10 Science-inspired kitchen hacks to make your life better
MANILA, Philippines – The kitchen can be one daunting arena, even for those who consider it their top territory in the house: after all, for every recipe or task, there are probably at least ten possible ways to get the job done.
Fortunately, some of the more daunting duties (such as cleaning grimy pans) are made much easier by “hacks” that are derived from principles of chemistry, physics, or plain old logic. “Work smarter, not harder”, as they like to say.
Now, here’s a slideshow of some of our newfound favorite kitchen tricks. Go ahead and scroll through them – you might discover a new thing or two! – Rappler.com
- 1 Potter, J. (2010). Cooking for geeks. CA: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
- 2 Scientific American. (2009, August 17). The origin of fruit ripening. Retrieved from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/origin-of-fruit-ripening/
- 3 Gray, T. (2006, August 1). Dry ice cream. Retrieved from http://www.popsci.com/diy/article/2006-08/dry-ice-cream
- Resident Scientists of the Mind Museum