This week a year ago was packed wall-to-wall with good stuff! There was all manner of Thanksgiving coverage, with recipes for tofu loaf and holiday side dishes; there was turkey help (how to break down a whole turkey, for instance); and there were thoughts on how to have a frugal yet festive holiday. There were pies, carrot flowers, potato recipes, slow-cooked bolognese sauce, and a spotlight on open storage. This and more below!• On meeting Jamie Oliver
• A peek into kitchens with open storage done well.
• Pie! How to make pie crust from scratch.
• Want some non-Thanksgiving fare? Slow-cooked bolognese sauce plus brown sugar cornmeal cobbler topping.
• Good things for the Thanksgiving table: Rosemary roasted cashews, tofu loaf, great Thanksgiving side dishes, and white potato and sweet potato recipes.
• On eating bone marrow.
• Turkey help: How to cut up a turkey and the food science behind white and dark meat.
• A peek into Tyler Florence's kitchen.
• Tips for a frugal yet festive holiday.
• An easy holiday cocktail: The Poinsettia.
• Pretty centerpieces made with paper flowers.
• Are there any wall-mounted storage options for flatware?
• All about nutmeg: A spotlight on nutmeg, fresh vs. ground nutmeg, and our favorite nutmeg grater.
• How to ripen green tomatoes and make carrot flowers.
• See the whole archive from this week one year ago.
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