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How to Make a Realistic & Edible Panna Cotta Brain

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014

How to Make a Realistic & Edible Panna Cotta Brain

This recipe is based off the Panna Cotta Brain with Cranberry Glaze from Alton Brown. Ingredients: 3 (12-ounce) cans Nestle evaporated milk 5 packages of unflavored powdered gelatin 1 1/2 cups Prairie Farms heavy cream 3/4 cup sugar 1 vanilla bean, split 1 teaspoon salt Strawberries Cocoa powder Instructions: Combine 1 can of evaporated milk with four packs of unflavored gelatin and allow to bloom for several minutes. In a heavy saucepan, combine 2 cans of evaporated milk, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla bean, and salt. Bring to a boil. Then add the bloomed gelatin and remaining evaporated milk. Spray your brain mold with Pam and pour in your liquid brain. Refrigerate overnight. Blend a bunch of strawberries for the coagulated blood. Add cocoa powder to taste and color. Unmold your brain and bloody it up with your strawberry mix. The End! Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on...

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4th of July: The Brutal Truth About Fireworks.

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014

4th of July: The Brutal Truth About Fireworks.

I was on call last night (July 3rd) and saw a case just like this one. It made me think of you guys out there in Premed Nation, because he was about college age, like all of you. I hope you have a happy and safe holiday. You are all on a great track and it would be a shame to see something like this throw you off course. I wanted to share a few statistics about firework injuries from the USA.gov website. Most Injured Body Parts 46%: Hands and fingers 17%: Eyes 17%: Heads, faces, and ears 5%: Trunk 4%: Arms 11%: Legs More than half the injuries were burns. Injuries by Fireworks Type 17%: Sparklers 14%: Reloadable Shells 13%: Firecrackers 7%: Roman Candles 6%: Bottle Rockets 6%: Novelties 2%: Multiple Tubes 1%: Fountains 3%: Public Display 29%: Unspecified Injuries by Age 40%: 25-44 14%:45-64 10%: 10-14 10%: 15-19 9%: 20-24 9%: 5-9 7%: 0-4 1%: 65+ Be...

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