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On Rocky IV, Modernist Cuisine, and Keeping the (Kitchen) Romance Alive

Elizabeth Gunnison | Posted 06.05.2011 | Food
Elizabeth Gunnison

Maybe cooking, like athletics, can be divided into two camps: the rationalists and the romantics. Ivan Drago is Nathan Mhyrold; Rocky is Julia Child.

15 Food & Cooking Myths, Busted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

For over two decades, Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen has been an authoritative reference for amateur and prof...

Cooking by the Book

Michael Laiskonis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Michael Laiskonis

I love books. Skipping the typical route of formal culinary school, I sought a lot of my early education from them. These days, I don't afford mysel...

Kitchen Science Guru Harold McGee's Top Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Associated Press | MICHELE KAYAL | Posted 11.23.2011 | Food

Associated Press: As Americans we believe we can have it all. But there's nothing like struggling to roast a Thanksgiving turkey to shatter the myth. ...

Cilantro: Why You Might Not Like It

From Harold McGee in the New York Times | HAROLD McGEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Flavor chemists have found that cilantro aroma is created by a half-dozen or so substances, and most of these are modified fragments of fat molecules ...

Father's Day Gifts: The Best Barbecue and Food Books for Dad

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

"Give a man a chicken and he will turn it into a black lump. Teach a man to grill a chicken and he will gloat all night." Meathead Dad's chicken look...

A White Knight Talking Backwards: The Manchurian Candidate in the Kitchen

Elissa Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Altman

Without a doubt. So, after the hideous spectacle of the convention was over, I did what most food writers do when they're mildly hysterical: I fled for the safety of my kitchen.