February 20, 2019

What you see: Small holes in the aluminum foil you used to seal something up and silver-colored blobs on your food

What it is: A chemical reaction! The foil is reacting with something in the food to form a type of aluminum salt.
Eat or toss? Eat! Well, not the foil, or...

May 16, 2018

What you see: A dry line running down the outside of a tomato, with a hole or two in its midst What it is: A sign that, way back when, a part of the tomato flo

May 15, 2017

What you see: Three tiny holes around the cucumber seeds, as if they’re arranged in a perfect triangle. What it is: While a cucumber appears...

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