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The Professional Chef for iPad
For the last decade, the chefs at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) have been publishing The Professional Chef, an industry-standard textbook for aspiring cooks. Now available on the iPad, the significant volume has been given a much more...
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Beta620 "An openly experimental newsroom," Beta620 is the New York Times' new platform for interactive and other projects, suggesting a new, unprecedented level of transparency for the brand. 2. Glow-in-the-Dark Jeans The ultimate club-goer...
Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Desmond Payne
by Michael Tyburski In this video, Beefeater Master Distiller Desmond Payne lets us in on some of his more unusual approaches to finding inspiration, and helps fill in the backstory of how the gin's 2010 launch, 24, came to be. Stay tuned for our...
Apartment Therapy's Big Book of Small, Cool Spaces
New York interior designer and Apartment Therapy co-founder Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan shows real-world solutions when square footage isn't on your side in the new book "Apartment Therapy's Big Book of Small, Cool Spaces," which documents his travels...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: How to Make Kim Chee
by Gregory MitnickFor this video we visited our friend Tim's grandma, Yu Um Chon, at her home in New York where she showed us how she makes Kim Chee. As one of dwindling numbers of Koreans who still make the spicy pickled staple themselves, she explained...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: How to Make a Burton Snowboard
by Gregory MitnickTraveling to Burlington, Vermont, our video visits Burton's snowboard manufacturing center to learn about their handmade process and prototyping techniques. Chris Doyle, the brand's "mad scientist" who's worked with founder Jake Burton...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Veuve Clicquot
We were recently invited out to Madame Clicquot's estate in Reims, France to learn about the process of making her Veuve Clicquot bubbly. In between boat and helicopter rides, we visited their vineyards and labs with their cellar masters for a behind...
How To Fly A Plane
Having an idea about How To Fly A Plane has got to be a handy thing, which is why my eyes were drawn to the giveaway title on the front of this new book. It's not a manual, more an introduction to the basics of taking off, flying and landing in...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: How to Make Tofu
150g Dried Soy Beans : 2g Calcium Sulfate (aka Gypsum, used for wine/beer making) water Soak beans in water overnight. Place the beans in a blender, adding water until they're covered (about 1" above the bean level). Blend for two minutes until...