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The chemistry of cookies, a TED-Ed video

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The baker as mad scientist? Your nose as a sensitive scientific instrument? The physical and chemical transformation of warm and gooey baked goods? Your next batch of cookies will be even more delicious after watching The Chemistry of Cookies, a lesson from Stephanie Warren, Augenblick Studios, and TED Ed.

Covered topics include heat, emulsion, proteins, sodium bicarbonate, Maillard reactions, sugars, and caramelization.

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