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Thanksgiving

Videos: Thanksgiving chemistry, surprising facts, and experiments to impress your family

By Faye Oney / November 22, 2017

Will you be spending Thanksgiving with relatives? Today we bring you several videos that illustrate the science behind some of the foods you’ll be eating, plus a few experiments you can conduct to impress the family.

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The science behind cooking the perfect Thanksgiving bird

By Stephanie Liverani / November 25, 2015

The science behind what makes food taste so delicious is fascinating. And this year, I’m hoping to glean a few nuggets of wisdom from the experts who use the magic of food science to their advantage.

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This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for you—and science

By April Gocha / November 25, 2015

This Thanksgiving, what will you be thankful for in between bites of the food heaped up on your 4,500-calorie plate?

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Is it the seasoning, the sauce, or the substance? Five science-backed steps to hitting a holiday homerun

By Jessica McMathis / November 26, 2014

With so much on our plates this time of year—both literally and figuratively—we can use all the help we can get. These five tips will help you brine, broil, and bake your way to a better bird through chemistry.

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