A gift you made yourself is one of the most thoughtful things you can give for the holidays. Problem is, by the time you start thinking about it, there's rarely enough time left to complete the task! But in this episode of MDRN KTCHN, host Scott Heimendinger shows you how to use a whipping siphon to create instant infusions of candy cane vodka, herb and garlic olive oil, and vanilla-and-spice maple syrup. For the full recipes, click here. 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!
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Red Velvet Cake
Red velvet cake is festive, fine-crumbed, moist, and delicious with cream cheese frosting. Read more.
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