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Watch How Fish Sticks Are Made, Thousands At A Time

If you’ve ever wondered how the delicious little fish sticks you get at the market keep their consistent shape and immaculate breading, prepare to be blown away.

The Science Channel was all over this on its “How It’s Made” series, as they went inside a frozen fish factory, showing the entire process of fish-based sticks, and breaded fish fillets being made.

It’s pretty insane to see that fish sticks start off as giant frozen blocks of minced cod, and eventually get cut down, seasoned, breaded and packaged into the ready-to-heat appetizers we know and love.

Tilapia fillets don’t come in giant blocks of frozen fish, but they are still frozen. The process is similar to fish sticks, as you can imagine, they both get coated and fried, while keeping their frozen consistency within.

Peep the vid, and get your little mind blown, as you’ll finally know how your favorite frozen fish products are made.

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Watch How Peanut Butter Is Made

In the darkest, most depressing days, we can always turn to comfort foods to keep us grounded. One thing that always cheers us up is peanut butter.

We can’t speak for those with peanut allergies, but the feeling of biting into a toasted peanut butter  sandwich is indescribable. The combination of melted peanut butter and the crunch from a toasted slice of bread adds an overwhelmingly joyous texture in our mouths.

Let’s take a look at one of How It’s Made’s earlier segments on the creation of the beloved nut spread. The Discovery Channel’s series shows us how peanut butter is made en masse, chronicling the journey from nut to jar.

Check out the fascinating video while we raid the office kitchenette for some peanut butter. Pretty sure Isai has some hidden around somewhere.

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Watch How Ketchup Is Made

Until recently, we’ve been using Ketchup cups the wrong way our entire lives. We’ve also discovered nine different ways to elevate the popular condiment using only a few ingredients. Have you ever wondered, as you pound at the bottom of that crimson glass bottle, how the ubiquitous sauce is made?

Science Channel‘s popular series How It’s Made answers that question and gives us a look at the ketchup-creating process. In it, we see the dry components used to make the red tomato-based paste as well as the mixing process with the wet ingredients. Because it’s all in bulk, and not made in a kitchen, the operation is pretty captivating to see.

Everything is then bottled, packaged, and shipped off to stores.

If you love slapping ketchup on food like we do, (scrambled eggs, anyone?) you might get a kick out of seeing how the condiment is mass-produced.

Check out the video.