WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2016 — Did you know you can “taste” garlic with your feet? Or that chocolate can instantly dissolve that wad of gum in your mouth? Or that nose grease can get rid of the foam on a badly poured beer in seconds? This week, Reactions explains these three offbeat food-chemistry tricks. In the name of science, we encourage you to play with your food with these do-it-yourself experiments.