What makes the difference between a lofty, delicate muffin and a flat, rubbery lump?
Did last night's dinner make you drool with anticipation? Did lunch have you licking your chops?
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?
A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?
According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.
When you open a container of yogurt, you'll often see liquid collected on top. What is it, and where does it come from?
A food Calorie represents the amount of energy that will raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree Celsius.
Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.
Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?
Psychologists have observed that most people are reluctant to try unfamiliar foods. Why?