Researchers Figured Out How to Prevent That White Film on Chocolate

It doesn't hinder how it tastes in any way, but that white film that often appears on the surface of chocolate after a while looks really unappealing. Known as fat bloom, it affects even the highest quality of chocolate, and most often chocolate-covered treats. But it's only recently that Fraunhofer's researchers were… » 12/16/14 3:20pm Tuesday 3:20pm

Why Is Peanut Butter So Damn Sticky?

Arachibutyrophobia is a proposed humorous name for the fear of peanut butter getting stuck to the top of your mouth, coined by Charles M. Schulz in a 1982 edition of his famed Peanuts comic strip. But why does peanut butter have such a tendency to get stuck in your palate when so many other foods don't? » 12/16/14 8:15am Tuesday 8:15am

Magic ultrasonic cutting machine perfectly slices sandwiches in half

It never occurred to me to wonder who or what cuts those soul crushing pre-packaged sandwiches that I always find myself eating at an airport, but now I know: it's one of these magic machines. The cutting arm seeks out whole sandwiches and positions its slicer perfectly with ultrasound to deliver the optimal cut. » 12/12/14 12:33am 12/12/14 12:33am

Fantastic stop-motion film turns common objects into delicious sandwich

The latest stop motion animation by awesome artist PES is entitled Submarine Sandwich. It's an endlessly creative take on the classic deli sub sandwich (or hero or hoagie or whatever you call it). But instead of using typical deli meats, the animation 'slices' old sports gear like boxing gloves and baseball mitts and… » 12/10/14 9:30pm 12/10/14 9:30pm

This Cheap Sensor Will Tell Your Phone When Food Goes Bad

Some MIT eggheads invented a very impressive and very inexpensive sensor that stands to protect you against anything from a bomb to a bad pack of beef. And it's so simple. The new sensor is just a modified near field communication (NFC) chip that can detect the presence of specific gases with the help of carbon… » 12/08/14 5:30pm 12/08/14 5:30pm

The Nutellasagna is probably amazingly delicious but it may kill you

Behold the Nutellasagna! "It's layers of buttery lasagna noodles, cannoli custard, copious amounts of Nutella, crushed roasted hazelnuts and chopped chocolate, with some marshmallows on top for additional sweetness." If you have diabetes, don't walk within three blocks of Robicelli's in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. » 12/04/14 8:27pm 12/04/14 8:27pm

Square's New Food Delivery App Wants to Eat Seamless' Lunch

Seamless changed the way we order food. And now Square wants to change it all over again with Caviar, a premium courier service for restaurant deliveries that's finally going nationwide—and mobile. The Caviar app just came out, and it basically lets you order food from all the restaurants that aren't on Seamless. » 12/04/14 10:21am 12/04/14 10:21am

Pizza Hut's new Doritos Crunchy Crust Pizza is every kid's dream food

Foodbeast found this beautiful mad scientist creation from Pizza Hut that combines everything that every person that was once a kid loves: pizza and Doritos chips. That is, they've cooked up a pizza that has a crust made with Doritos. The crust is stuffed with "molten" Mozzarella cheese and then topped with chips. » 12/03/14 10:39pm 12/03/14 10:39pm

A Photographic Argument For And Against Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is over. The post-Thanksgiving sales are over. And yet, turkey leftovers remain. For last week's Shooting Challenge, we asked you to photograph your turkeys. Two of you found the time. And what resulted was a duo of turkeys—one which will make you never want to eat turkey again, and one that will inspire… » 12/02/14 2:00pm 12/02/14 2:00pm

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 2:29pm 11/27/14 2:29pm

Turkey Does Not Make You Sleepy After You Eat It

Turkey does not make you drowsy after you eat it. Now to be clear, turkey does contain tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid which the human body doesn't naturally produce, but is essential to proper body function and, thus, must be acquired from food. The reason tryptophan is tied to drowsiness is that it is used… » 11/27/14 2:00pm 11/27/14 2:00pm