Steve Dombek

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The Food Lab: How to Make Stuffing-Flavored Potato Chips

Thinking I'll skip the MSG and fry these in tallow, or better yet schmaltz if I can get my hands on enough of it.

AHT Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

Hard to pick a favorite, but I have soft spot for the burgers at Shady Glen in Manchester, CT. The meat is overlapped on all sides with cheese slices that get crispy on the griddle. A good throwback place that's been open since the 40s.

Ask The Food Lab Anything, Thanksgiving Edition

Any thoughts on modifying your Ultra-Crispy Roast Potatoes to use a deep fryer in place of the roasting step? I can see a few possible benefits--browning on all sides at once, faster cooking time, and freeing up more space in the oven for other side dishes. Any recommendations on time and temp?