Printable food is coming

Cooking takes too much time and effort. If only there was a way to hit a button and have food print out of a machine! Well, that's actually not so crazy an idea.

In fact, scientists at Cornell Creative Machines Lab are already printing food. They're making 3D burgers with "liquid layers of ketchup and mustard." Just how good they taste isn't exactly clear, but they're also doing stuff like printing a scallop in the shape of the space shuttle, which should make getting kids to eat their vegetables a lot easier.

One company is hoping to offer up a food printer for about $1,000, which isn't too bad. But seriously, how does it taste? Because if you can print off burgers that taste as good as the real deal, that's something I could definitely get on board with.

FastCompany via GrubStreet

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