Wild About Wings

The tome had been taunting me.  Daring me to test one of the multi-step procedures to see if, in fact, incorporating scientific principles could generate an ethereal dining experience.  So I decided to conquer my fears of new cooking techniques and try some recipes. Experimenting first with sous vide buffalo wings in Modernist Cuisine seemed…

The Science of Cooking

As you know from my posts, I’m a big fan of simple preparation and minimal “hands on” cooking time. But the universe seems to be challenging my philosophy this year. For Christmas, my very dear friend, visiting from the UK, brought me Heston Blumenthal’s gorgeous tome: The Fat Duck Cookbook. Then for my birthday, going…