What exactly happens when you boil an egg? Sure, cooking foods makes them more delicious, but have you ever considered the scientific processes that go on behind the scenes?
The Exploratorium's interactive exhibit The Science of Cooking provides information about the changes that foods undergo when they are cooked, as well as interesting facts about basic foods like eggs, bread and meat.
Also, learn how different foods have been eaten historically. You may be surprised at what you discover: Did you know candy was first available in the United States from pharmacists, and it was originally used as a medicine?
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