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Kitchen chemistry hacks for cooks and wine lovers (video)

American Chemical Society

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015 -- Have you ever suspected that your oven is running too hot and burning your baked goods? Are your kitchen knives dull? Or maybe you just opened a bottle of wine that smells less than divine. Reactions' chemistry life hacks series is back to help you solve these culinary challenges, along with the chemistry explanations to back them up:

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