On Sunday night (March 28), food blog Food52 is hosting a supper hour, during which you can cook alongside your friends and family (and perhaps even learn something from fellow cooking aficionados who happen to be complete strangers) via Hot Potato, which allows you to share notes, videos, and photos around events in real time. Think of it as participating in a little dinner-making party without having to clean up after anyone else. Food52 will be making risotto using recipes from its "Your Best Risotto" contest finalists.
to access the event from your iPhone (and get a reminder for when it's
time to start). You can participate by cooking ― sharing your comments,
questions, videos, and photos ― or just follow along to learn from
This particular event starts at 7 p.m. EST, which is a tad early for
many of us in S.F. But that's just an excuse for us to create our own
supper night, right? (Do it.) That's kind of the spirit of Hot Potato,
really. Whether it's cooking or watching Lost
or going to a party, it's more fun with a backchannel that makes it
feel like you're all in the same room. Even when you're not.