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Updated: March 09, 2017

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Chemistry of Cooking brings science into the kitchen

Explore the science behind your favorite concoctions in the Chemistry of Cooking.

This class examines the molecular structure of food, heat transfer and cooking methods, and the chemical reactions involved in baking. Find out why sugar caramelizes, how meat browns and the science of how we taste and smell. Lab experiments use common chemistry tools and kitchen equipment to demonstrate the chemical reactions that make food so tasty.

To register, complete the free application for admission at Create an account for after your receive your student ID.

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