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The chemistry of grilling (video)

American Chemical Society

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2015 -- If you're firing up the barbecue this week for an Independence Day cookout, you don't want to miss this week's Reactions video. We've got chemistry knowledge that will impress your guests like, "Why is red meat red?" You'll also learn about the amazing Maillard reaction that turns that red meat into a delicious grilled brown. We also settle, once and for all, the age-old debate of gas vs. charcoal. It's all in our latest video: https://youtu.be/RqUEh-B-U-k.

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