The New York Times has a great article up on the Quest for the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie. All this crossbreeding begs the question: Has anyone trumped Mrs. Wakefield? To find out, a journey began that included stops at some of New York City’s best bakeries as well as conversations with some doyens of baking. […]
Calphalon 10″ Nonstick Crepe Pan Our five-year-old Cuisinart non-stick pan finally started getting all peely and nasty, so it was time for a new pan. I like having a non-stick pan around for eggish things, omelets especially, so the hunt began. I read a few reviews in Cooks Illustrated and Alton Brown’s Gear For Your […]
I’ve been spending the last few nights reading Michael Ruhlman’s The Making of a Chef. I’ve enjoyed it immensely; I’d always wondered what it was like inside that campus after driving past it so many times in our weekend adventures northward from Tarrytown. Mandy and I never got the chance to eat at any of […]
A great, amazing, completely worth it TED talk by Mark Bittman on what we eat and why we need to change. Definitely watch it.
Thanks to Chet for finding this awesome hack for the Rancilio Silvia. Mandy and I depend on ours nearly every morning to wake us up, and though I’ve hacked a PID into mine, I don’t think I’ll be going this far. Still, it’s pretty freaking awesome.