Tag Archives: Microsoft

• Want that wine to taste better? Add a pinch of this.

Want that wine to taste better? Add a pinch of this.

Nathan Myhrvold, Microsoft’s former chief strategist and chief technology officer, has a tip to make a glass of red wine taste better: Add a pinch of salt. Myhrvold — who holds degrees in mathematics, geophysics and space physics from UCLA, a doctorate in theoretical and mathematical physics and a master’s degree in mathematical economics from […]

• Decanting Wine In A Blender. You Heard Right.

Decanting Wine In A Blender. You Heard Right.

Don’t blame me. Blame Nathan Myhrvold. Last year, the chef and former Microsoft chief technology officer released “Modernist Cuisine at Home” (The Cooking Lab; $140; 456 pages), a scientific cooking tome that teaches intrepid home cooks to emulsify and sous vide in the comfort of their own kitchens. In it, Myhrvold declares that the best […]