Nathan Myhrvold on Chasing His Mother and the Mother of Invention

Ready for seconds.
Ready for seconds. Photo: Melissa Hom

“When I was nine years old, I told my mother I was going to cook Thanksgiving dinner, chased her out of the kitchen, and cooked the whole dinner.” —Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Cuisine at Home mastermind Nathan Myhrvold was always fairly ambitious. [CNN, Earlier]