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Recipe: Serious Eats’ J. Kenji López-Alt Spatchcocks His Turkey

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Kenji López-Alt - Spatchcocked Turkey

J. Kenji López-Alt, managing culinary director of The Food Lab at Serious Eats, swears by spatchcocking—or butterflying—as the quickest, most even method of cooking turkey.

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Recipe: Susan Volland Masters Holiday Gravy

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Susan Volland

Just in time for Thanksgiving, sauce expert Susan Volland shares her signature recipe for a traditional roux-thickened Holiday Gravy made from pan drippings.

Cookbooks, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Vegan, Vegetarian »

Recipe: Susan Volland’s Savory Meatless (Vegan) Gravy

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Mastering Sauces - Texturizers

Sauce expert Susan Volland’s vegan variation on classic gravy works for most specialty diets and calls for roasted onions and garlic purée.

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Game Day Recipe: Chef David LeFevre’s Cranberry-Kumquat Relish

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Chef David LeFevre of MB Post, Fishing with Dynamite and The Arthur J in Manhattan Beach shares his family recipe for Thanksgiving Cranberry-Kumquat Relish.

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Recipe: Chef Michael Anthony Does Kohlrabi Two Ways

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Crunch Salad of Kohlrabi & Toasted Walnuts CMYK

James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern and Untitled at The Whitney shares two recipes from his recent cookbook: Crunchy Salad of Kohlrabi with Toasted Walnuts and Roasted, Quartered Kohlrabi.

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Recipe: Nicole Rucker’s Rustic Sweet Potato Pie

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During a recent trip to Charleston, South Carolina, Good Food Pie Contest champion and Cofax Coffee chef/co-owner Nicole Rucker fell in love with the sweet potato pies at Martha Lou’s Kitchen. Here, she shares her own version, using baby garnet yams from Rocky Canyon Farms.

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Recipe: Susan Volland’s Really Good Turkey or Chicken Stock

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Soup Stock

Try sauce expert Susan Volland’s recipe for turkey or chicken stock in your Thanksgiving Day dishes, or for Gaby Dalkin’s Turkey Posole.

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Weekly Farmers Market Digest: Garnet Yams

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Garnet Yams - Greg Nauda & Nicole Rucker

Santa Monica Farmers Market Manager Laura Avery speaks to Greg Nauta of Rocky Canyon Farms and Nicole Rucker of Cofax Coffee about how garnet yams are a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu.

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Evan’s Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Try this classic mashed potato recipe from Evan Kleiman this Thanksgiving.

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Domestic Wines to Drink this Thanksgiving

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wine collage

Say the words “Thanksgiving wines” and in response you’ll hear Beaujolais Nouveau. It’s not a bad choice, but why not go full-Patriot and drink domestic this holiday season?