Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks, makes smart points about heat and baking that, if taken to heart, will undoubtedly result in the most perfect chocolate chip cookies ever. Start testing his concepts with this recipe.
With the holidays approaching, MDRN KTCHN host Scott Heimendinger breaks down whether it's really worth springing for those expensive copper pans as a gift for your favorite cook. As a bonus, he also lays out the science behind heat transfer, so that you can get your food cooked evenly every time. Want to learn more? Come back every Sunday for a new episode of MDRN KTCHN, and check out Modernist Cuisine's new cookbook, Modernist Cuisine at Home!