The microwave is known for its versatility and ubiquity. Eggs happen to share this reputation, and it turns out the two are perfect for each other. In this CHOW Tip, Deborah Lewis of CHOW.com demonstrates the techniques for cooking scrambled, sunny-side up, and poached eggs in the microwave. (And here's how to make a brownie in the microwave, plus crunchy potato chips.)
In the latest episode of Roots, Jason Stratton tells how he went from studying avant-garde poetry in Spain to becoming the award-winning chef of Seattle's Spinasse, Artusi, and Aragona. Roots takes a deep biographical look into the world's most influential chefs to reveal their inspirations, Ancestry.com style except not really. **UPDATE: Stratton recently announced his departure from his killer restaurants, citing a need for a sabbatical out in the great wide world. Dude is gonna read some books and nod thoughtfully at art like whoa.
Covers tells a restaurant's story through its numbers. Here, Chefs Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza reveal the stats behind their James Beard Award–winning restaurant State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.
Started From - Umber Ahmad
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.