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First Attempt at Spherification - Port Wine Caviar

Sorry it’s been awhile since my last post. Although we have been cooking a lot of meat in sous vide lately, there hasn’t been anything particularly new or interesting to post about it. 1,050 more words

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Spherification, Here We Come!

Guess what arrived today from Modernist Pantry?  It’s the Professional Sphere Magic Kit!

For a few weeks now, I have been lurking on the various recipes at ChefSteps that involve spherification, and finally last Friday, I took their… 259 more words

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Sous Vide Whole Beef Tenderloin and Short Ribs

Last weekend, while out buying the Sous Chef, we decided that rather than fight the restaurant crowds for Father’s Day (the next day), we would cook a nice dinner for my dad and stepmother.   1,166 more words

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Sous Vide, Pressure-Cooking, and a Challenging Day: Part 2, Making Dinner

So, the saga continues.  I told you in Part 1 about our success at Pressure-Cooked Garlic Confit, but  hinted that the rest of our cooking attempts yesterday were not so successful.   1,690 more words

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Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin

Just a quick post – sorry, but James tried this spur of the moment for a weeknight meal and didn’t think to take photos.  All I have is this photo of the remnants of the pork tenderloin after we sliced off portions for dinner. 485 more words

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Sous Vide, Pressure-Cooking, and a Challenging Day: Part 1, Garlic Confit from MC@H

So, ever had one of those days in the kitchen where it seems to be going well at the start and then, slowly but surely, it starts heading downhill? 1,095 more words

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How I Discovered Modernist Cooking

I first remember hearing about Modernist Cooking back in 2006 or so on Top Chef Season 2, when runner-up Marcel Vigneron championed his “molecular gastronomy” techniques. 997 more words

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