The Accidental Scientist: Science of Cooking Exploratorium
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Kitchen Lab

Tasty treats to make in your kitchen.
Experiment with your senses and the spices in your home.

mock apple pie
Mock Apple Pie
A clever combination of flavors can make us taste things that aren't there.

  bay leaves Spice Mixtures
Around the world, spice blends are the signatures of regional cuisine.


salt sculpture Make a Salt Sculpture
Grow your own stalagmites in luscious colors.


The Color of Flavor
Sometimes what you taste has more to do with your eyes than your tongue: a "Science Snack" from the Exploratorium Teacher Institute.

Quinine Cover-Up
Show yourself how a pinch of salt can take the bit
ter taste away.

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