New to Modernist Cooking and Sous Vide? Looking to Expand Your Knowledge?

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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

How to Make Money From Blogging

Placeholder No one gets paid to be a blogger unless you're working for a company. No one's going to pay you to put out that blog post but there are a lot of ways you can make money from your blog. I'm going to show you several of the ones that are most effective so you can start moving forward and making additional money from your blog.

Best Sous Vide Water Bath Container Systems

Placeholder Buying a sous vide circulator is the first step in the sous vide process. You can use your circulator in any pot, and if you are just getting started it's a great way to go, but for maximum sous vide efficiency you may want to turn to a dedicated sous vide water bath. There are several ones that we recommend, and each one has its own lids, racks, a

131°F Sous Vide Top Round Tacos Recipe

Placeholder Sous vide top round tacos are an inexpensive way to enjoy a good steak taco. It was cooked at 131°F (55°C) for just over 48 hours, rendering it really tender. I spice it up with some garlic powder, paprika and cumin, then add a ton of flavor with the taco toppings.

Getting Creative with Vegetables - Ask Jason

Placeholder Mike Asked Jason: Another challenge for me has been getting creative with vegetables. I love your sweet and spicy carrots recipe, especially the convenience of dumping everything into the bag to cook and then you just put it straight on the plate and you don't do anything else with it. There are a lot of vegetable recipes you can do that with as

What are Some Tips for Sous Vide Chicken Breasts? - Ask Jason

Placeholder Janel Asked Jason: I bought the sous vide to tackle my archenemy, chicken breast. I always overcook it and I'm hoping sous vide would help. I've yet to make one that turns out though. Maybe I'm just used to dry chicken and the sous vide ones have such a different texture. I like to sous vide chicken breasts at 140°F (60°C). I feel like th

Latest Forum Posts

Chicken has no way out

Tell you how to make a delicious chicken way out, the whole family just waits for "rescuing" chickens Chicken with no escape or also known as fried chicken wrapped with crispy fried rice is a quite spe...

Chicken has no way out

Tell you how to make a delicious chicken way out, the whole family just waits for "rescuing" chickens Chicken with no escape or also known as fried chicken wrapped with crispy fried rice is a quite s...

Freezer Slab /Cylinder?

On my Food Ruler there are different times for Freezer slab and Freezer Cylinder - I'm not sure what the difference is, especially as typically the cylinder cooking times are quite a lot less?...

Gelatin vs. Agar agar

Some recipes use gelatin and other agar agar. It seams that the one using gelatin is put directly into the sifon while the gel with agar agar is always blended to make a fluid gel before put in the sif...

Porterhouse

Does anyone know how long to cook a 4kg bit of porterhouse for in a sous vide? And do you put it in an ice bath after cooking or can you put it straight onto the grill?...

Going on a hike....

Going on a hiking/camping trip next week. Would like steak the first night. Wondering if I should do the following. SV steaks. Freeze. Should thaw by first night camp spot. Sear on pan or directly with...

White Chocolate Clouds instructions

I see the ingredients list, but no listing of how much water to dissolve the gelatin in. Does anyone know the correct amount? ...

Using Agar and Kerrageenan for candies

Hi there! I'm trying to create a firm but chewy candy that holds it's shape using agar and kerrageenan instead of gelatin. However, with I'm not super confident about how these two ingredients work and...

Modernist Measurements

So I read the article about measuring ingredients by percentage. ie 0.6% soy lecithin means putting 0.6 grams in 100grams water. But what if I have multiple moderist ingredients? I want to add xanth...

Vacuum sealer recommendation?

Hi everyone, As part of my sous vide birthday bundle my parents got a Ziploc sealer for me. After about 15 uses it has taken a shit and died(blessed up for the water displacement method). Spending a ...

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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.
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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.
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Modernist Ingredients

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

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Spices

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.
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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.
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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.