Whip up a whiz-bang holiday feast using lab-tested principles of chemistry and thermodynamics. Sound like a job best left to the pros? Not so!
By Tamara HoltPosted 11.19.2007 at 2:00 am 1 Comment
What makes Thanksgiving such a complicated meal? Family dynamics are tough enough to decode without the added pressure of figuring out a multi-course feast. PopSci is here to help you understand some of the science of Thanksgiving dishes in order to make your meal easier-and more fun-to prepare.
Turn the page below for scientific tricks to making your bird tender yet crispy, your mashed potatoes ultra-fluffy and a pie crust to rival granny's.
Researchers are teasing out the ways we perceive flavor, from our tongue to our nose to the genes that dictate how we taste food. In the process, they're uncovering exactly which flavors will transform a dish into an offer you can't refuse
By Tamara HoltPosted 10.23.2007 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Pick up some Kitchen Science 101 to learn how to chop an onion without crying, sear a steak to perfection and more.