What is the difference between gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel?
Do you remember seeing some blank squares at the end of the periodic table of elements? Those blanks were for elements we knew existed, but hadn't yet observed.
Candy coated chocolates are made through an intensive tumble-dry process.
Your recipe calls for flour or cornstarch as the thickening agent. Does it make a difference which you choose? How do thickeners thicken, anyway?
You probably already know that humans are warm-blooded, while creatures like snakes are cold-blooded. Scientists prefer the terms endothermic and ectothermic.
Milk, sugar, cream, maybe some strawberries. What could be simpler?
A glass of juice is a great addition to breakfast: it's healtful, and it tastes good. But, what if you've already brushed your teeth?
If you're a garlic lover (or hater) --these two basic guidelines might help: chopping garlic heightens the flavor and smell, while cooking mellows it.
Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?