Thanksgiving

November 24, 2015

Why is the Turkey Still Pink?

You’ve covered your bases— the turkey was in the oven with a digital probe, or separated into white and dark meat, and then cooked to the perfect internal temperature. But when you begin carving your bird, you notice the devastating color that is sure to break the hearts of hunger-mad guests moments before Thanksgiving dinner […]

November 25, 2014

Leftovers Survival Guide

Let’s cut to the chase: we look forward to Thanksgiving leftovers almost as much as the formal dinner itself. One of the most emblematic leftover preparations is undoubtedly the post-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich. A delicious amalgamation of last night’s meal, this sandwich is the essence of Thanksgiving between two slices of structurally sound bread. When it […]

November 19, 2014

Building a Better Turkey

When it comes to turkey, there are many different theories about the best way to prepare a bird. The topic can get downright philosophical with every side presenting evidence on behalf of a particular technique, leaving you to exit the fray with over a dozen methods, each one somehow better than the last. While some methods yield far […]

November 21, 2013

A Very Sous Vide Thanksgiving with Modernist Cuisine

This Thanksgiving we are exploring the diverse bounty that cooking sous vide can produce. Call it a bit of a challenge for Modernist diehards, or a joyful homage to a technique we are truly thankful for, but make no mistake: it’s a very sous vide Thanksgiving at Modernist Cuisine. Modernist chefs have embraced sous vide […]

November 20, 2012

Turkey Tips

Stop worrying over your Thanksgiving turkey! Follow our guidelines and you’ll serve up the perfect roasted bird. Place your cursor over the white circles in the photo below to learn everything you need. This movie requires Flash Player 9

November 16, 2012

Thanksgiving, the Modernist Cuisine at Home Way

What better time than Thanksgiving to try out recipes from Modernist Cuisine at Home? To get you started, we put together a menu using recipes from our website and new book. And if you’re not hosting a Turkey-Day feast this year, we hope you’ll bring a dish or two to your friend’s or family’s house. […]

November 23, 2011

Thankgsiving Turkey: An Interactive Inside View

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November 22, 2011

A Brand-New Recipe in Our Library: Carbonated Cranberries

Try this fizzy treat at your next holiday party.

November 11, 2011

New Recipe (and It’s Not from the Book): Thanksgiving Stew

Put all the evocative flavors of this traditional holiday feast into a single bowl of Modernist goodness.

November 22, 2010

A Modernist Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the most food-focused of all U.S. holidays, and much has been written about its traditional centerpiece, the turkey. Rather than mastering the classic interpretation, the recipe in Modernist Cuisine flips it on its head by focusing on refining the flavors of a roasted bird and applying Modernist techniques.

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