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Fast food at home

Microwaving french fries usually results in soggy potatoes. But with the Microwave French Fry Maker, you can get crispy fries without dragging out the fryer.

By October 31, 2008


Former MythBuster goes on McDonald's french fry fact-finding hunt

Ex "MythBuster" Grant Imahara visits potato supplier Simplot to investigate what McDonald's french fries are actually made from. The list of ingredients might be longer than you expect.

By January 23, 2015


What's really in a McDonald's Chicken McNugget? Former Mythbuster finds out

Pink slime? Poultry beaks and feet? Former "MythBusters" host Grant Imahara visits Tyson food-processing plant to investigate what McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are actually made from.

By December 9, 2014


KFC fried-chicken keyboard: It's finger-clicking good

KFC Japan offers up a bizarre Twitter contest with the lucky winner taking home a keyboard decorated with fried chicken parts.

By September 5, 2014


Whopper of a Burger King deal: A side of free smartphone

Burger King offers a free Android smartphone with your chicken fries, but the fine print shows it's business as usual. Crave's Amanda Kooser digs in.

By August 25, 2014


Fast-food fat: Future fuel for cars

If you like the convenience of fast food and cleaner-burning fuel from the same source, then you can have it your way.

By February 8, 2007


'Fatbergs' choking London sewers to be used for energy

The world's largest fat-fueled power station will generate some 130 GWh a year. And "fat icebergs" won't end up in landfill sites.

By April 25, 2013


Fill 'er up with plastic? Waste turned into oil

Startup Agilyx raises $25 million to finance four planned plants that will take post-recycling plastic and convert it into synthetic crude oil.

By December 20, 2011


Want fries with that? The best cooked tech

Photographer Henry Hargreaves' pics of cooked hardware beg the question: what's eating consumers?

By June 4, 2012


U.S. gives $650 million loan aid for biofuels from waste

Government is supporting the development of new feedstocks for ethanol to ease dependence on corn.

By January 21, 2011