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Cold Buttered Rum

June 16th, 2009 · 19 Comments · cocktails

Posted by Mindy Lvoff Remember that butter syrup that we mentioned in our Red Hot Poker post?  You know, the one where we emulsified butter and water together with the help of a handy little blend of gum arabic and xanthan gum from TIC Gums (TIC Pretested Ticaloid 310 S).  Well, we found that just […]

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Vacuum-infusion for the home cook

June 2nd, 2009 · 16 Comments · vacuum infusion

Posted by Mindy Lvoff Let’s say, like most of us here, you want to vacuum-infuse at home but don’t have a full vacuum. Dave and team have come up with two solutions for you: 1) Syringe-vacuum Get yourself a 50cc syringe with a cap vs. needle. Place what you want to infuse into the chamber […]

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Vitamin G: Get your dosage from Dave Arnold

May 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Vitamin G: Get your dosage from Dave Arnold · cocktails

Posted by Mindy Lvoff If you missed Dave and the tech team Thursday night at ISI’s Sugar and Whips event, then you’re in serious need of a “Vitamin G” infusion: house-carbonated, celery-infused Tanqueray gin mixed with fresh-squeezed sour orange juice (I dare you to challenge Dave to a citrus-juicing contest), Dolin’s Blanc Vermouth, and a […]

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Experimental Cuisine Collective Anniversary Symposium

May 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments · Tech Demo

Posted by Mindy Nguyen On Monday, Nils participated in the Experimental Cuisine Collective’s symposium, “From Science to Sensation,” discussing how and where science and food intersect. If you’re following us here on the blog or have had the pleasure to dine on a dish that Nils has prepared, then you no doubt have an appreciation […]

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Apple and Curry

May 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Apple Curry

Posted by Nils Norén I have quite a few flavor combinations that I like. Some not so obvious: red beets and coconut. Some more common: apples and curry. I am always trying to find different ways to get my favorite flavor combinations into a dish. The combination of flavors can taste very different depending on […]

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