Pressure cookers have been around for hundreds of years, but that doesn't mean this old-school kitchen appliance is outdated. In this episode of MDRN KTCHN, Scott Heimendinger breaks down why pressure cookers are an indispensable tool, and shows one of the cool ways that the Modernist Cuisine team uses them to make ultra-caramelized vegetables. 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! Want to make what you just saw? Click here for the full recipe.
Avocados are packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. But have you ever noticed those weird strings?! Sometimes the flesh is a darker brown color, making them easier to see.
Smoky-Sweet BBQ Beef Short Ribs
Beef ribs can stand up to strong flavors. Here, a spicy-sweet rub with chili powder, cumin, cayenne, garlic, and brown sugar coats the meat, which is roasted to tenderness. Finishing on the grill with a smoky chipotle barbecue sauce ensures the meat gets a nice char and the sauce lacquers.
Making the galette crepe with a sunny side up egg, chorizo and avocado cream from Trois Familia in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab.