A well-stocked pantry is key to a smooth Thanksgiving dinner! Whether you are serving soul food style or coordinating a gourmet affair, avoid a last minute grocery runs with this list of essential items.
Thawing a frozen turkey sounds like it should be obvious — but there’s a lot that can go wrong. Not thawing your turkey fully, bacteria growth due to improper temperatures, contamination of your turkey, and contamination of your food prep surfaces are all possible when you are trying to prep your bird. Follow this simple step-by-step guide for the safest way to thaw your bird.
Learning how to make a thanksgiving turkey is a skill! This recipe packs all the flavor and juiciness you’d imagine from a deliciously roasted turkey. This guide will walk you through all the important details, complete with a list of tools, tips, and the perfect recipe!
Cast iron can be used for camp fires, in the oven and on the stove. No matter where you use your cast iron, make sure you are taking the right steps to preserve these valuable kitchen tools.
The five mother sauces originate in French cuisine but are the foundation for nearly all of the sauces used around the world. Mastering the sauces, Espagnole, hollandaise, bechamel, velouté, and tomato sauce, are a fundamental part of the culinary arts and will allow you to create hundreds of delicious dishes.
Roux is the base of so many dishes that it is almost impossible to list them all. Basically, if you have a sauce or soup with any hint of french origins, it probably starts with a roux. While it may seem intimidating if you’ve never made roux before, it’s actually quite simple, and mastering it will allow you to make dozens of different types of sauces.
Leftover mashed potatoes may seem uninspired, but they’re actually a great ingredient for a variety of different recipes.
Used in cuisines all over the world, it’s no secret that ribs are one of the most popular cuts of meat. They can be grilled, smoked, roasted, baked, and fried. In this guide, we’ll cover the various types of ribs and break down exactly what makes each one unique.
Onions are a culinary essential to beautiful meals! There are so many different types of onions – all of which are extremely versatile and add plenty of flavor.
There are so many different types of pasta shapes in the world. Whether homemade or store bought, a simple pasta dish is one of the most beloved meals you can prepare.
Canned tomatoes are a great base for stews, soups, and sauces. Tomatoes are blanched, peeled, stewed, then placed into jars – no pressure cooker or water bath necessary! While the process is time-consuming, this is a simple process anyone can do.
Quick pickled red onions are the best way to get a tangy kick to your salads, tacos, burgers and so much more! Use this recipe for any “refrigerator” pickled vegetables. #pickledredonion #pickledvegetables #quickpickling #easy #condiment #redonion