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Store-Bought Stuffing Mix Showdown

Serious Eats Jenn Smith 27 comments

The results of the Serious Eats taste test of eight packaged stuffing mixes, along with some suggestions on jazzing up your store-bought stuffing. More

The Perfect Baked Potato

Serious Eats Jenn Smith 5 comments

Maybe the solution to the challenge of simplifying Thanksgiving isn't to look for semi-homemade options, but to tweak the menu so that it requires less work to be fully homemade. What if, for example, you replaced mashed potatoes with perfectly... More

How to Roast a Turkey

Serious Eats Jenn Smith 10 comments

In addition to his new, encyclopedic Cooking, James Peterson has collected tips, culinary advice (how to season a pan, sharpen a knife, freeze clear ice cubes), and basic recipes in What's a Cook to Do. He gives step-by-step carving advice... More

Creamy Corn Soup with Bacon and Cheddar Crostini

Serious Eats Jenn Smith 2 comments

Ed introduced the concept of an assisted Thanksgiving with yesterday's confession of a semi-homemade holiday, and I say, why stop with the big classics of stuffing, sweet potatoes and pie? Nancy Silverton's A Twist of the Wrist collects ideas that... More

Apple Cranberry Crisp with Pecan Topping

Serious Eats Jenn Smith 5 comments

Can a Thanksgiving dessert be made entirely from scratch, but also be easy? I find making pie crusts to be a real challenge, and while there are some good store-bought options, another solution is to avoid pies altogether. This year... More

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