Jeff Potter

Apr. 03, 2015

Cracking the Egg

There’s a better way to make hard-boiled eggs—and it doesn’t involve boiling.

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Dec. 12, 2014

Food Failures: Cookie Science Secrets

In this episode, Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter gives home bakers tips on how to achieve cookie perfection using different sugars, fats, and flours.

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Nov. 22, 2013

How to Avoid ‘Food Failures’ This Thanksgiving

Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks, dishes up a few cooking hacks for Turkey Day.

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Aug. 06, 2010

Cooking for Geeks

Do you like to experiment with your food? We'll talk with the author of a new book about science, technology, and DIY hacks in the kitchen.

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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