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Posts tagged food science

November 4, 2013

 

Soda shopper is overwhelmed by endless rows of variety.

Menu Mapping

New food map could help researchers better understand the connection between food consumer patterns and health.

November 1, 2013

 

Chocolate covered candies take much longer to make than consume.

The Secret of M&Ms

Candy coated chocolates are made through an intensive tumble-dry process.

September 18, 2013

 

Look at all that meat! What makes meat so tender?

What Makes Meat “Tender?”

Today's A Moment of Science asks, what makes meat "tender"?

May 31, 2013

 

Do you love or hate garlic?

Garlic And The Enzyme Alliinase

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.

April 15, 2013

 

Look at perfect muffin!

Use Science To Make The Perfect Muffin

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

April 10, 2013

 

Doesn't this make you drool?

Enjoying Your Food Increases The Nourishment Your Body Receives

Did last night's dinner make you drool with anticipation? Did lunch have you licking your chops?

April 5, 2013

 

Have you ever made applesauce?

Applesauce Harnesses The Power Of Osmosis!

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?

February 19, 2013

 

Have you ever tried to freeze lettuce? What happened?

Why Lettuce Should NOT Be Frozen

A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?

January 18, 2013

 

How do you feel about cilantro?

Cilantro: Love It Or Hate It?

According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.

October 11, 2012

 

What is your favorite flavor of yogurt?

The Mysterious Liquid In Yogurt

When you open a container of yogurt, you'll often see liquid collected on top. What is it, and where does it come from?

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