Recipe

January 23, 2014

For precision cooking fire up the… cooler?

BY W. WAYT GIBBS Associated Press When you head off to the shore, the woods, or a tailgate party at the stadium, you don’t have to settle for preservative-filled hot dogs or overcooked burgers. Live a little, and take along a few inch-thick strip steaks, or maybe some fresh salmon or chicken fillets. Rest easy, […]

November 21, 2013

A Very Sous Vide Thanksgiving with Modernist Cuisine

This Thanksgiving we are exploring the diverse bounty that cooking sous vide can produce. Call it a bit of a challenge for Modernist diehards, or a joyful homage to a technique we are truly thankful for, but make no mistake: it’s a very sous vide Thanksgiving at Modernist Cuisine. Modernist chefs have embraced sous vide […]

August 13, 2013

Grilled cheese sandwiches to knock your socks off

BY W. WAYT GIBBS Associated Press When I was a child, I thought like a child, I ate like a child: PB&Js, BLTs and grilled cheese sandwiches made from slices of Velveeta melted to gooey perfection between two slices of skillet-toasted white bread. But when I became an adult, I put away childish things. I […]

August 12, 2013

Beer-can chicken: popular classic based on science

BY W. WAYT GIBBS Associated Press You may not find too many restaurant chefs plopping their poultry on cans of PBR, but all those tailgaters and beachside grillers are on to something. There are solid scientific reasons that chicken really does roast better in a more upright, lifelike pose than when it is flat on […]

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 12, 2012

Our Favorite Recipes: I Can’t Pick, But the Pie Crust Is Great!

All week the kitchen team has been taking turns describing their favorite recipes from our new book, Modernist Cuisine at Home. But for me, picking a favorite recipe is like picking a favorite child. I love them all. So instead, I’ll introduce Larissa Zhou, our newest addition to the team, and our first professional food […]

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 […]

January 20, 2012

New Recipe in the Library: Microwaved Tilapia

Mom's awesome fish recipe--but much faster.

December 9, 2011

In Our Recipe Library: Short Ribs for Hanukkah!

We’ve been inspired by classic Jewish cooking to serve sous vide beef short ribs with a Manischewitz jus and wasabi whipped cream. You can find the recipe, along with a video and tips, in the recipe library. Check out the intro by Scott Heimendinger from Seattle Food Geek who consulted with us on this creation!

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