Time to spice up your high school curriculum with Food Chemistry!
Many people turn their noses up when they hear the word chemistry. Maybe it would be a different story if chemistry reminded people of the smell of warm apple pie or fresh roasted potatoes. This is a change that isn’t that hard to make. Cooking is just applied chemistry and chemistry is a lot like cooking. It may be time to remove the barriers and bring the science of food into our teaching of chemistry.