A science and food geek, Jeff Potter is the author of Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Cooks, and Good Food, which the Washington Post called “one of the most useful books on understanding cooking.”
The Secrets Of Drying Your Food
‘Cooking for Geeks’ author Jeff Potter explains the scientific secrets to making the perfect dehydrated food.
Food Failures: Too Hot In The Kitchen? Try No-Heat Cooking
A hot summer day is no time to turn on the stove. Try these recipes and tricks for cooking with little to no heat.
Do-It-Yourself Liquid Smoke, and Other Kitchen Hacks
Jeff Potter, author of “Cooking for Geeks,” explains how to make sour cream, chocolate bars, rolled oats—and even liquid smoke—from scratch.
Make Your Own Sour Cream and Bittersweet Chocolate
Peel back the layers of how-it’s-made with these recipes from Jeff Potter.
Food Failures: I Scream, You Scream…When We Ruin Our Ice Cream
Jeff Potter, author of “Cooking for Geeks” returns to share homemade ice cream hacks.
The 1-2-3s of Hard-Cooked Eggs
Cooking geek Jeff Potter cracks the code on easy-to-peel, hard-cooked eggs.
Cracking the Egg
There’s a better way to make hard-boiled eggs—and it doesn’t involve boiling.
Recipe: Jeff Potter’s Patent-Violating* Chocolate Chip Cookies
How to make cookies that stay chewy on the inside with crispy outer edges.
Food Failures: Cookie Science Secrets
In this episode, “Cooking for Geeks” author Jeff Potter gives home bakers tips on how to achieve cookie perfection using different sugars, fats, and flours.
How To Avoid ‘Food Failures’ This Thanksgiving
Jeff Potter, author of “Cooking for Geeks,” dishes up a few cooking hacks for Turkey Day.