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

How to Make Cultured Butter at Home

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post on my blog about making homemade butter. At the time, the process was a revelation: not only was I completely gobsmacked by the delicious result, but I also felt oddly self-sufficient and pilgramy, like I had just stepped into another time and unlocked a lost but fabulous cooking secret....more