9 Scientific Cooking Techniques

All cooking is science: we use chemistry and physics to steam, fry, bake, or microwave almost all of our meals. However, there are some cooking methods that delve into even deeper and stranger scientific territory.

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The Science of Sous Vide
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The Science of Cotton Candy
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