Category Archives: Culinary

Library Link of the Day: Soggy Salad Science

Courtesy of Indiana Public Media: “Have you ever wondered why dressing makes lettuce wilt so quickly? Guests are coming over for dinner and you’re trying to prepare the meal. You drizzle some dressing on the salad and refrigerate it, with … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: What’s the Scoville Heat Scale, and How Does it Rate Peppers?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Some like it hot. And some don’t. And whichever camp you fall into, you may have heard of a little thing called the Scoville Heat Scale. Almost every pepper has a massive number attached to it, and the higher … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Pasta Dinner for PGHS Volleyball and Culinary Program, 9/16

Date:                 THIS SATURDAY NIGHT  – September 16, 2017 Time:                6:00 to 8:00pm Location: Pacific Grove High School—Student Union/Multi Room Includes: Pasta Dinner, drink ticket and all you can eat salad and bread. Tickets are … Continue reading

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Ithaa Undersea Restaurant

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: “To enter the restaurant, visitors climb down a spiral staircase in a thatched pavilion at the end of a jetty. They enter the building, which has a curved roof like a tunnel, from above. Secured five … Continue reading

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For Dev Hynes, Every Sound Is A Color

Courtesy of NPR Music: Synesthesia Definition: A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color. “Devonté Hynes is a musical shape-shifter. On his first … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Vegetarianism Through the Eyes of PGHS

PACIFIC GROVE — Numerous students within Pacific Grove High School have recently made the decision to cut meat out of their diet. Why are so many students becoming vegetarians? There are countless reasons to become a vegetarian–from advocating against animal … Continue reading

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The History of the Conversation Heart

“HOW LONG SHALL I HAVE TO WAIT? PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE” Imagine writing this on a NECCO wafer! Courtesy of Mental Floss: “Valentine’s Day means chalky candy hearts with a lot to say. But what’s behind these very loud little candies? … Continue reading

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National Geographic Society founded today in 1888, Food Maps

In honor of the founding of the National Geographic Society today in 1888, here is an article from the February, 2017 print edition. Posted on NationalGeographic.com: “Food for thought: How does one ingredient become linked to one place? That’s one … Continue reading

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The Zera Food Recycler Makes Fertilizer Out Of Your Leftover Food Scraps

Composting made easy! (but expensive for now) From Zera.com: “The average family produces over 400 pounds of food waste per year.* That waste comprises roughly 20% of space in landfills, decomposing and producing methane — a potent greenhouse gas that … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of all realms of Hispanic culture present today and historically in Pacific Grove and California. As usual, this year, we have the annual Spanish Art competition, where students from Spanish and Art classes alike … Continue reading

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