These are the chemical reactions that make barbecue so delicious
The mere thought of barbecue's smokey scents and intoxicating flavors is enough to get most mouths watering. However, there is a lot of chemistry that sets barbecue apart from other cooking methods and results in such a delicious experience.
Cooking is the process of using high temperatures to drive chemical reactions that change food at a molecular level.
Barbecue: Open flame cooking
On a barbecue, the hot grill grates heat the food via direct contact through a process known as conduction
The food also warms and cooks by absorbing radiation directly from the flames below
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