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Interesting Article in the Times Union: White House chef whips up desserts with chemistry

February 28th, 2011 (franklin)

White House pastry chef Bill Yosses puts the finishing touches on a dessertWASHINGTON (AP) — Some sweetened tangerine juice. A little soy protein. A blender. Voila: A trendy, frothy dessert becomes a lesson in kitchen chemistry. It turns out the chef who whips up pies for the president is also a bit of a scientist — calling on knowledge of how to help bubbles hold their shape and how crystals affect chocolate and salt, in the quest for healthier goodies.

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