The Science of Why Chicken Goes Bad So Quickly

Food-borne bacteria are the primary cause of spoilage and food poisonings. Thriving in moist, low-acid environments where lots of protein is present, pathogens like Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli live with the bird during its life and stay with its meat after slaughter; likewise, other bacteria, such a … » 3/31/15 5:15am 3/31/15 5:15am

Anova Precision Cooker Review: Killer Sous Vide for Everyone

I have a problem. It's a kitchen gadget addiction. Ever since I was a kid, I've always wanted to try the latest and greatest cooking appliances—or at least all the As Seen On TV and Sky Mall shit. Well, that addiction just paid off: The Anova Precision Cooker has been bringing me stupid amounts of joy for the past few… » 3/25/15 3:00pm 3/25/15 3:00pm

The new Double Down burger is even more ridiculous than the original

Foodbeast found a new KFC Double Down burger that is even more insane than the original: the Zinger Double Down King at KFCs in Korea. Instead of just sandwiching bacon and cheese with two fried chicken filets, this Double Down uses the same fried chicken for buns but adds a sauced up burger patty in between too. » 10/23/14 12:53am 10/23/14 12:53am

There's a Plan to Breed Bald Chickens That Can Survive Global Warming

In a few decades, global warming will likely make our unbearable summers hotter, longer, and even more unbearable. So think of the chickens. Or, if you can't find a place for chickens in your heart, think of the chicken nuggets and hot wings that you'll miss. That's why researchers at the University of Delaware want… » 6/26/14 7:40pm 6/26/14 7:40pm

The KFC Double Down is coming back

After destroying touchscreens, stretching belt holes and greasing up all 10 fingers and maybe some toes, the vaunted Double Down from KFC—the 'sandwich' that served as America's tipping point for ridiculous food creations—is coming back on April 21st for a limited time. It was last seen four years ago in 2010. Same… » 4/16/14 8:45pm 4/16/14 8:45pm

Science Says Not to Wash Your Chicken Before You Cook It

Here's something to bring up the next time you're eating after being a winner winner: you don't actually have to wash the raw chicken with water before you cook it. In fact, science is saying that it's definitely worse to wash a chicken with water because you might spray all kinds of bacteria from the kitchen all… » 8/27/13 2:00am 8/27/13 2:00am

Science Proves Whether the Chicken or the Egg Came First

It's really embarrassing how many sleepless nights I've had due to my brain synapsing and wondering whether the chicken or the egg came first. I flip, I flop, I twist, I turn—it's definitely a good brain exercise. But after watching ASAP Science definitively answer the question of which came first—the chicken or the… » 1/24/13 9:00pm 1/24/13 9:00pm

Would You Eat the Meat of a Robot-Deboned Chicken?

Robots and other various non-human "workers" are increasingly performing the work and labor that was once the province of human hands. Often, it's because the machinery is less costly than the salaries paid to flesh-and-blood workers. Other times, it's because humans cannot perform certain tasks as well as a piece of… » 5/31/12 8:40pm 5/31/12 8:40pm