Cooking Issues returns in 2014 with helpful kitchen tips regarding circulators, distillation, koji, and more! Tune into this week's episode to hear Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez discuss clarification techniques, and why you don't want to be in the same room as an exploding circulator. Later, tune in for Dave's home kitchen modification suggestions. Find out why you should install foot pedals for your home sink, and hear why Dave doesn't stack his mixing bowls by size. This program has been brought to you by S. Wallace Edwards & Sons.


"Normal reductions happen at high temperatures, but if you put your substance in a vacuum, you can do reductions at lower temperatures. You get very fresh flavors because you're not blasting it with heat." [31:00]

-- Dave Arnold on Cooking Issues