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.

getting ready to make stovetop popcorn

How to Make Stovetop & Microwave Popcorn

Humans have probably eaten some sort of popped corn for hundreds, if not thousands of years. Nevertheless, for a long time, I thought making your own popcorn would require all sorts of special equipment and advanced...

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...