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Microscope Minutiae: The Micrococcus Microcosm

Photo from Wikimedia Commons/Josef ReischigRenaissance sausage-makers may not have known about the health benefits of nitrites, but they did know that salting meat and curing it in open air limited spoilage. Sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite salts both serve to inhibit the growth of the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, and Listeria monocytogenes. These bacteria are ...

Caitlin Wilson | Aug 13, 2019


Inspiration for edible alchemy.