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Talking Turkey about Diabetes and the Maillard Reaction

“If only people knew about the Malliard Reaction,” I say to anyone who will listen.  “They would understand why avoiding diabetes is so important.  And if it’s too late, controlling blood sugar is essential.”

What’s the Malliard Reaction?

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Oven roasted turkey:  Yum, Yum.

 

Crusty rolls warm from the oven.  Mmmm…mmm.

 

Gravy made from turkey roux… Uhhh, huh.

 

Melt-in-your-mouth flaky pie crust and caramelized pecan pie.  Smack-smack.

 

What makes these tasty Thanksgiving day dishes taste so good?

STEM Girls go to the Museum of Science and Industry

Miss G is in second grade this year.  She is a bit shy, and she knows what she likes.  She likes science more than anything. Missy S is in first grade.  She reads like a sixth grader, even using inflection when she reads dialog.  She has an opinion on everything.  Miss K is a fashionista and a social butterfly.  She is in the fourth grade this year.  Miss K loves math. All three girls are are wiz-kids and as techno-savvy as any of their brothers.  Who says girls don’t like science and math?  Who says girls’ brains are not wired…

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