Great Balls of Tea — Details of Spherification

I popped the clumpy mixture into the microwave for 30 seconds and took it just shy of a boil — voila, the sodium alginate clumps broke apart and a whisk finished the job. The resulitng liquid was fairly bubble free and slightly thicker (think maple syrup). […]

Recipe Rant #1: Ingredient List Order Pain

Today’s rant is a little about recipes. We’ll make this one short and to the point and really just hammer on specific part — the order of ingredients.