I've lately gotten in the habit of heading into Oakland chinatown for the occasional meal, and keep seeing good prices on "chinese" vegetables (yard long beans, on choy, etc...). Does any one have any recommendations on where to shop in the area ?
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!
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.
If any region has mastered the art of deep frying food, it’s most certainly the South. Join Ray Lampe, Florida restaurant owner Dr. BBQ, as he takes us through the steps of deep-frying a turkey for your Thanksgiving Day meal!
This Creole classic was actually designed for the dried kidney bean—an inexpensive staple that could simmer away while Monday’s wash gets done, with a hunk of pork or sausage from Sunday night’s supper.