Wikipedia says that “Molecular gastronomy is a subdiscipline of food science that seeks to investigate, explain and make practical use of the physical and chemical transformations of ingredients that occur while cooking, as well as the social, artistic and technical components of culinary and gastronomic phenomena in general.” Huh?
There are some things, like sandwiches and salads, that you think you should be able to create without a recipe. But then something so great happens that you need to share it with the world, and next thing you know, you're passing a salad recipe out to everyone who will listen to you.
Whether you're a great cook, a self-proclaimed foodie, or a competitive eater in training, you'll love these epicurean-friendly new designs. In fact, our community voting app contains a medley of tools to get you baking, broiling, chopping, and whipping.
The first bloody mary was mixed at the St. Regis in NYC. Mojitos were invented by Cuban sailors. And apparently Mai Tais were first enjoyed in the tropical paradise of Oakland, CA. Unfortunately, some cities aren't lucky enough to have a hometown drink. To help fill this need, we've concocted some cocktails for several identity-starved cities. After all, it's holiday party season, and every city deserves a reason to say cheers. Whether you hail from these cities or not, you can celebrate by toasting with these unique traditions-to-be.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! We've got gift-giving covered, but we're leaving the party planning to other experts. Take a look at some ideas we're building on and borrowing from in order to host the perfect holiday get-together.
If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year or attending a potluck, consider taking inspiration for uncommon foods from a few of our favorite blogs. Who knows, you might end up creating a new tradition by cooking up one of the following dishes!...