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Is milk "nature's perfect food"? This week on A Taste of the Past, Linda Pelaccio is joined by cookbook historian Anne Mendelson to debunk this myth. Anne is the author of Milk: The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages, a cookbook and overview of milk's history. Learn about milk's volatile chemistry, the differences between different mammals' milks, and Anne's thoughts on the raw milk debate. Also, Anne explains the beginnings of the pasteurization and homogenization processes, and how it changed the lives of urban dwellers in the late 1800s. Hear about modern pasteurization processes, from small to large scale. This program has been brought to you by Cain Winery.

"It [milk] is intended to be supplied in one particularly way, and one alone...under those circumstances it is quite safe to drink, even if it's raw. But if you divert it, if you interrupt that closed system... it changes as soon as you divert it into the outside world; you've already interrupted nature the moment you do that."

"Raw milk's sales allow farmers to sell directly to consumers without a middle man. And it's one of the ways that farmers can sell their product for a price so that they can make a living."

--Anne Mendelson on A Taste of the Past


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What do you call milk that's not milk? Erica Wides explores the overlooked language of food on a new episode of Let's Get Real. Why do we use certain words to describe certain things? And why would something be called milk if it didn't come from a nipple? Tune in as Erica talks about coconut and almond not-milk and why foodiness hijacks even these - in theory - simple food items. This program was brought to you by Cain Vineyard & Winery.

"If it doesn't come from a nipple, it's not milk." [09:00]

--Erica Wides on Let's Get Real


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Why are big-chain delivery pizza crusts so disgusting? What's a Trinidad scorpion pepper? Can you make milk from cream just by adding water? Tune in to this week's edition of Cooking Issues as Dave Arnold tackles these issues and more. Learn about the safety of raw milk cheeses, the story behind Halloumi cheese and of course -- hear some hilarious anecdotes from Dave and the crew. This program was brought to you by Fairway Market.

"99.9% of the cream you buy in the supermarket has been highly ultra pasteurized. The reason for this is cream doesn't sell as quickly as milk or get used as quickly." [22:00]

--Dave Arnold on Cooking Issues


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