Category - Using appliances & tools

Want to understand how a tool or kitchen appliance works? If so, you’re at the right place! Whether it’s a pressure cooker or a Bundt cake pan, we explore how it works and why it works.

Anova Nano

How Sous Vide Cooking Works

It shows up in any cooking competition, or fancy restaurants. There’s even cookbooks devoted to it: sous vide cooking. Sous vide cooking seems to be the perfect match for food scientists and engineers. Cooking in...

waffle with blueberries

Science of waffle making – Do you need to flip them over?

A while ago we bought a waffle iron as a present for someone else. It was actually one of those machines that could also make grilled sandwiches or use it as a grill for meat, etc. When I think of waffle irons, I think...