Hunks of meat, baked goods, and veggies all require different defrosting methods.
The high-tech joys of freeze-dried foods
So many delicious ways to die
A breath of beauty
Deep-frying a turkey can be a delicious Thanksgiving treat—or a deadly conflagration, as our rather dramatic video shows
A scientific party trick.
Science up an amazing meal, entertain guests, and stay safe and sane.
The power to quick-freeze foods with liquid nitrogen opens up exciting new horizons in the kitchen
For an icy drink in under 10 minutes
PopSci readers made their own DIY ice orbs.
The lifecycle of a seasonal delicacy
Skip the fancy ice-cream maker-all you need is a pillowcase and a fire extinguisher
Keep your family cozy.
An inventive duo's giant homemade air cannon can project a pumpkin--or anything else--at 600 miles an hour
How to cast solid, if fleeting, shapes in mercury: Just keep it at 320 degrees below zero
But we admit "Wolfram Alpha-ing" isn't as easy to say as "googling."
Keep your bird from being sad and dry.
Behold the smooth, sweet powers of liquid N.
Need something to put in your homemade DIY sous-vide machine? Try Paul's buckwheat rye gelato
Save your back while digging yourself out
Plus, how to make a granita margarita
Join the Kitchen Alchemists to take a look at the myriad uses of xanthan gum
Cooking green vegetables: why sous vide is better
Make photos the old-fashioned way, from start to finish.