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Potatoes and Space Have a Long History

3 May 2018

Intergalactic potatoes may seem like a side dish from the Mos Eisley Cantina, but potatoes and space have a common history.  

A Hot Potato

20 Mar 2017

The poor potato is being mashed by criticism.Too high a glycemic index, critics say, which means more sugar in the bloodstream for anyone concerned about diabetes. Forget about eating potatoes, say...

How do you make a perfect French fry?

20 Mar 2017

By considering the chemistry involved! So, you’re tired of eating lousy french fries. You’re sick of those limp dark brown grease sponges. What can you do? Make them! Let’s for a moment forget...