The effort it takes to cook a quince will give you a ton of bang for your buck. Poaching leaves you with tender fruit for a pie or tart and a gorgeous syrup that—you guessed it—is great for cocktails.
While it’s tough to go to work on holidays like Thanksgiving, it can also be a bummer if you don’t have family to celebrate with on the day. One Florida woman was facing a solo turkey day and didn’t feel like cooking just for herself so she decided to go out to eat at a restaurant alone. She left hours … [More]
AP knows how to change the subject from the Obamacare fiasco. AP reporter Darlene Superville has decided now is the ideal time to focus on “5 New Things About President Obama.” They’re five personal stories about his activities. Superville began: “The man who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Show More Summary
My personal "essentials" lists evolve slowly over time based not only on minor refinements in selection or new product availability, but also on my own cooking style. It's impossible for me to tell you that the pots and pans that I use the most will be the same as the pots and pans you'll the most. Show More Summary
I love using my iPad. I use it everywhere in my home. I find holding my iPad cumbersome, however, and if I am cooking or doing my make up I want to have something that holds my iPad at the proper angle without having to worry about it falling down or simply falling out of my line of sight. Show More Summary
Food may be the best vehicle for learning a new language. After all, we all have to eat, and cooking and eating with others engages all of our senses. This free course from MIT teaches basic Italian, Italian culture, and cooking for the Mediterranean diet all at the same time. Read more...
This past June, the story of Harrison Okene's rescue made international headlines. Okene served as a cook on a Chevron tugboat that had capsized on May 26 off the coast of Nigeria. Miraculously, he survived with no food or water for almost three days in a small air pocket before a rescue team found him and brought him back to land.
Harvard University's third annual Science & Cooking public lecture series brings chefs from around the world to lecture on the intersection of science and cooking. And Eater Boston editor Rachel Leah Blumenthal is on the scene. This week: Ferran Adrià....
Automatically generating levels is useless if they can't be completed by players. Researcher Michael Cook writes about a system that makes sure CPU-designed Cut the Rope levels work....
Tim Cook is doing a little early Christmas shopping. Apple spent north of $200 million for Topsy, a company that parses the Twitter stream for usable information, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. If the amount reported is accurate,...Show More Summary
Judy Rodgers, the pioneering chef, cookbook author, and co-owner of Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, died last night at 57. Her philosophy toward food and cooking influenced a generation of serious eaters, including many of our staff.
Judy Rodgers Judy Rodgers, whose no-nonsense approach to food at the Zuni Café in San Francisco had a profound influence on a few generations of young cooks, has died at the age of 57. The Chronicle confirms the news through Gilbert Pilgram, Rodgers's business partner at the restaurant. Show More Summary
On December 4th it will be 44 years since a select unit of 14 Chicago Police officers, on special assignment to Cook County State's Attorney Edward Hanrahan, executed a pre-dawn raid on a west side apartment that left Illinois BlackShow More Summary
Connecticut’s Ovlov has been making fuzzed-out indie rock for years, and its debut full-length am, released this year via Exploding In Sound, proves to be the band’s most fully realized work. Though Ovlov gets lumped in with the likeminded...Show More Summary
For years Taylor Swift has been an undisputed media darling, so when Jessica Hart dissed the “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” singer following the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, she all but cooked her own goose. According...Show More Summary
While a ribeye or New York strip fit well on more delicate menu's, the new midtown location of Butter, chef Alex Guarnaschelli's restaurant, needed something greater—a much larger steak with almost the entire rib bone attached.
Charlie Cook urges caution in trying to predict what will have the most impact right now on the election a year from now, especially because so much has changed in just the last three months. Stuart Rothenberg: "Democrats have had a nice run recently of interesting House rec …
Let's cook. No, not meth. Just gingerbread, but then let's go ahead and frost it and cover it with blue rock candy so it looks like it has two drug dealers and their product. Walt and Jesse look pretty adorable in this ginerbread house by Sugar Plum Cake Shop, but I love the DEA snowman the most (and the cotton candy fumes from the motorhome). Show More Summary
Fans of Breaking Bad will recognize this apron and want to wear it in the kitchen or wherever they are “cooking”. The Breaking Bad Los Pollos Hermanos Apron will make you look like you work for Gus Fring’s company whenever you wear it. It is especially appropriate for making fried chicken. It features an adjustable […]
It's that time of year to start thinking about what to get your friends and loved ones for the holidays! Whether you're shopping for a Herbie, a home cook, or a Minimalist, here are some ideas on what to buy! I'll begin with a bang:Show More Summary