Pitting Chef Against Tradition In Search Of The Perfect Fried Egg

A slideshow on the New York Times website recently caught my eye. Entitled "The Perfectly Fried Egg," it shows a step-by-step of Spanish chef, José Andrés, frying an egg in a pool of oil.Like french fries. Or doughnuts....more

Recipe for {Wicked Good} Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is a permanent emulsion made by suspending tiny drops of oil (any kind) and water (usually lemon juice or vinegar) in an emulsifying agent (egg yolk which contains lecithin) using a whisk. It’s an easy at-home condiment to make, tastes so much fresher than store-bought, and can be easily manipulated into thousands of flavor profiles with the addition of simple herbs and spices. ...more

Many people are a bit intimidated by the thought of making their own mayo at home. I think this ...more