Cooking is chemistry. There's no way around it. Every time you boil water, add salt, or mix salad dressing, you're creating a chemical reaction. Luckily, knowing a bit more about how those reactions happen can help you create some truly tasty dishes. Here are 10 ways to use science to make your food sing.
For the Perfect Saltiness, Know When to Salt
Baking Soda and Baking Powder, Sans the Baking
Raw Eggs Without the Risk
Unstink Your Fish
Lettuce Leaves with Less Wilting
Lemons, Lemons, Lemons
Cut Your Potatoes For Optimum Crispness
Cut Your Carb Calories
Don't Add Oil to Pasta Water
Chill Beverages in 5 Minutes Flat
Chemistry Life Hacks: Food Edition
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Written by Ashley Hamer May 14, 2018
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