Fruit

June 7, 2013

Seven Salad Tips

With warm weather comes an abundance of produce. Salads are a classic way to create a mélange of flavors and textures by using the best produce of the season. But often times, produce can become soggy, wilted, or just plain boring. Here are some of our favorite tips to brighten up your salads during this […]

April 26, 2013

A shocking (and hot!) tip for preserving produce

By W. WAYT GIBBS Associated Press Nothing is more frustrating than finding the perfect cucumber or head of lettuce at the farmers market, paying top-dollar for it, and then… tossing it out a week later when it has gone moldy or slimy in the refrigerator. No doubt one reason so many of us eat too […]

April 1, 2013

5 Tips for Culinary Deception

What better time to trot out our favorite deceptive culinary tricks than April Fool’s Day? We devoted a section of Modernist Cuisine to trompe l’oeil because it is particularly suited to the Modernist movement. Though it has a long history, dating back to dishes such as mock turtle soup in the 19th century, culinary deception […]

December 6, 2012

5 Dessert Tips from Modernist Cuisine at Home

The last chapter in Modernist Cuisine at Home is devoted entirely to custards and pies, and is comprised of 55 recipes, including more than 40 variations. Here are some of our best tips for turning out delectable desserts every time this holiday seasons. Follow our advice to not only save but enhance your sweet creations. […]

September 28, 2012

How to Carbonate Fruit!

Whipping siphons are for more than, well, whipping! In Modernist Cuisine at Home, we use them for infusing flavor, aeration, pickling, and more. In this video from chow.com, Scott demonstrates one of our favorite uses: carbonating fruit! For more on this technique, check out the Carbonated Cranberry recipe in our recipe library!

November 22, 2011

A Brand-New Recipe in Our Library: Carbonated Cranberries

Try this fizzy treat at your next holiday party.

September 27, 2011

A Visit to Uwajimaya

Culinary treasures can be found in stores that specialize in food from foreign lands. Here are some we spotted recently in our local Asian grocery.

November 5, 2010

A Chip Off The Old…Watermelon?

Think only witches and alchemists can turn a watermelon into a potato? Think again! In this post, Max and Johnny demonstrate how a watermelon can be infused with starch and deep-fried into an unlikely new kind of chip.

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