Culinary Glue

Julia Child's Culinary Notes

Jillian Hess | Noted | 13th November 2023

Child's notebooks track her transformation from a "secretary to spies" during WW2 to a consummate food writer. Her notes reveal her meticulous process — testing and revising each recipe until it was as simple and effective as possible. "One of the pleasures of cooking is to learn to correct something if it goes awry; and one of the lessons is to grin and bear it if it cannot be fixed" (1,230 words)

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What’s So Super About Super Glue?

Roy Berendsohn | Popular Mechanics | 13th November 2023

Likely more information about the composition and uses of this familiar household adhesive than you thought you needed, but interesting nonetheless. Especially intriguing is the advice on what not to do. Never start gluing without the "appropriate chemical debonder" on hand in case you stick your fingers together. And don't put super glue on most fabrics, as it will start smoking (1,860 words)

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