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    An All-Star Thanksgiving Potluck

    Seven top chefs put their delicious spins on a traditional holiday menu. The result? Your best feast ever.

  • Article

    Thankful Turkey Part One: Mashed Potatoes Done Right

    Don't embarrass your turkey with sloppy sides! Follow a few simple tips and tricks for the perfect Thanksgiving day mashed potatoes. Trust me, your turkey will thank you.

  • Video

    How to Use Potato Ricers and Mashers

    Whether you like your mashed potatoes lumpy or smooth, you can control the texture with the type of tool you use. Web Editor Sarah Breckenridge demonstrates how to use a…

  • Menu

    Thanksgiving with an Italian Accent

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

  • Recipe

    Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Shallots

    Crème fraîche lends a tangy creaminess to this traditional holiday favorite, and the sweetness of the caramelized shallots adds additional depth.

  • Article

    Freezing Potato Dishes

    Q: What types of potato dishes freeze well? Which do not and why? Jacqueline Thomas, New York, NY A: Given the nature of the starch in potatoes and the relatively high…

  • Article

    Creative potato ricer

    I adore potatoes, especially when mashed or in gnocchi. But due to limited kitchen space, I don't have room for a potato ricer. Instead, I press cooked potatoes through a…

  • Article

    Keeping mashed potatoes warm

    When mashed potatoes are on the menu, I like to make them first and put them in my slow-cooker. I put the cooker on the sideboard, set it on low,…

  • Recipe

    Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    It might seem like this recipe calls for a lot of garlic and very few potatoes, but boiling and mashing them together with butter and cream delivers just the right…

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    Make the Most of Garlic’s Two Personalities

    Depending on how you cook it, garlic can be mellow and delicate or punchy and assertive

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