Right now, astronauts have to subsist on supplies they take with them to space. But a new project is set to test whether sugar-growing bacteria could create sustenance for space travellers in low-gravity situations. »
It’s not the most comprehensive look at the history of food but Mode’s video showcasing 100 years of dinner is really enjoyable to watch because it’s just pure fun to find out all the stuff, both delicious and horrific, that we used to put in our bodies. The video captures food trends pretty well—TV dinners, SPAM,… »
What do you do when you are left with half a chip in your hand after dipping? Admit it, you’ve wondered whether it’s OK to double dip the chip. »
In-N-Out, the world’s second best fast food burger chain for anyone who eats food regularly, enjoys having good taste, and is considered a trustworthy person, has an infamous ‘secret menu’. It’s not exactly secret because everyone pretty much knows about it. But for those who don’t know, Foodbeast did brave work in… »
After decades of indecision, the Food and Drug Administration has finally approved its first genetically modified animal as safe to eat. Welcome a fast-growing GM Atlantic Salmon to your plate. »
When you use a laser to cook bacon, you might not get the same invigorating, impossible to resist smell you do when you fry it but you do score some awesome points for using a freaking laser to cook bacon. Munchies went to Japan to see how laser cooking a bacon strip is done: it requires laser cutting tech and… »
It would appear that a 99-year-old cloth-making company in Japan is looking to enter the food business in an unusual way. Instead of only churning out towels and bedding, it’ll start using fiber from trees to cook up a gluten-free, slurp-able snack. »
It doesn’t look nearly as appetizing as a Big Mac does in your head right before you step inside a McDonald’s but this Big Mac turned sushi roll is a true culinary masterpiece. Every ingredient is in there: the buns act as the rice, the patty acts as the fish, and the sauce and french fries act as the fixins. I almost… »
Cranberry sauce may be a Thanksgiving staple, but that doesn’t mean it has to leave the spotlight on November 27th. Here’s how to make a cranberry sauce that doubles as a jam after you’re done.
There’s something really satisfying in seeing a super sharp knife just slice through things without any effort whatsoever. Here’s one just sliding through a tomato and chopping it up into the thinnest slices imaginable. There’s no resistance! It ends up being like tomato silk. »
This burger from Plan Check in Los Angeles already looks delicious but what makes it a must eat is the “ketchup leather” inside the burger. It’s basically ketchup in the shape and form of a Fruit Roll-Up. Or like a cheese slice of ketchup. Or like awesomeness in a square. Food Steez visited the restaurant to see how… »
A box of powder-cheesed macaroni? Natural! A candy bar? Sure, why not: natural! A can of 7-Up? All natural! A bag of fruit snacks? Just chock full of natural flavor, friend. »
One of the best series on the internet right now is the always illuminating How to Make Everything series that shows us what it takes to make relatively common things from scratch. And it’s always a crazy, impossible amount of work. This time Andy George makes a root beer float and he had to gather the raw… »
I have a hard enough time trying to crack an egg without fishing out bits of the shell so I don’t even dream about ever separating the egg yolk from the egg white. If I eat an egg, it’s always going to be the whole damn thing no matter how many flip flopping lies I’ve been fed about cholesterol and yolks. But why… »
Guinness recently announced that they were making a change to their two century-old recipe, one that wouldn’t make any use at all of fish bladders. Wait, said many people. Guinness has fish in it?
This summer, we learned that a warm blob of ocean water across the Eastern Pacific was feeding a massive algal bloom all the way up and down the West Coast from Alaska to California. At the time, officials voiced concerns about domoic acid, a potentially lethal neurotoxin secreted by one of the dominant bloom species. »