Toxicity

Cyanide in Apricot & Cherry Pits

Even before I wrote the maraschino cherry post, a number of people had asked me whether the quantity of cyanide in fruit pits / stones (apricot, peach, cherry, etc.) was significant enough to harm someone and whether there was a way to remove the cyanide from the kernels. Since the world has a fascination with deadly ingredients, let's talk about the toxicity of fruit… [Continue]

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.@roccop I've been adding the recipe data slowly, should have most of it done in a week or so
.@RobertOSimonson I'm not really sure. A few places have used calcium phosphate salts and calling it was Acid Phosphate, though it is not.
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