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What Happens When You Cook French Fries In Space

Space is full of mysteries, but one in particular has been weighing on our minds lately: How’s the food up there? We’re taking a look at how space meals get made, the best astronaut food hacks, and the experiment that showed just where the best french fries in the galaxy would really be found.


This $2300 Super-Accurate Hot Plate Probably Makes Some Amazing Instant Noodles

Making a stew? It doesn’t matter what you throw in the pot, it will probably turn out fine. But when you’re making lollies, precision is an absolute must, and that’s what this over-engineered induction hot plate from Breville is all about. It’s definitely not for making drugs. Nope, not at all.


Alton Brown Makes 4 Litres Of Carbonated Ice Cream In 10 Seconds Flat

Video: Alton Brown has been the world’s preeminent food science wizard since the early days of the Food Network, and he’s about to embark on his second tour. What better way to celebrate than with a big vat of ice cream?


Seeing Tomatoes Get Unsliced Is Really Bizarre

Video: It has all the makings of those ASMR triggering videos we all love to feel on our scalp and spine but it’s also a little bit unsettling too since the whole video moves in reverse. We’re not watching a tomato get chopped up but rather seeing it get unsliced and that reversal of action throws everything into a bizarrely pleasant state of confusion.


How To Turn A Can Into A Badarse Cheese Grater

Video: Turning an old can into a grater might be a tedious process, but it offers the advantage of getting all those little food strips inside a vessel you can easily dump onto whatever you’re making. With a little plastic wrap it could even be used to store your pre-grated ingredients for later — and it comes at the low price of basically free.


YouTube Co-Founder Launches Questionable Streaming Service For Internet Chefs

Nom is the new pet project of YouTube co-founder Steve Chen. People are calling it the Twitch for internet chefs. The only problem? Filming a chef is a lot harder than filming a video game.


How To Master 5 Basic Cooking Skills That Everyone Should Know

Video: There are a few things that everyone should know how to do in a kitchen — cook rice, cook pasta, chop an onion and so on. Preferably, you’re also able to do them well so you don’t burn the rice, ruin the pasta and cry while dicing an onion. Gordon Ramsay shows us how to master simple skills in this quick video. He makes it all seem so easy.


T. Rex Oven Mitts Make Kitchen Burns Extinct

The marvels of modern mould-making have allowed us to turn food-safe silicone into an endless run of novel kitchen accessories. This includes oven mitts in every shape, size and colour, but few have to be as satisfying to use as chomping down on a hot baking sheet with a silicone T. Rex on your hand.



How To Make Ratatouille Just Like The Pixar Movie

Video: Ratatouille has never looked better than it did in the Pixar movie. A perfect accordion of vegetables of different colours winding themselves in a pot glazed with visual deliciousness. Which makes sense because one of the best chefs in the world, Thomas Keller, imagined the recipe up for the animators at Pixar to make. But here it is in a real life form from the folks at ChefSteps.


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