Homemade Butter
DIY Kitchen Science

Homemade Butter

Despite the misconception among certain pop culture icons that butter is a carb, butter, like other fats and oils, is a lipid. Broadly defined, lipids are any molecules that have hydrophobic, or water repelling, characteristics.  In contrast to simple molecules like water (H20) or sugar (C6H12O6), butter does not have one molecular formula; rather, it … Continue reading

Simple Vegan Strawberry Shortcake
DIY Kitchen Science

Simple Vegan Strawberry Shortcake

With increasing numbers of people embracing dietary-restricted, vegetarian, and vegan lifestyles, birthday parties are becoming more complex. Consider the simple birthday cake. Everyone should be able to partake in its delicious sugary goodness; however, this can prove difficult. Specifically, how can you bake a cake if you cannot use one of the most important components, … Continue reading