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Reviewing Modernist Cuisine

modernist-cuisine-review-150.pngFood writer Michael Ruhlman attempts to actually review the 2,400 page Modernist Cuisine, and comes away from it "wondering how a book could be mind-crushingly boring, eye-bulgingly riveting, edifying, infuriating, frustrating, fascinating, all in the same moment. Every time I tore myself away from these stunning pages to emerge for air, I had to shake my head so hard my cheeks made Looney Tunes noises." [NYT]