Pressure cookers have been around for hundreds of years, but that doesn't mean this old-school kitchen appliance is outdated.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.
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. Read more.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy