The food you shoot is fake right? confessions of a food photographer
An omelet tutorial. Step by step. Including "the flip".
Fried polenta with a poached egg and fresh chives. My chives were the first herbs to Spring up in the garden!
Cheese and tender blueberries at Parkside in Austin during Techmunch. Perfect Combination!
Did you know that there is an exceedingly simple way to peel garlic? It's so simple that you won't believe you didn't already think of it!
Great after school treat, these chocolate chip pecan cookies are made with hand-chopped bittersweet chocolate.
Delicate, creamy and moist: the secrets behind French Scrambled Eggs.
The difference between cupcakes and muffins, with a recipe for Banana Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting.
How to make lasagna: A step by step tutorial, with pictures.
Rich, flaky, cream biscuits that can be made in less than 15 minutes.
A tip for easier clean-up after making homemade granola.
This succulent pulled pork cooks while you sleep - what could be easier?!
How to put more crunch in your lunch
How to roast a chicken: A step-by-step tutorial with photos for every step. Result - a crispy-skinned, tender chicken in an hour!
How to make scallion pancakes: A foolproof recipe and photo tutorial for making chewy, crispy, savory pan-fried flatbread.
Looking for the fluffiest pancake recipe ever? Look no further!
Acknowledging a culinary rite of passage: extracting marrow from beef bones.
Learn a bit about blood oranges and a VIDEO on how to segment citrus fruit
Turned off by gray broccoli and jaundiced cauliflower. Here's how to keep cooked veggies bright and appealing.
Everything you need to know to make the world's best smashed or mashed potatoes!
Adventures in making homemade extruded pasta, with hints and tips.
Reminiscing About El Bulli Menu 2009…Recreating one of the 38 courses from one of four Ferran Adria Cook Books....Salted Peanut and Corn Snow Wafers.
Strawberry Verine! Pink Peppercorn Strawberry Jelly and Thyme Infused Honey Custard Espuma
Chef Madalene's Signature Dish! Damson Parfait with Olive Oil and Thyme Sable.
Home Made Courgette, Goats Cheese and Garden Herb Pesto Bread
Roasted Cardamom Panacotta with Stewed Rhubarb.
How to make awesome milk foam for your coffee without a frother, espresso machine, or any other fancy equipment.
Sous Vide Belly of Pork. Learn how this modern cookery technique works.
The Holy Trinity of Aromatics and a Chicken, Basted
Yogurt wrapped in cheesecloth. Straining yogurt to make it extra thick, creamy and delicious!
A roundup of simple techniques for quickly preserving summer's bounty - includes how-to steps and recipes
When the weather starts to cool off, I turn to comfort food. Of the gourmet variety, of course.
The August 2009 Daring Bakers' Challenge, the Dobos Torte. The caramel wedges were tricky to cut, but I found an alternative technique for slicing the sticky caramels.
How to make rich, creamy ice cream with only ONE ingredient, and NO ice cream maker.