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The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

Smoked Turkey(or any smoked poultry for that matter) = inedible skin (leather like). While I smoke a bird every year that is the only trade off. I even "smoke" in a WSM at a fairly higher temp - 350* If you have a method that delivers a non-inedible skin, please share.

Bacon-JalapeƱo Stovetop Mac and Cheese

We must has vastly different definitions of being 'drunk' !

How to Make the Crispiest Pan-Seared Fish Skin

Not getting the point of the knife/drying step. I can dry my windshield just as effectively with towels. Im not seeing what it does over a few layers of paper towels.

Does the pressure release moisture trapped beneath the surface?

Sous-Vide Barbecue Pork Ribs

This is is a fantastic procedure that allows you to basically have ribs on the table at any given time with in a 5 - 15min window (something that is impossible when smoking ribs the traditional way) while giving the same results that only a competitive judge would maybe taste the difference.

That being said. I have a feeling the purist's gloves will be coming off soon....

How to Make Pan Con Tomate, the Easiest Spanish Tapa Around

Few, but fresh ingredients always equal a sum greater than it parts. Superb.!

How to Season and Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

@Kenji - I sometimes leave my boards in a warm oven (say 90-100*) for an hour to open up the grains to allow the oil to penetrate more deeply.

Is this worth doing?

Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Thighs (Gluten-Free Karaage)

@ Ideas in food :

"They usually do not shrink back up into nice neat packages. In the Serious Eats Test Kitchen it appears they have. We observe a visual difference. The recipe is the same."

OK ? So Again, do you fry as butterflied thighs, fold them back up, tooth pick them? In the photo, it looks as if it is a regular fried chicken thigh that has not been butterflied . A very ambiguous answer.

Please clarify.

Kenji help!

Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Thighs (Gluten-Free Karaage)

Can someone please explain how you put the thigh back together after it is butterflied before frying?

Love how some recipe authors never follow up on answering questions about the recipe.

Charcoal Versus Gas Grills: The Definitive Guide

@ Kenji - You mentioned infrared; all thing being equal, are there any down sides with infrared? I noticed that the flux rating is 1/2 of most conventional gas. why is that?

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Kenji - You must have bought out Amazon with your testing as the towels are no longer available. Any other source for cheap towels?

The $7,000 Pizza Oven You Don't Need (But Really Wish You Had)

The one question that begs to be asked:
Since it uses Propane as well, how long will a full tank last while producing 800* temps?

Cemitas (Mexican Sesame Seed Sandwich Buns)

@ Kenji
Does the bowl need to be oiled? Its seems really sticky.

Children of the Corn: Baby Corn, Demystified

Can someone please tell me how to stop following individual threads? You get a question answered in one thread and have no reason to follow it anymore, but if you still want to follow another, you're battered with every thread update you have ever replied on.

Children of the Corn: Baby Corn, Demystified

And I like wise...... ?
As mention by Tracy O., is it that US is largest producer regular corn?

The Best Slow-Cooked Tomato Sauce

Just made this - Flawless.
@ kenji - If making a double batch any modifications? or just double everything?

Quick and Easy Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi

@ Kenji - Ok I just made this a it was pretty bland. It was still light airy, but no taste. I used a larger 16 oz container of Calabro and netted 12 oz after reducing water. this was my ingredient :
12 Oz ricotta
8oz AP flour
2 whole eggs
1 1/2 0z Parm cheese
1t salt

Your video showed 8 oz ricotta to 3.5 oz flour (2:1)
Although mine was 12 oz ricotta to 8 oz flour (More than 2:1)
Would that extra flour have made a that much of A difference in the taste even though you mentioned adding 50% more flour would not have any substantial effects?

BTW - every other aspect of this went flawlessly. Moved right along with no issues-even with the paper towels. And the Slow Cooked Tomato sauce was excellent.

The Best Slow-Cooked Tomato Sauce

nevermind, i was looking at the ingredient list

The Best Slow-Cooked Tomato Sauce

Kenji - the recipe does not say how much of the tomatoes to reverse to add at the end.

The Food Lab: The Easiest Way to Make April Bloomfield's Ricotta Gnudi at Home

Was there just last week while on Spring break with the fam. My daughter has these and I had the Burger (it was on my bucket list). One of the better meals of the trip was the general consensus of the 8 people on the trip. Of course the burger was by far the favorite of those who had it (or a taste of it).

Definitely make a point to try the burger, or at least the restaurant if traveling to NYC. If you get there at noon when it opens, there will be no waiting for a table.

How to Clean Out Your Spice Cabinet and Organize it—for Good

@ MAX - What/how you you recommend cleaning your spice(coffee) grinder after grinding more pungent flavors like dries chili's to keep the flavor from becoming part of a batch you use for milder spices? Ive used a T of raw rice or even broken pieces of bread and ground it up to help absorb flavors.

Is there another method since you cant really wash it out?

4 Close-Up, High-Def, Insanely Awesome Shooter's-Style Sandwiches

Kenji - How can this stay out overnight? Isnt 40*-140* the danger zone ?

Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Shooter's-Style Sandwich

ok late to the dance on this, but no one has questioned leaving this out -overinght?! At room temperature? is it a pathogen proof sandwich?

Love Cast Iron Pans? Then You Should Know About Carbon Steel

@ Daniel - For ordering on line, Are the steel pans measurements from across the top (rim to rim) or across the bottom ? Quite a difference between the two.

Homemade Ricotta Ravioli

is that 20 oz of ricotta by volume or weight?

Dried Olive and Miso Shake (The Best Vegan Parmesan Substitute)

I just stripped 3,4" long sprigs of rosemary and didnt even register on my digital scale. Could you please give the amount in TBS (minced)?