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In cooking and eating, sound is the forgotten sense. But you can tell whether you're cutting scallions correctly, or how good your chocolate is, by the sounds they make.

We explore Star Wars food with The Food Lab's Kenji Lopez-Alt, Nerdette's Greta Johnsen, and the recipe developer behind Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Jello Mold.

Two friends call in for help settling a long-running feud, and Kenji Lopez-Alt explains the science of burgers taken to go.

A neuroscientist calls in to debate the geometry of pizza, and food science guru Kenji Lopez-Alt explains how woodworking can help us make a better bagel and cream cheese.

A wife who objects to her husband's embarrassing food hacks calls in for advice, and food science guru Kenji Lopez-Alt explains the science of tomato storage.

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Is it OK to claim your seat before you get your food in a busy restaurant? A listener with a dining ethics dilemma calls in for advice from Dan and Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats.

If the food at a restaurant just isn’t your taste, should you send it back? A father and daughter disagree, so Dan and Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats weigh in.

Are some foods for snacking on-the-go and others for snacking at home? A couple can't agree. Dan and Serious Eats' Kenji Lopez-Alt take their call and issue a verdict.

Food science guru Kenji Lopez-Alt shares the recipe for what he says is the absolute best way to cook a turkey. (We call this yoga position "downward facing bird.")