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Is Liquid Nitrogen Safe?

October 31, 2011

If you’re comfortable handling hot frying oil, then you need not fear liquid nitrogen. But, speaking from first-hand experience, be sure to check that the lid is tight on the Dewar before you put it in your car.

A New Recipe and Our Cutest Video Yet: Olive Oil Gummy Worms!

October 28, 2011

Try making this Modernist Halloween treat.

Max Will Demonstrate Modernist Techniques at Seattle’s Book Larder

October 26, 2011

It’s the perfect Christmas gift: a copy of Modernist Cuisine that includes two tickets to a demonstration and talk by MC coauthor Maxime Bilet.

Vacuum-Concentrating, Part 1

October 25, 2011

MC coauthor Chris Young explains why low pressure is the key to flavorful reductions.

Bill Gates on Nathan Myhrvold and Modernist Cuisine

October 21, 2011

Check out the new video, slideshow, and review at

Town Hall Seattle to Host Nathan Myhrvold

October 20, 2011

Tickets are only $5 for this public lecture on the evening of December 5.

See Nathan Alongside Wylie, Emeril, and Others in South Beach

October 18, 2011

A tribute to Charlie Trotter draws Myhvold, Dufresne, Bourdain, Lagasse, and other culinary luminaries to Miami in February.

New Recipe in the Library: Pistachio Gelato

October 14, 2011

The latest edition to our growing library of free recipes includes a handy reference table on using hydrocolloids to keep emulsions (oil-water mixtures) from separating.

Mayuri: Where we get our spices

October 13, 2011

Explore some of the treasures you can find at your local Indian grocery.

Tickets to See Nathan at the JBF Include a Signed Copy of MC!

October 5, 2011

At this special event on Nov. 16, you can meet Modernist Cuisine author Nathan Myhrvold at the James Beard House in New York City.