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Cooking Tangents

Episode: #28 - Cooking

Every day, billions of people perform vital, life sustaining chemistry right in their homes! Baking, frying, boiling, fermenting… all cooking is science, and the way it weaves into our lives and culture makes it uniquely fascinating! By listening to this episode, you can learn why the heck there’s iodine in your salt, what happens if you forget where in the bog you buried your cask of meat, and why baking a cake at high elevations can be so frustrating!

- Janeli

Series Name: SciShow Tangents

Hank Green, Ceri Riley, Stefan Chin, and Sam Schultz try to one-up and amaze each other with weird and funny scientific research... while not getting distracted. There will be tangents about video games, music, weird smells, surprisingly deep insights about life, but it always comes back to the science.