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Why does toothpaste change the taste of orange juice?

Easy experiment: Drink orange juice. Brush your teeth. Drink orange juice again. What just happened? From Bytesize Science, an explanation as to why most toothpastes change the taste of oran...

TED Ed: Pizza physics (New York-style)

When eating pizza, New Yorkers will recommend that you fold the slice in half longways to reduce mess. Now find out about the math and physics working behind the scenes of that tradition in T...

KQED Quest: The Edible Insects Food Movement

Two billion people in cultures around the world include insects as a part of their diet, and there are lots of stories about it in the news right now. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organizat...

A-Trak & Tommy Trash’s Tuna Melt

Toast slices as dominoes? Yes, please. This domino-driven Rube Goldberg-esque video may not be all in one shot — and maybe some of it is helped with some digital post-production? I’m looking at you, parach...

Omelette by Madeline Sharafian

Featuring an overworked fella and his hard-working dog, Calarts student Madeline Sharafian celebrates the act of making food for those you love in this short animated film called Omelette. She writes, “It fe...

S’mores + peaches = Smeaches

Smores + peaches. Smeaches!  (Psst! June through August is peach season. Recipe here.)

MinuteEarth: The Story of Frozen Food

From MinuteEarth, The Story of Frozen Food. via Laughing Squid.

Slim Goodbody: The Digestion Song

Slim Goodbody was something I used to watch on tv as a kid in the 1970s, but I hadn’t quite remembered the dated mix of strange and wonderful that makes the bodysuit so iconic… until we watched this clip. ...

The Fine Art of Coffee Portraiture

From Tumblr’s Storyboard blog: The Fine Art of Portraiture… in coffee.  Meet Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, who “paints” everything — and everyone — into his lattes. “I’m an esspressi...

Pear and Gorgonzola Crostinis

2 pears, 1/2 cup Gorgonzola, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 baguette and some honey: Pear & Gorgonzola Crostinis

Dance of the Honey Bee

Dance of the Honey Bee from AbelCine. Watch more bee videos in the archives. Bees are also in the news. via @billmckibben.

Jiggling fruit on conveyor belts

Fratelli Indelicato is a company in Italy that makes citrus and tropical fruit processing equipment. Their series of demonstration videos gives us a better idea of how food travels from farms...

Elephantine: Pineapple Upside-down Cake

Elephantine's Rachel Ball makes a pineapple upside-down cake, recipe included.

The Perennial Plate: The organic food movement in Kunming, China

Lifen Yang is owner and chef of Tusheng Shiguan, a small farm to table restaurant in Kunming, a city in Yunnan Province, China. In the wake of so many food-safety scandals in her country, Lifen is working to bring org...

j.viewz playing Teardrop with vegetables

Fruits and veggies + the MaKey MaKey Invention Kit = serious DIY audio fun. J.Viewz, a songwriter, producer, and artist in Brooklyn, demonstrates how a MaKey MaKey turns anything that can condu...

Olive Us: Cider Farm

The Olive Us sibs (Maude, Olive, Oscar, Ralph, Betty & June) head out to La Galotière in Normandy, France to watch how apples are picked on a Cider Farm. In the archives: french bakeries and making snoballs, pl...

Olive Us: Snoball Cookies

Maude, Olive, and Betty of Olive Us make Snoball Cookies with the help of filmmakers Tiger in a Jar. You can find the recipe here.

The Cook’s Atelier: Raspberry Tart

Raspberry Tart, another video treat prepared by mother/daughter team Marjorie Taylor and Kendall Smith Franchini of The Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy, France, and filmed by Matt and Julie of Tiger in a Jar. The recipe is...