Pop a cork and celebrate, because we’re getting into the fine print with the history of Champagne in one map!
Caramel is one of those confections that so confounds chemists we haven't yet found enough names for the compounds found in it! But did you know that sugar doesn't have to melt in order to caramelize? Try making dry caramel sugar at home and revolutionize your baking.
Cornbread has two distinct camps: Northern and Southern. But do you know how the two styles came to be? It all comes down to technology that was developed around the industrial revolution!
Ever wonder where America's favorite condiment comes from? Poke around the globe to see how we got ketchup in its current form! Trust me, it didn't always start out bright red and tomatoey...
When it comes to candy making, few things are as delightful as a chocolate Easter bunny. But there's more to making a great rabbit than melting chocolate and pouring it into a mold. Learn all about chocolate tempering and the science behind this holiday favorite!
Something as ubiquitous as wool is often taken for granted. I teamed up with Debbie Matenopoulos to investigate how this fiber has been used in fashion since the dawn of animal husbandry! What's the difference between cashmere, merino, and alpaca? Stay tuned!