
  • Is Irish coffee really Irish?
  • What classic American breakfast cereal used to have a kangaroo as its mascot?
  • Who wrote the first cookbook?
  • How do pop-up turkey timers work?
  • How many restaurants are there in America?

So treat yourself to a healthy helping of nutritious history and succulent science-all fat-free, low carb, and completely guilt-free!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806525518
Publisher:
Kensington
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.85(d)

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