What is that bug in your box of flour, sugar, or cake mix?
Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?
Some methods of preserving food are easy to understand, but did you know that sugar helps to preserve food by causing microbes to literally die of thirst?
Today honey is mostly used for its distinctive flavor, but for baking it has another advantage as well: baked goods made with honey take longer to get stale.
If you've ever had to dig a hole and then fill it back in, you may have noticed a mysterious thing: there was always a little dirt left over. Why?
Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!
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.
Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?
Our love of sweetness is written directly into our genes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Everyone knows salt makes you thirsty. However, did you know snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too? Learn more on this Moment of Science.