Paul Katz

@paulkatz | I like tech, travel, and food - but not always in that order. Official Flipboarder since 2011.

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Cookbooks

The Ginger-Scallion Sauce I Put On Everything

If I starred on an MTV show, it'd be <i>True Life: I'm Addicted to Ginger-Scallion Sauce</i>. This obsession started when I first tried it at Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York City, but didn't fully bloom until I made it at home recently. The salty, tangy, just-oniony-enough (official culinary term) sauce cuts …

Cooking

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Shrimp

Shrimp cooked by traditional methods can be fantastic, but nailing the perfect temperature requires precision. Let them cook just a few seconds too long—whether poaching, searing, or grilling—and they go from tender and plump to rubbery and tough. With a sous vide cooker, you don't have this issue …

Cooking

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Food & Dining

10 Sous-Vide Recipes to Try ASAP

Time to meet the most game changing food trend of 2017: Sous-vide cooking. It’s a fancy French technique that involves sealing your food in a plastic …

15 Sous Vide Recipes to Up Your Weeknight Dinner Game

When it comes to making weeknight dinners more exciting, there are times when no amount of Pinterest scrolling can get your creative juices flowing. When the slow cooker regained crazy popularity, everyone rejoiced at the fact that there were thousands of new recipes to play with (even slow cooker …

The Ultimate Guide to Making Crispy, Amber-Hued Peking Duck at Home

Imagine the best Peking Duck you’ve ever had. That crispy, amber-toned skin. That juicy, melt-in-your-mouth breast meat. Those **deeply nuanced**, …

Food & Dining

Oral History: “It smelled like death”: An oral history of the Double Dare obstacle course

When <i>Double Dare</i> premiered in 1986, it became an instant kid-friendly sensation. Hosted by Marc Summers, the gak-soaked Nickelodeon game show aired in some form or another on the network until 1993. Although the show would return years later as <i>Double Dare 2000</i> with host Jason Harris, the Summers …

Fad or Future: Escaping Reality in Virtual Reality Tech

Why neuroscientists and other experts agree that mixed reality is evolving, not disruptive.<p>I consider myself a "tech skeptic" - one who really needs to see that technology fits or facilitates an inborn desire to do something and has the potential to convert for brands or developers. Without both, …

Virtual Reality

Parents can meet unborn children for first time in 3D virtual reality

Seeing a baby in the womb for the first time on an ultrasound is a magical moment for most parents.<p>But a groundbreaking new scanning technology is allowing mothers and fathers to meet their unborn children in three dimensional virtual reality for the very first time.<p>The technique works by merging …

Virtual Reality

Sous Vide Glazed Carrots Recipe

Why It Works<p>You'll never eat a more carrot-y carrot.<p>at 183°F, carrots will soften but not turn mushy.<br>• Cooking carrots sous-vide cooks them in their own juices, packing them with intense carrot flavor.<br>• Tossing the carrots in the skillet for a couple minutes after cooking glazes them in their reduced …

Perfectly Cooked Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin

<b>Perfectly Cooked Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin</b><p>Some would argue that tenderloin is the king of steaks. I personally prefer fattier cuts like Rib-eye, but …

BBQ

Outkast - Prototype (AceMyth Remix)

Are ordinary people able to self-organize?

Elinor C. Ostrom, the first female Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, believed that people are perfectly capable of taking control of decisions …

The Best Caesar Salad Recipe

This recipe appears in:<p>The Food Lab: The Best Caesar Salad<p><b>Note:</b> Anchovies and Worcestershire sauce amounts can be varied according to taste. This recipe will make more dressing than you need for four servings. Extra dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.<p>Every recipe we publish …

8 Gravy Recipes That Bring Us Joy Recipe

Food Innovation Group: Bon Appétit and Epicurious<p>© 2016 Condé Nast. All rights reserved<p>Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (effective 1/2/2014) and Privacy Policy (effective 1/2/2014).<p>The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or …

How VR Horror Games Mess With Your Head

I'm wandering through a dark house in <i>Resident Evil 7</i>, waiting for the jump scare. I know it's going to happen – the signs are there. In the kitchen, …

Virtual Reality

Oysters, Cloaked in Potatoes and Cream

In Britain, not all savory pies are alike. Some are wrapped in pastry while others are topped with “mash,” the affectionate nickname for mashed potatoes. There is cottage pie (mash-covered minced beef stew) and shepherd’s pie (the same thing, but with lamb). And there is fish pie, the inspiration …

The Ultimate Ice Cream Glossary, A to Z - Eater

But <b>what is ice cream</b>, as its most basic? American-style ice cream is a base of cream, milk, sugar, and often eggs that is cooked, cooled, and then churned in a frozen container until it partially freezes while air is incorporated, yielding a frozen but creamy treat. The ratio of dairy fat to sugar …

These Glazed Shallots Are Thanksgiving's Sleeper Hit

<i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. Every day this week, we’ll be bringing you a Thanksgiving side everyone will love. Today, senior associate</i> …

Uber, But for Millennials Who Want Orchestras in Their Living Rooms

It was a Wednesday night in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and 40 people—mostly millennials—sat cross-legged on a cramped living …

Millennials

Timpano Recipe: 5 Tips for a Fabulous Feast

Ever hosted a big group for a special occasion (other than the holidays) and wondered: Now what <i>should</i> I cook?<p>Recently, grandparents, aunts, and …

How Universal Orlando's New Haunted House Is Pushing VR Tech To Its Limits

I'm a New York-based writer and entrepreneur. I appear on a few shows on the Travel, Science, History, Discovery, and Nat Geo channels. I also write for numerous publications, including Forbes. As a writer, I'm interested in the intersection between technology, human experience, design, and …

Virtual Reality

Why 'Roomscale' Is The Most Important Concept In VR

I'm a New York-based writer and entrepreneur. I appear on a few shows on the Travel, Science, History, Discovery, and Nat Geo channels. I also write for numerous publications, including Forbes. As a writer, I'm interested in the intersection between technology, human experience, design, and …

Virtual Reality

First Look at Valve’s New VR Controller Prototype

Today at the Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle, Valve is showing off brand new prototypes of its Steam VR controllers.Today’s HTC Vive controllers …

Virtual Reality

The Burger Lab: Recreating the Spotted Pig's Chargrilled Burger at Home

This week witnessed the serendipitous alignment of three events. <b>First</b>, my shady real estate company decided that the building immediately adjacent to my deck has been sufficiently torn down to allow the dust to finally settle for a couple of days. <b>Second</b>, temperatures reached a record high, allowing …

Goat Leg Osso Buco Sous Vide

Americans are squeamish about their meats. When I lived in Italy it was no problem finding horse, rabbit and goat meat, in fact it was the norm. I …

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>Ingredients<p>4 Servings<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<br>• 2 dried chiles de árbol<br>• 1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<br>• 1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<br>• Kosher salt, freshly ground …

Recipes

James Beard's Favorite Hamburger

Pat the meat into a rather flat cake. Grate the onion directly into the center. Add the salt and pepper and carefully spoon the heavy cream into it. …

Cooking

Sous Vide Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary

Sous Vide Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary<p>Yield: about 2 quarts<p>Prep Time: 25 minutes<p>Cook Time: 2 hours<p>Total Time: 2 hours, 25 minutes<p><i>Smooth,</i> …

Vegetables