Recipe Demo

November 28, 2012

Nathan Demos Microwave Recipes on Rachael Ray

Today, Rachael Ray invited Modernist Cuisine at Home author Nathan Myhrvold on her show. Using only olive oil, a little salt, and a microwave, Nathan taught Rachael how to make puffed chickpeas and kale chips. Watch the video above for the complete demonstration. To get the recipes, visit the page on RachaelRayShow.com. And for more […]

October 25, 2012

Modernist Treats Are a Fun Trick!

A few Modernist tricks can heighten any Halloween treat. In the video above, Modernist Cuisine at Home coauthor Maxime Bilet demonstrates one of our favorite chocolate-related techniques for CHOW.com: adding Pop Rocks. Pop Rocks, or, generically, pastry rocks, add crisp and crunch to your favorite chocolate. You can buy pastry rocks on Chef Rubber or […]

October 22, 2012

The Amazing Pressure Cooker

In the third installment of MDRN KTCHN, our very own Scott Heimendinger and CHOW.com team up to bring you a video all about pressure cooking. Discover how it works, when it was invented, and how baking soda caramelizes root vegetables in 20 minutes. Now that you can’t wait to dust off your pressure cooker, get […]

October 16, 2012

Sous Vide Run Down on MDRN KTCHN

In the second installation of MDRN KTCHN on CHOW.com, our Director of Applied Research, Scott Heimendinger, focuses on sous vide cooking. Watch the video above to see Scott demonstrate the process and explain the science behind this technique. Want to try it out yourself? We have many sous vide recipes in Modernist Cuisine as well […]

October 11, 2012

Our Favorite Recipes: Chicken Wings

I am most excited about the Korean Chicken Wings recipe in Modernist Cuisine at Home. Why? Because of the deliciousness factor! They’re amazing. Just watch the video above and see for yourself. Check back tomorrow: every day this week, we’ll bring you another of our chefs’ favorite recipes from Modernist Cuisine at Home. Visit our […]

October 9, 2012

Our Favorite Recipes: Vegetable Soup

I love all of the pressure-cooked soup variations in Modernist Cuisine at Home. We have an “at home” version of the Caramelized Carrot Soup recipe (as in the video above), but we also have several variations using artichoke, parsnip, or apple, because the technique applies to nearly any vegetable. You can make a great soup […]

October 8, 2012

Our Favorite Recipes: Microwaved Cod

Microwaved Black Cod with Scallions and Ginger is my favorite recipe from Modernist Cuisine at Home. My mom originally showed me the technique and I really love it. It very closely mimics a traditional Chinese steamed fish, but takes only minutes to prepare without sacrificing taste or texture. All week we’ll be telling you about […]

October 5, 2012

More Modernist Cuisine Videos from Chow.com

We’re proud to announce the brand-new CHOW.com video series, MDRN KTCHN, starring our very own Scott Heimendinger! Every Sunday, Scott will demonstrate a recipe or technique from Modernist Cuisine or Modernist Cuisine at Home. In the coming weeks, MDRN KTCHN will show you how to make perfectly melted nacho cheese, walk you through sous vide […]

October 2, 2012

The Secret to Perfect Chicken Wings

Every member of the Modernist Cuisine team has their favorite parts of Modernist Cuisine at Home, but without a doubt, high up on everyone’s list was developing the chapter on chicken wings (and eating and eating the results). The final recipe results in a chicken wing that is both tender and juicy on the inside […]

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!

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