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    Lab Preparation: Key Lime Pie

    Thanksgiving approaches for readers in the US, which means that I turn my attention around here to lab preparations that have already been through trials in my own kitchen. I’ve posted my procedure for chocolate pecan pie here in the past, and I plan to make it again this year (my kids will brook no… Read More
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    Another Cold-Weather Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

    Here, as promised, is another dish for weather like the present. It takes some time, but if the snow is coming down and the wind is rattling the windows, you may well have some. You’ll need, at a minimum: a chicken, vegetables (carrots, celery, onions, peas, etc.), some flour and milk, and some source of… Read More
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    A Cold-Weather Recipe, By Request: Onion Soup

    If there’s big pharmaceutical news going on right now, it hasn’t reached me. So in the spirit of taking time off, here are some things I’ve been making here at home while the wind rattles the windows. First up is French onion soup. I use pretty much the procedure that the Cooks Illustrated people recommend. Read More
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    Holiday Organic Synthesis: Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Here’s a recipe that I’ve put up here for the Thanksgiving and holiday season – I’m at home today, and I’m going to be following this exact prep a bit later in the day. I’ve made it for years this way, as have some friends, so you can consider this the Org Syn procedure for… Read More
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    How Slow is Research Today? Here’s a Recipe!

    The pace of research has noticeably slowed today here in the US. Most industrial labs will be empty tomorrow, Friday, and through the weekend, and even the academic labs will have fewer grad students and post-docs hanging out in them. I’ll be cleaning up some previously run reactions, setting up anything that can comfortably go… Read More