Inadvertent lower-fat lemon curd tarts

To use up the leftover antique puff pastry, I decided to make little tarts with sous vide lemon curd. There are lots of sous vide lemon curd recipes out there but I based mine this one, using a ziploc bag instead of a mason jar as the cooking vessel. That way I could just cut a […]

Modernist pork tenderloin Wellington for Xmas dinner

For Christmas dinner, I decided to do a modernist pork tenderloin Wellington. Two things make it “modernist” Meat glue to form the tenderloin into the desired shape Sous vide precook so the pork won’t be too rare inside the pastry We bought a 1.5 lb pork tenderloin. Like all tenderloins, this comes in an inconvenient shape for […]

Happy Hollidays

Love this tweet from Jon Eisen! Merry Christmas to all, and may you keep all your New Year’s resolutions. Happy Hollidays — Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) December 25, 2015

Procrastinators Thanksgiving Dinner part 3

I never got around to making the final post of this set. So, here, before doing a Xmas dinner post, is the last part of my procrastinator’s Thanksgiving. Pie is done. Dressing is done. Cranberry relish is done. Spatchcock cooking time estimates are much faster than traditional, so I was able to take a bit […]