Archive for August, 2009

Alton Brown: Safe and Scary Kitchen Hacks – alton brown – Gizmodo

Do you use a  coffee grinder to make rice flour for tempura?  How about a panini press to make (two) butterflied Cornish hen in 12 minutes?  If not, you are missing out on great kitchen hacks from the patron saint of ediblerock.com, Alton Brown.  Alton is all about making food taste good through simple techniques.  So instead of buying blueberries in December that were shipped in from Chile, just freeze some local ones in June with liquid nitrogen.  Okay, don’t do that one, but there are plenty of other good tips:  Alton Brown: Safe and Scary Kitchen Hacks – alton brown – Gizmodo.

Sugar: What I Didn’t Say on Colbert

From the always-enlightening Marion Nestle.  Who says business wants government to leave them alone?  Sugar: What I Didn’t Say on Colbert – The Atlantic Food Channel.

Plague strikes French oysters – Telegraph

Plague strikes French oysters – Telegraph.

Seven Restaurant Dishes That Are Too Embarrassing To Order By Name

I will never willingly ask for Chocolate Thunder from Down Under – 7 Restaurant Dishes That Are Too Embarrassing To Order By Name.