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Nathan Myhrvold's modernist cooking tome wins top Beard award

3 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

"Modernist Cuisine," the six-volume, 2,438 page, 46 pound whopper of a culinary tome by former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold, snapped up top honors yesterday at the annual James Beard Foundation cookbook awards. The book is fantastic. $625 list price, but only $455 on Amazon today. Hey, that isn't so bad when you compare it to [...]
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Book Club: Modernist Cuisine at Home, Now in Handy App Form

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Eater National (last year)

Culinary science wizard/patent enforcer Nathan Myhrvold strikes again: Just over a year after the release of his very large cookbook Modernist Cuisine at Home, Myhrvold and the Modernist Cuisine team announce that... Read Post

Ivy League Chefs: Watch Nathan Myhrvold's Talk on Cooking as Modern Art

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Eater National (2 years ago)

Culinary scientist/wizard Nathan Myhrvold hits the Harvard Science & Cooking Lecture Series with a talk about his new book Modernist Cuisine at Home and the entire "modernist" cuisine movement. After first geeking out a little bit a... Read Post

'Modernist Cuisine' by Nathan Myhrvold: The Ultimate Cookbook

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Serious Eats (4 years ago)

To describe Modernist Cuisine as "a cookbook" is a bit like describing Mount Everest as a hill. With 2,438 pages—3,216 full color photographs and 1.1 million words—Modernist Cuisine will surely be the longest, most thorough examinat... Read Post


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