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Jul. 06, 2012

Relishing the Science of the BBQ

Mayo myth-busters, a ketchup jar that never jams, and a salute to the pickle.

barbecue, bbq, cookout, summer, meat, grilling, mayo, mayonnaise, food safety. picnic, ketchup, catsup, pickles, condiments, coating, bottle, fermentation, brine

Jul. 08, 2011

Using Science To Raise The Perfect Porterhouse

Ira Flatow and guests discuss the science of steak, like how grass affects the fat in a cut of beef.

texas beef meat sna antonio remote steak grilling

May. 25, 2012

What's The Secret To Great Tomato Flavor?

Horticulturalist Harry Klee is on a mission to bring great taste back to the supermarket tomato.

tomato, vegetable, farming, agriculture, food science, flavor, taste, aroma, chemistry

May. 16, 2008

The Science of Brewing

It's beer that made Milwaukee famous -- and in this hour, live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ira and guests raise a glass to the science of brewing beer. How do yeast, water, hops and grain combine to form a lager, pilsner, or ale?

beer, brewing, ale, pilsner, milwaukee, wisconsin

Jul. 02, 2010

Summer Science: Ben Franklin

As you prepare for the 4th of July, a salute to one of the founding fathers of our country - Benjamin Franklin.

franklin, 4th july, history, science

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