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Posts tagged flour

August 21, 2013


Brown gravy on stove

The Rest Is Gravy

Your recipe calls for flour or cornstarch as the thickening agent. Does it make a difference which you choose? How do thickeners thicken, anyway?

April 15, 2013


muffin on a plate

Use Science To Make The Perfect Muffin

What makes the difference between a lofty, delicate muffin and a flat, rubbery lump?

November 16, 2010


freshly sliced bread

How To Keep Bread Fresh

How do you keep bread fresh? Does it go on the shelf or in the fridge?

November 15, 2010


sliced bread

What Happens To Bread In The Oven?

Where does the water go when you put bread in the oven?

October 21, 2010


mortar and pestle

Cookin’ With A Caveman

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

December 10, 2009



Bugs In Cake Mixes

What is that bug in your box of flour, sugar, or cake mix?

December 2, 2004


Fried Candy Bars

Learn about the magic of making fried candy bars, on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


The Muffin Maker’s Secret

Once flour is mixed with wet ingredients, strands of gluten protein in the flour stretch out and link up with other protein molecules.

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