*Author, On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
*Author, The Curious Cook (North Point Press, 1990)
Palo Alto, California
*Author of The Science of Cooking (Springer, 2001)
*Reader in Physics
University of Bristol
Bristol, United Kingdom
Thanksgiving is next week. Have you ever wondered why bread goes stale or why turkey changes color after being cooked? In this hour, we'll serve you a hearty helping of cooking science—from our kitchen to yours.