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Chemistry Life Hacks: Food Edition

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Reactions is back with another round of chemistry life hacks. Our latest episode brings chemistry to the kitchen, and features science-backed tips to cook rice with fewer calories, get extra juicy chicken (when you don’t have time to marinate) and keep sliced fruit from browning too quickly. Watch the video and find out how to use chemistry to give your food a flavor boost.

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Producer/Writer: Kirk Zamieroski
Executive Producer: Adam Dylewski
Scientific consultants:
Dan Souza
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.
Kyle Nackers

Sources:
Low-cal rice:
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2015/march/new-low-calorie-rice-could-help-cut-rising-obesity-rates.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/03/25/scientists-have-figured-out-a-simple-way-to-cook-rice-that-dramatically-cuts-the-calories/?utm_term=.0afcccf3e963
http://apjcn.nhri.org.tw/server/APJCN/24/4/620.pdf

Fruit for later:
Hack – http://www.seriouseats.com/2015/09/how-to-prevent-apple-pear-browning.html
Browning – http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/45/8/1150.full
http://extension.psu.edu/food/preservation/tools/supplies/ingredients/ingredients-used-in-home-food-preservation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4444905/

Timely tenderizer:
Tenderizer hack – http://drgrub.com/tag/american-food-2/
Meats and Proteins – http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1541-4337.12243/full
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-use-baking-soda-in-marinades-2016-5
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22056073

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