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Molecular Cuisine Starter Kit

lefty

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Amaze your friends.

http://www.molecule-r.com/

This kit includes:

* 5 sets of food-additives:
Agar-agar - 10 sachets of 20g each
Calcium Lactate - 10 sachets of 20g each
Sodium Alginate - 10 sachets of 20g each
Soy Lecithin - 10 sachets of 20g each
Xanthan Gum - 10 sachets of 20g each

* 1 set of tools:
1 syringe
5 pipettes
3 lengths of 18" silicone tubing
1 slotted spoon
1 set of measuring spoons

* 1 DVD with 50 recipe demonstrations included

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Will they sell it to you if you don't have a fauxhawk or multiple tats?
 

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It's actually pretty cheap. only $60. I might get this to play around. Anyone know what else I would need to actually be able to do these techniques?
 

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Originally Posted by kwilkinson
oh dear god no

is it really that bad?
 

Piobaire

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Originally Posted by kwilkinson
oh dear god no

I thought you approved of some of this? At least it's not sous vide, right?
 

Master-Classter

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but wait, there's more!
 

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all for just 19.99 (plus shipping and handling)
 

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in the right hands, used sparingly and to the proper effect, this stuff is amazing. otherwise, as texasjack says, it's just kids playing with chemistry.
 

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Originally Posted by foodguy
in the right hands, used sparingly and to the proper effect, this stuff is amazing. otherwise, as texasjack says, it's just kids playing with chemistry.
Even this may be a little charitable. That said, some few of the additives are very easy to use, and quite useful.
 

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Originally Posted by iammatt
Even this may be a little charitable. That said, some few of the additives are very easy to use, and quite useful.

what part of "foodguy = universal lover" do you not understand?
 

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Originally Posted by iammatt
Even this may be a little charitable. That said, some few of the additives are very easy to use, and quite useful.

I know how much you love the mouthfeel of a good agar gel.
 

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speaking of which ... just got in nathan myhrvold's 6-volume opus on "modernist cooking". 45 pounds, packed in lucite box. $625 (only $467 on amazon!)
 

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