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The Way Kitchens Work : The Science Behind the Microwave, Teflon Pan, Garbage Disposal, and More (Paperback)

Author: Sobey, Ed

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If you've ever wondered how a microwave heats food, why aluminum foil is shiny on one side and dull on the other, or whether it is better to use cold or hot water in a garbage disposal, now you'll have your answers.

You'll also learn interesting side stories, such as how the waffle iron played a role in the success of Nike, and why socialite Josephine Cochran really invented the dishwasher in 1885. And finally, if your stovetop skills are still in development, you'll be given information on the invention and inner workings of the smoke detector and handheld fire extinguisher.

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Publisher Chicago Review Pr
Mfg Part# 9781569762813
SKU 213519267
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1569762813
Release Date 6/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0203
Publisher Chicago Review Press
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