Many thanks to J. Kenji López-Alt for "boiling and peeling hundreds of eggs" to learn the best way to make a boiled egg so the shell doesn't stick. His finding: "For the most evenly cooked, tender hard boiled eggs, forget the boiling water, use a steamer instead."
Mom put this lid over a glass bowl and nuked the shit out of that rice for 20 minutes. I’m pretty sure there was water in there. It was effortless and perfect. These are easy to clean, amazingly reusable, wonderful in place of plastic wrap over a bowl and all kinds of great as a […]
Smoking my dinner is the latest in slow ‘n low cooking for me. My brother, the actual bonafide chef in the family, got me addicted to smoking meat. While I’ve long been an enthusiast of sous-vide cooking, Brother Ben swears by his offset smoker. After visiting with his family for a bit, and eating a […]
The classic pressure cooker was the instant pot before there was an instant pot. Want to turn shoe-leather style brisket into a wonderful pulled-beef sandwich filling in 25 minutes? Get out the pressure cooker. Simply throw food in the pot, make sure you’ve got a good seal, and let it cook. This pressure cooker easily […]
If there’s one thing that stayed consistent through the last decade or so of tech industry turmoil, it’s the love affair between techies and Linux. There’s just a ton you can do with the OS, and its open-source format means you can customize your rig from the ground up. Apparently not content with that level […]
Accidents happen. And when they do, you’re going to want a dash cam for a second pair of eyes. At the minimum, a decent dash cam can save you vast sums of time and money in case of an accident. But a really good dash cam can do a whole lot more. Here are six […]
The field of data analytics is growing as fast as the internet itself. Self-driving cars, airline pricing, and huge marketing campaigns are all driven by the insights that data scientists can distill out of vast sums of information. Even with the help of powerful software like Python, it’s a highly skilled position. But those skills […]