Thanksgiving is here, and we know that you probably have turkey on the brain. We're here for all your last-minute Thanksgiving questions! How do I cook this turkey? How do I make gravy? I still need a mashed potato recipe!
Here are our best recipes and guides to Turkey Day. We have simple recipes for spiced cranberry sauce and a basic turkey gravy, not to mention Golden Mashed Potatoes and Classic Sage & Onion Stuffing. There's butternut squash soup with sage and apple, and the best Brussels sprout salad you've ever had. On the turkey side, we show you how to take the turkey's temperature and roast it to golden, crackling perfection. If you have a last-minute question, the answer is probably here.
So, we've showed you how to choose a turkey, and how to roast it. But how to carve it? In this quick video, Maxwell Ryan, our cofounder and CEO, shows you how to slice up that big bird! He gets it all done in just one minute thanks to the magic of video (it's ok if it takes you a little longer!). One minute, five minutes, ten minutes — it doesn't really matter how long it takes to carve the turkey; but in the end, we think this tutorial will help it go just a bit smoother.
Ready to get your carving skills on? Follow along!
All right, folks. Thanksgiving is upon us. What are your plans? Are you starting your turkey brine today? Or your rolls? Are you trying new things, or sticking the old favorites? This thread is all for you — discuss your meal amongst yourselves! We'll pop in too and offer advice if you have burning questions. Let's get this holiday done together!
For over a year now, we've been talking with cooking experts (chefs and cooks, cookbook authors, food writers, recipe developers) about what they feel are their top five essential things a home cook should know, do, own, or understand in order to be a great cook.
In honor of the Big Feast day tomorrow, we combed our Expert Essentials archives, pulling out nuggets of kitchen wisdom to help you make it though your cooking marathon with body and mind intact. Read on for our special Thanksgiving edition, with appearances from Deborah Madison, Yotam Ottolenghi, Nigel Slater, and more of our favorite voices in the kitchen.