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Turkey Talk: 'Everyday Food' Thanksgiving

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Every Thanksgiving we check in with food magazine editors around the country to see how they have gone about putting together their Thanksgiving issues. Everyday Food's editor, Deb Puchalla, gave us some insight into how that Martha Stewart–owned mag does Thanksgiving. How did you approach Thanksgiving at Everyday Food this year? We're five-years-old and we've done tactics and strategies, so this year we wanted to do something with feeling. We looked at different regions of the country for inspiration. So we have warm and fuzzy Southern Thanksgiving that's rich and a little heavy, we thought we would give it some energy. More people are guests than cooks at a Thanksgiving meal, so we wanted to have portable dishes. Myself, I'm... More

Turkey Talk: Cook's Illustrated's Chris Kimball

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Every Thanksgiving we check in with food magazine editors around the country to see how they have gone about putting together their Thanksgiving issues. The reductive and obsessive Chris Kimball, founding editor and publisher of Cook's Illustrated and host of America's Test Kitchen, is always refreshingly honest and forthcoming. "I am not in favor of green vegetables. I'm a white, tan, and orange food guy." Your subhead on the pumpkin pie piece in the magazine is fighting words in some quarters: "The best thing about pumpkin pie is that you only have to eat it once a year." Once in awhile we do back and do something again if we learn something about it in the interim. I made our... More

Talking Turkey with Gourmet's Ruth Reichl

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Every Thanksgiving we check in with food magazine editors around the country to see how they have gone about putting together their Thanksgiving issues. Today we talk to Gourmet editor in chief Ruth Reichl. More

Turkey Talk: Bon Appetit's Barbara Fairchild

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Every Thanksgiving we check in with food magazine editors around the country to see how they have gone about putting together their Thanksgiving issues. Leading off this year is Bon Appétit's Barbara Fairchild. The magazine features five approaches to different aspects of the Thanksgiving feast. More

Turkey Talk 2007 With Barbara Fairchild of Bon Appétit

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I spoke to Bon Appétit editor in chief Barbara Fairchild a few days ago about the magazine's Thanksgiving issue. What did I learn? Don't mess with her octogenarian mother's pumpkin pie, which is still as good as pumpkin pie gets. More

Turkey Talk 2007 with Gourmet's Ruth Reichl

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We caught up with Gourmet's editor in chief a few days ago to talk turkey. We found out that there's hell to pay if you bring a dish to her Thanksgiving. Read on to find out what Ruth Reichl is cooking this year. More

Turkey Talk 2007 With Christopher Kimball of Cook's Illustrated

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We caught up with Christopher Kimball, founding editor and publisher of Cook's Illustrated and host of America's Test Kitchen, a couple days ago on the phone to talk turkey (day) with him. It turns out that, among other things, the man hates green beans, and he's not afraid to admit it. More

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