The melting sensation. The feel of fat. The gold dust on your fingers. The bright colors. The MSG. The NYT takes you inside the lab of a food scientist to find out why you love Doritos so damn much you can’t believe it.

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+ It won’t happen for another 70,000 years. So you better be ready for this year’s Thanksgivukkah.