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Posts tagged cooking

November 18, 2010

 

Bins of assorted sugary candy

Top 5 Candy Myths

Do Equal packets cause cancer? Are green M&Ms an aphrodisiac? Learn the truth behind candy!

October 21, 2010

 

mortar and pestle

Cookin’ With A Caveman

As it turns out, caveman culinary capabilities may be more advanced than we thought!

September 30, 2010

 

homemade apple pie

Why Do We Love The Taste Of “Mom’s Cooking?”

Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?

July 26, 2010

 

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The Evolution Of Cooking And The Human Brain

When did humans first begin to cook their food? How have we adapted to the dietary change?

June 23, 2010

 

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Salty Consequences: When Do You Add The Salt?

When is the best time to add salt to food? Before or after you cook it?

November 6, 2009

 

honey

Why Honey Turns Hard

Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?

December 25, 2008

 

Reading of working brain

Diet and the Evolution of Big Brains

Our development of larger brains had much to do with our evolution as a species. But the question is, what fueled the development of those larger brains?

October 21, 2008

 

Rain storm in park

Boiling Water Under Boiling Clouds

You may be surprised to hear that it's actually easier to boil water on stormy days than it is when the weather is clear and sunny.

March 25, 2008

 

A plate of freshly baked cookies

Hard Bread and Soggy Cookies

What happens to a baked good when you leave it out on the counter overnight? Actually, the answer to that depends on which baked good are being talked about.

November 27, 2007

 

Steamed carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli

Color Changing Veggies

Have you ever wondered why steamed vegetables turn an even brighter green initially, but then will turn this dull green if you cook them too long?

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