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Serving Up Science is hosted by history buff, science writer and foodie Sheril Kirshenbaum, who will give you science-backed tips to make your favorite foods even better. Farmed or Wild? Why does cheese stink? Why should meat rest? Explore these questions and more.

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Why let meat rest between cooking and serving? It’s an important step for a juicy steak
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