Big Questions, Food

When Is the Actual Expiration Date On Your Milk?

Roger Cormier

There's usually just a "sell by" date, which isn't all that helpful.

What Exactly Are ‘Baby’ Greens?

Caitlin Schneider

Why is Ketchup So Hard to Pour?

Matt Soniak

What Makes Magic Shell So Magic?

Matt Soniak

Reader (and writer) Stacy asks, “What makes Magic Shell so magic?”

Where Did the Chicken Nugget Come From?

Matt Soniak

Matt Soniak answers today's Big Question.

How Do You Juice a Prune?

Matt Soniak

Reader Joe writes in to say, I recently bought a bag of "dried plums" only to later learn that a delicious dried plum is the exact same as a horrible old prune.

Why Do Diet Coke and Mentos React?

Daven Hiskey

Combine Diet Coke and Mentos, and the result is explosive—Diet Coke shoots out of the bottle like a miniature, sticky Old Faithful.