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Teaching Melissa Clark

January 18, 2012

The New York Times food writer throws a dinner party at home with recipes from MC, and tips from Nathan.

Nathan Talks with Danish Food Critic

January 16, 2012

Ole Troelsø asks: must great food be delicious?

Behind the Scenes at a Lab Dinner, Part 4

January 13, 2012

Some of the best chefs and food critics in the world flew thousands of miles to eat a 33-course dinner at The Cooking Lab. Would we pull it off?

MC Short-listed for “Life-Enhancer of the Year”

January 10, 2012

British design magazine Wallpaper has listed Modernist Cuisine as one of five life-enhancing products of the year. This may be the most eclectic short list we’ve ever found ourselves on. In the running are an ultra sophisticated toilet, a stop on a pilgrimage, an origami-like tote, and a home work space. We have to admit, […]

Q & A with Nathan at Seattle’s Town Hall

January 5, 2012

Here are a few of the questions audience members asked Nathan after his Town Hall lecture last month. What would you have asked him? Modernist Cuisine – Q & A w/ Nathan Myhrvold at Town Hall from Modernist Cuisine on Vimeo.

Nathan Myhrvold on Top Chef Tonight!

January 4, 2012

Tonight’s episode of Top Chef will feature Modernist Cuisine author Nathan Myhrvold as a guest judge. What will they make for him? We can’t say (though the videos above are a pretty good tease!); you’ll have to tune in to find out! It’s a pretty safe bet that it will feature barbecue, one of Nathan’s […]

Behind the Scenes at a Lab Dinner, Part 3

December 28, 2011

In the third part of this series, we finally delve into what it’s like to both serve and eat 33 courses at a Cooking Lab dinner. Part 1 chronicled the shopping trip to the Farmers’ Market, and part 2 detailed the amount of prep work such a dinner takes. Small Portions Add Up This dinner […]

What Would You Like to See from Us in 2012?

December 27, 2011

As we announced last week, Scott Heimendinger, from Seattle Food Geek, will be joining the MC team as our Business Developer… and Modernist Cuisine Evangelist! And yes, that does mean that we have future plans, which may or may not already be in the works (sorry for the secrecy, but we promise that we’ll announce […]

Coffee: Because, Damn It, We’re from Seattle

December 23, 2011

Nathan Myhrvold on coffee at Seattle Town Hall from Modernist Cuisine on Vimeo. When Nathan Myhrvold recently spoke at Seattle’s Town Hall, he made sure to dedicate at least a few minutes of his speech to the topic of coffee. This was for the same reason there’s a whole chapter of MC dedicated to the […]

New Recipes: Buckeyes & Eggnog

December 22, 2011

Move over milk and cookies, we’ll be leaving our Popping Buckeyes and Eggnog Foam Cocktails out for Santa this year. If, that is, we don’t devour them ourselves! We give our buckeyes a kick with pastry rocks (similar to Pop Rocks candy) and literally whip up some infused cream and eggs to top off tea […]