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Cooking Issues on the Radio

July 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Howdy readers! The Cooking Issues radio show on Heritage Radio Network will be on haitus this week, so please save up your questions for next Tuesday’s show at noon (July 13). If you can’t call us live, email Nastassia with your questions at nlopez@frenchculinary.com and we’ll try to get to as many as we can on air.  […]

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Stretch Today, Gone Tomorrow: Potato Ice Cream 2

June 30th, 2010 · 30 Comments · Uncategorized

by Dave Arnold We  love our stretchy potato ice cream. Read about it here. Our interns enjoy dipping it in liquid nitrogen: Here’s  the recipe.  We use sous-vide, but you can make this ice cream base traditionally, too. Ingredients: 250 ml milk (cold) 250 ml cream (cold) 160 grams sugar (cold, if possible) 1.5 vanilla beans, scraped 2.5 grams salt 5 egg yolks (cold) […]

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Manna Update: Candygram

June 29th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

by Dave Arnold I recently posted on manna, the stuff that God sent to the Israelites in the Bible.  You can read the post here, or read the New York Times article I wrote here.  Manna isn’t one single thing, it is a category of foods –sweet to the taste and providential in nature.  Most […]

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Radio Gaga: Dave Gets an Internet Radio Show

June 28th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

Starting tomorrow at 12 noon Eastern Standard Time (US), Dave will host Cooking Issues with Dave Arnold, a 45-minute long call-in show on the Heritage Radio Network.  He’ll be doing the show every Tuesday at noon. Anyone can call in to the show and talk about their cooking issues.  The questions don’t need to be […]

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Big Pimpin: My New Buchi, and the Buchi-Cooking Issues Summit

June 28th, 2010 · 27 Comments · Uncategorized

by Dave Arnold The Buchi corporation invented rotary evaporation, and rotary evaporators. They design their machines to remove solvents from chemicals in a laboratory setting. Because rotovaps distill gently at low temperature under vacuum, they happen to also be good at preserving flavors — much better than traditional distillation. The rotovap lets you make uncooked […]

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Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Skoal

June 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

After Friday’s show, we skoaled Jimmy Fallon:  And his bad-ass house band, The Roots:

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Mixing it Up in London

June 14th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

posted by Nastassia Lopez We’re here in Islington, London where Dave was invited to demo in Bar 10’s London Cocktail Summit.  When we return to New York, Dave will publish our new tests on stretchy ice cream and write another installment for Cooking Issues’ mammoth Sous Vide Primer.  Until then, here’s a look at what’s going on in London. […]

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Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

June 12th, 2010 · 13 Comments · Uncategorized

  Check out Friday night’s episode here!

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They’re Going to Put Me in the Movies

June 11th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

Howdy Readers! If you get back from the bar in time, we’re going to be mixing drinks on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight at 12:35am EST on NBC.  We’ll have the video up on the blog tomorrow.

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Anytime it Rains it Rains… Manna From Heaven

June 9th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

by Dave Arnold Today I had my first article published in the New York Times, and it’s on  manna.  Yes, like manna from heaven.  Here is the link. Below is a short  post  with some additional information. The first part is (mostly) a quote from the article.  For the full skinny go to the NY times website. The […]

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