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Modernist cooking may encompass a huge amount of information but I focus on creating Amazing Food Made Easy. I've put together several resources the budding modernist or sous vide cook can use to jump start their cooking. Just find the content below you are interested in and you will be creating amazing food in no time that will wow your friends and family.

If you're an experienced modernist cook, my articles will help you expand your knowledge base and discover even more ways you can make amazing food.

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My Most Popular Cookbooks

I have published several cookbooks to help you make amazing food. They cover everything from the sous vide and the whipping siphon to infusions and general modernist cooking techniques. I also have several books on sous vide cooking, including an Amazon best seller.

Latest Articles and Recipes

Sous Vide Grapefruit Gimlet Recipe

If you love the bright taste of grapefruit and want to enjoy it with some floral gin then this sous vide grapefruit gimlet is exactly what you are looking for. It is a simple to make but complex tasting cocktail that combines a sous vide grapefruit cordial with some gin and is served over ice. The cordial packs a huge citrus punch that makes this

Sous Vide Mint Julep Recipe

The takes a classic cocktail and uses sous vide to kick it up a notch! The sous vide mint julep comes out brighter and cleaner than when done traditionally and if packed full of minty goodness. Plus the sous vide mint syrup can be stored for a few weeks and used in a variety of other cocktails.

How to Sous Vide Sirloin Steak Recipe and Guide

Sirloin steaks are one of my favorite everyday steaks, because they're not that expensive and they're filled with great beefy flavor and light marbling. Especially when you use sous vide, you can tenderize them a little bit, and it turns them into an even better cut of meat.

Sous Vide Squash Recipe Pickled and Pureed

This sous vide squash is quick pickled using the sous vide process to speed up the pickling process. It's then pureed in one of two ways to create the perfect side for many upscale meals, especially James Briscione's sous vide Venison.

The Best Stainless Steel Pans for Sous Vide Searing

One of the most important parts of the sous vide process is making sure you get a good sear on your food after sous vide and a great stainless steel pan can help you do that!

Latest Articles and Recipes

Is Sous Viding Raw Garlic Safe?

Sous vide is one of the safest cooking methods out there, but some people are worried that if you use raw garlic, you might just die. I'm going to talk about why you might, and why you might not.

How Sous Vide Meat Heats and Delta-T Cooking Explained

Recently I was lucky enough to speak at the International Sous Vide Association and I gave a talk all about how meat heats. I covered sous vide cook times, Delta-T cooking, and pasteurization. My presentation was well received, so I thought I'd share it here.

Best Way to Sous Vide Then Deep Fry for Evenly Seared Crusts

There's a lot of talk about how sous vide is a healthy cooking method. But sometimes I want to cook my food in a giant vat of oil! Read all about how to finish your sous vided food using the deep fryer.

Sous Vides Temperature Explained and How They Affect Meat

Recently I was lucky enough to speak at the International Sous Vide Association and I gave a talk all about how temperature affects meat. I covered how temperature affects food safety, then dove into what I call the "Temperature Tentpoles" to help you cook what you want, every time!

How to Smoke After Sous Vide for the Perfect BBQ

Your sous vide machine can't do the things that your smoker can do. But if you combine your smoker with your sous vide machine, you can do things that your smoker can't do alone. This article talks about one of the best ways you can add a lot of flavor to your food after the sous vide process, and that is using your smoker.

Other Modernist Cooking Content


Modernist Techniques

In modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy there are several techniques that are commonly used. We go into them here and show you how to use them to make modernist cooking easy for you.

Photo Gallery from Modernist Cooking Made Easy

Here are full color copies of all the images from our Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Getting Started book. They should give you a good idea of what we cover in the book.

Modernist Ingredients

There are many modernist ingredients and we will try to cover how many of them work.

Modernist Equipment

Modernist cooking can use a wide variety of equipment and tools. Many of them have very specific uses and are only used for advanced techniques. We want to focus on the more accessible equipment, most of which can be used in traditional cooking as well.

Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Getting Started

We have put together a 240 page book that covers many of the modernist techniques and ingredients needed to get started with modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy.

Learn all about spherification, gelling, emulsions, sous vide, and thickening as well as many popular modernist ingredients like agar agar, xanthan gum, sodium alginate, tapioca maltodextrin and more in our easy to understand guide!


Charcuterie might be a very old technique but fully understanding it and the products it can produce can help even the most modern of cooks.
In The News

Media and News

If you are interested in what Modernist Cooking Made Easy is up to then you can check out my media and press releases.

Molecular Gastronomy Glossary

When learning modernist cooking there are many words that you can come across that are new to you. This glossary can help you figure out the meaning of many of them.

Modernist Recipes

Here is my collection of modernist recipes. They will teach you a wide variety of modernist cooking methods. If you have any recipes you would like me to add please contact me and I will see what I can do.

Modernist Cooking Forums

I know there is a large demand in the modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy communities for a place to get together and exchange ideas and expertise with other people passionate about modernist cooking. I've created these forums as a way to address that need.

Modernist Resources

One of the difficult things about modernist cooking is knowing where to look to find information, tools, and ingredients. My modernist resources section helps show you the most popular modernist books and places to buy ingredients.

Cuts of Beef

There are a lot of different cuts of beef and each one is cooked a different way. Check out our guide to all the various cuts of beef.


Spices are the key to any good cook. I cover many of the most popular herbs and spices so you can know what to expect in your modernist cooking.

Beef Jerky

One of the techniques in modernist cooking is dehydration. Probably the most popular use of dehydration is making jerky of various kinds. I take a deep look at making jerky and what you need to know to do it at home.

Modernist Cooking Holiday Gift Guide

Sometimes it can be hard to find good gifts for the cook in your life. Luckily, with modernist cooking there are several options for great gifts you can give. Here are some of my favorite tools and books.

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