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Seeing sugar get swallowed by a cappuccino is so completely satisfying

This video is titled ‘Granular Satisfaction’ and there’s really no better way to explain it. A mound of sugar disappearing into the vortex that is a cappuccino is so satisfying. You wait and wait and wait for it to happen and then it does and the black hole closes up and waits for its next grain victim. » 7/31/15 8:20pm Yesterday 8:20pm

This trailer for Mind of a Chef makes me crave foods I never ate before

Mind of a Chef is one of the best shows about food on television right now and this upcoming season they’re going to feature Gabrielle Hamilton from Prune in New York City. She’s a James Beard award winner so it’ll be fun to see what influences her and how she works but really, it’ll just be super cool to see all the… » 7/29/15 7:00pm Wednesday 7:00pm

13 different ways to make crazy tasty sandwiches from around the world

Sandwiches are the reason why happiness is possible. Why being optimistic pays off. Why lending a helping hand is worth it. Because if you’re a good person who does more good things than bad things, your faith in life is reaffirmed when you bite into a sandwich. Every sandwich is basically paying it forward. Here are… » 7/29/15 5:21pm Wednesday 5:21pm

This duck burger topped with duck confit is a delicious tongue punch

Duck is delicious. Fatty and rich and more flavorful and tongue punchy than chicken in every single way that I’m drooling over this duck burger topped with duck confit, pickled red cabbage, gruyere cheese and drizzled in hoisin sauce. It’s like if America and Asia and France teamed up to make a burger without beef. » 7/28/15 8:41pm Tuesday 8:41pm

The World's First Waffle Cone Machine Is Still in Operation

There’s no better way to top off a meal of Carolina-style barbecue than plunging your face into a big, dripping scoop of ice cream in a fresh, warm waffle cone. America knows this pleasure thanks to Abe Doumar who unveiled the first waffle cone machine at the 1904 World’s Fair. And thanks to Doumar’s family, you can… » 7/17/15 1:55pm 7/17/15 1:55pm

Cooking food in a pan cut in half shows the magic of induction cooking

Induction cooking is sorcery masked as science through the power of magnets. That’s what I believe in my heart, at least. The heat is created from magnetic induction (as opposed to a gas stove flame or electric heating) which means without the right type of pan, you won’t be able to cook anything, even if the stove is… » 7/15/15 11:19pm 7/15/15 11:19pm

What exactly is a calorie and why do we care?

By now, in 2015 with gluten excommunicated from diets and paleo celebrated and superfood vegetables being discovered left and right, we all generally know what kind of food is good for you and what kind of food is bad for you. But do most of us really know what a calorie is other than a big number being worse than a… » 7/14/15 10:42pm 7/14/15 10:42pm

Video: Deep fried brain and bone marrow is a deliciously killer combo

Hamburger and fries. Spaghetti and meatballs. And brain and bone marrow... I guess? Our friend Anna Péter, from the Hungarian food blog Malackaraj, shows us how she makes deep fried brain and bone marrow and because the universal rule across all types of cooking is that deep frying things and adding bone marrow is… » 7/14/15 8:20pm 7/14/15 8:20pm

Cooking random foods in a waffle iron is the funnest way to cook

Don’t like to cook? Think making dinner is too complicated? Here’s how to solve all your problems: cook everything you can imagine in a waffle iron. Not only is it easy as hell, anything you throw in there eventually becomes waffle shaped deliciousness. Our friends at ChefSteps made waffle dumplings, waffle frozen… » 7/14/15 3:23am 7/14/15 3:23am

Video explains why bees are dying and how that seriously screws humans

Bees are extremely important to the way we live. One out of every 3 meals we eat is made possible because of bees and if they died out, plants would die, some foods will stop existing and millions of humans would starve. Seriously! Kurz Gesagt tries to explain why honey bees are dying and what it means for humanity. » 7/10/15 7:25pm 7/10/15 7:25pm

The mesmerizing orchestra of machines boning and butchering meat

Take a lamb and feed it inside Scott Technology’s Automated Lamb Boning System and you’ll get perfect cuts of meat that have been expertly sliced by an entire orchestra of robots. It is OCD serial killer-levels of methodical to see carcasses get served up by steel machines, like any emotion we have towards animals… » 7/09/15 10:30pm 7/09/15 10:30pm

Oh Good, We Have One More Year to Eat Bloomin' Onions In Oblivion

Although you might already be aware of the 520 calories in a Orange Mocha Frappucino thanks to existing laws in your city or state, the FDA recently mandated that calorie counts are to be posted at all chains nationwide by the end of 2015. Thankfully, a new ruling has postponed the deadline until next year. Race ya to… » 7/09/15 8:00pm 7/09/15 8:00pm

Video: The unbelievably soothing sounds of making an iced latte

Coffee tingles the senses. Before you even drink it, you smell it and smell the day’s morning or your local shop or a pot brewing while you’re getting ready. And when you finally taste it, you feel it and get a jolt of energy or escape last night or immediately feel the need for another. But coffee can even go beyond… » 7/09/15 1:36am 7/09/15 1:36am

Shake Shack's first ever fried chicken sandwich looks like perfection

Shake Shack, perhaps the best burger chain in the world and if you disagree you probably need to see if you can get a new tongue, just announced their first ever chicken sandwich, a fried chicken sandwich that looks like the Platonic ideal of what a fried chicken sandwich should look like (if you like mayo, that is).… » 7/07/15 11:59pm 7/07/15 11:59pm

Can a laser etched tortilla actually play music like a vinyl record?

One of those jokester Vines had previously made a six-second funny on a tortilla playing music but Rhapsody Records wanted to see if it was actually feasible. Supposedly it is! They took an uncooked flour tortilla and then laser etched the deliciousness into something that can hold music. » 7/07/15 9:09pm 7/07/15 9:09pm

I Tried Some Aphrodisiacs, and Didn’t Even Get a Stupid Placebo Effect

People have ascribed sexual powers to certain foods for centuries, but there’s absolutely no scientific evidence any of them will actually give you anything beyond calories and vitamins. But what the hell? Every so often, I’ll try some out and let you know what they’re like. As you read, imagine that I take a bite and… » 7/07/15 6:50pm 7/07/15 6:50pm