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  • How-To

    The Trick to Lump-Free Gravy

    Adding a quart of turkey broth to a hot roux can be a recipe for lumpy gravy, but if you whisk it in gradually, you can avoid the lumps and…

  • Article

    Saucy Lumps, and How to Avoid Them

    Lumps in a sauce are the sign of a cook who isn't your grandmother, and is therefore an inferior cook. Learn to avoid the lumps, and be ready for a…

  • Recipe

    Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Double-Mushroom Ragoût

    Roasting the beef at a low temperature cooks the meat slowly and evenly and gives you time to finish preparing the other dishes.

  • Article

    How to Make Gravy for a Brined Turkey

    Pan juices are usually the backbone of turkey gravy, but gravy made only with the juices from a brined bird is bound to come out too salty. Fortunately, there’s a…

  • Recipe

    Dry-Rubbed Roast Turkey with Pan Gravy

    Thanksgiving turkey doesn't get more classic (or simple) than this. This bird is seasoned with a generous salt rub, then sits in the fridge overnight.

  • Recipe

    Double-Mushroom Ragoût

  • How-To

    How to Make Gravy for Brined Turkey

    Brining your Thanksgiving turkey adds lots of flavor but it does have one drawback: salty pan juices. In this video, you'll learn how to make a flavorful herb gravy for a brined turkey using just a touch of the pan juices.

  • How-To

    How to Make Turkey Giblet Broth

    Wondering what to do with the bag of giblets that come with your Thanksgiving turkey? They're perfect for making a simple broth that's the backbone of a flavorful gravy.

  • Menu

    A Southern Thanksgiving Dinner

    Cornbread, collard greens, pecans, sweet potatoes and grits add a touch of Southern flair to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Download a pdf of this menu, including all recipes, shopping list and timeline.

  • Menu

    Thanksgiving with an Italian Accent

    Give thanks with this Italian-inspired feast, enlivened with Parmigiano, pine nuts, and plenty of olive oil.

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