Sheet-pan salmon, two-minute meatloaf, and six other recipes.
You don't need a full kitchen to make dinner.
Watch the PopSci team try some buggy dishes.
The subtle science of brine and crunch (recipe included)
"Hey Alexa, listen up!"
It's all about that acid.
Easy preparation before meals, no dishwashing after.
A look at the latest treatise on how to bake like a scientist
Smoky, flame-kissed vegetables are perfect summer food.
Film all your explosively good times with a lipstick camera and a big sheet of plastic
Put your cables, notebooks, and tools in order.
Why and how to cut out alcohol.
Field & Stream has put together one killer menu for the perfect summer barbecue.
A history of information crime, from the secret Chinese recipe for tea production to massive data breaches at Google and Sony
Behold the smooth, sweet powers of liquid N.
The real sweet science.
This single-serving dessert takes 60 seconds—and some science.
Plus, how to make a granita margarita
Hunks of meat, baked goods, and veggies all require different defrosting methods.
Join the Kitchen Alchemists to take a look at the myriad uses of xanthan gum
Plus a recipe for turning them into a tasty treat
The science behind sauerkraut.
Swiss Miss is a miss.
Never fret about collapsing candy walls again.
How one New York bartender fused alcohol and marijuana forever
Built for the big screen.
A designer chooses an unlikely material as the basis for his newest audio project: slime
The method and chemistry behind your favorite caffeine source.
Don't get sick on the plane.
Just in time for campfire season
Science up an amazing meal, entertain guests, and stay safe and sane.
Moisture is the enemy of fried potatoes.
Cooking is not as scary as it may seem.
Half a dozen things you can do with a standard resealable jar
Save yourself from stress.
PopSci readers made their own DIY ice orbs.
The high-tech joys of freeze-dried foods
Yes, it really does help
How to make a spark-spitting special effects rig out of mischmetal
Need something to put in your homemade DIY sous-vide machine? Try Paul's buckwheat rye gelato
Never get caught in a surprise shower again
You might need some booze before you're done—trust us.
For when you just want to make a non-dairy drink by yourself.
The kitchen alchemists unleash the power of a familiar plant-derived edible gel
A quest for the puffed proteins that make a meringue
The power of alkalinity
Add a whiff of cheer.
Unlock the mystery of the pencil by turning out a few of your own.
Raise your car above its gas-guzzling peers with these pointers.
Brewing your own fuel is easyâ€”it's also dangerous and potentially illegal
As one of the first synthetic materials ever made, nylon changed fashionâ€”and the world. Now you can make thread yourself by pulling it from a glass of chemicals
We assemble the choicest nerdy nuggets of everyday wisdom from the brightest tech minds around. Start your education now!
Two days' hydration makes a flawless cookie, but the Kitchen Alchemists don't need to wait that long
The power to quick-freeze foods with liquid nitrogen opens up exciting new horizons in the kitchen
Put the power of a PC at your fingertip
Turn sour old wine into a beautiful holiday gift -- thanks to science
Installing free software turns your MP3 player into a musical instrument
How practical for the amateur cook is the massive Modernist Cuisine cookbook? I whirled some peas to find out
Incredible lifting power, at-home experiments, pretty patterns and more
From hacked beer cans to drivable fish tanks, these are the coolest, craziest projects of the year
Good for the environment, not so good for your taste buds
Bath fizzies for all your holiday gift needs
Because you forgot to stock up on sweets.
Have your screen time and sleep time too.
Start searching smarter.
Make rice noodles with two hotel pans and a whole lot of science.
Tech help for bringing up baby.
Plus, cool it off quickly when you're ready to hit the road.
Stay focused and on-task.
These meats might not be appetizing, but they sure beat the heck out of starving.
A one-bag system won't always work.
It's cheap, easy, and quick. Did we mention cheap?
Turns out bread may have more lives than your cat.
For when microwaving isn't easy enough.
Microwaves aren't easy enough. Not yet.
For all the nerdy sweeties out there
Kits to get them hooked.
You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to whip up something good.
"Hey Google, Alexa, let's get stuff done."
Hang an old laptop in the kitchen or hallway to create a touchscreen Web panel and message center
Just in time for summer Top Tools rounds up the best ways to update your yard
Here's how to make your own instead
Keep your data to yourself.
Feel like a pioneer, without all the dysentery and typhoid.
Q:What is tagging?
The lifecycle of a seasonal delicacy
A breath of beauty
For the advanced kitchen chemist, or the merely curious-discover the high-tech appetizers, entres and desserts behind today's culinary revolution
Designed it, anyway. And pro chefs cooked it. Recommended!
Join us for an experimental month cutting out red meat, and do the planet a solid.
Tips on making Turkey Beer and other highly questionable holiday brews
One cocktail to rule them all
The food experimenters who publish Cook's Illustrated have put together a cookbook featuring 50 kitchen science lessons every home cook should know. We put some to the test.
You've built your own carbonator; now start mineralizing
Last year's largest, most high-tech cookbook now has a friendly little sister.
You just won't bay leaf it.
A new machine aims to bring sous vide cooking to the home chef for the first time