We talked to three culinary luminaries who rose to the top of their field and asked them to share their special Thanksgiving recipes. Below, check out how Thomas Keller, Alice Waters and Tom Douglas prepare their feast.Thomas KellerCourtesy of Deborah JonesKeller, owner of restaurants such as The French...
Pumpkin pie: undeniably delicious, but often lacking a certain something. Pumpkin pie “has always somewhat bored me,” wrote Tieghan Gerard, the inventive cook behind the popular food blog Half Baked Harvest. We concur! After all, you’ve probably had pumpkin pie at every single Thanksgiving for as long as...
As we’re all sitting down to plan our Thanksgiving menus this year, I know lots of them will include some version of green bean casserole. Whether you go the old-school route with canned green beans, condensed cream of mushroom soup and French’s fried onions, or the new-school route...
If you’re tired of finding new, inventive ways to make the same old Thanksgiving turkey taste different, maybe it’s time to revisit your approach. Sure, turkey is traditional, but it’s not the only bird on the block. In fact, there are a host of easily sourced birds that...
If you’ve been to a Trader Joe’s, you know it’s impossible to leave without some kind of treat. With the huge selection and amount of time my wife spends shopping there, we’ve tried them all, from Scandinavian swimmers (their clever take on a Swedish fish), to churro bites...
No plans to cook a big Thanksgiving meal? You could join the 1 in 10 Americans who make restaurant reservations, or you can have turkey and all the fixings delivered right to your door for a home-cooked holiday meal without the cooking.Grocers, gourmet retailers and even fast-casual restaurants...
A recent report from National Geographic and the Climate Action Tracker found that we are far from reaching our 2020 goal of lower emissions.In 2015, the U.S. and 196 other countries signed the Paris climate agreement (which President Donald Trump is now pulling out of) with the goal...
Sweet potatoes are a traditional Thanksgiving side dish for many families. Others prefer yams. But what really is the difference?The short answer: Yams and sweet potatoes are completely different vegetables. No matter what you call them, in reality, most Americans are probably piling sweet potatoes onto their holiday...
Pumpkin season is upon us. Love or or hate it, we’re seeing it everywhere ― in lattes, in desserts, in cereals, in dog treats, in ice cream, in snacks and, my personal favorite, in cocktail mixes. Even George Clooney has jumped on the pumpkin bandwagon ― his team...
With some 2,500 varieties of apple grown in the United States alone, deciding which to use in your next pie can be daunting. According to Gesine Bullock-Prado, author of the baking cookbook “Pie It Forward,” apple shopping doesn’t have to be complicated, but there is no simple answer...