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All of the Alcohol Can Cook Out of a Dish—True or False?

All of the Alcohol Can Cook Out of a Dish—True or False?

If you expected all of the alcohol to evaporate out of your dinner entrée, then you may be in for a surprise. Mark Scarbrough, coau... READ MORE

You Must Thaw Your Frozen Turkey Before Roasting: True or False?

You Must Thaw Your Frozen Turkey Before Roasting: True or False?

Bruce Weinstein, coauthor of , shows that you can actually cook a frozen turkey for Thanksgiving and it will turn out just as well as a th... READ MORE

Eating Turkey Makes You Sleepy: True or False?

Eating Turkey Makes You Sleepy: True or False?

Mark Scarbrough, coauthor of , sets the record straight on the widespread myth that eating turkey makes you sleepy. ... READ MORE

How to Fix a Dried-Out Thanksgiving Turkey Breast

How to Fix a Dried-Out Thanksgiving Turkey Breast

You overcook your Thanksgiving turkey and the breast meat is all dried out. No problem! Roxanne Webber, senior features editor at CHOW.com... READ MORE

How to Quickly Fix an Undercooked Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Quickly Fix an Undercooked Thanksgiving Turkey

You carve into your Thanksgiving turkey and discover that the meat is still raw. You could put the whole bird back in the oven, but it sti... READ MORE

How to Deal with Burnt Marshmallows on Sweet Potato Casserole

How to Deal with Burnt Marshmallows on Sweet Potato Casserole

Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, saves the house from burning down and the sweet potato casserole from ruin all with one simp... READ MORE

The Best Way to Reheat Cold Mashed Potatoes

The Best Way to Reheat Cold Mashed Potatoes

Timing all the dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner can be tricky. Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, has a quick, easy solution to r... READ MORE

Two Easy Ways to Get Stuck Pie Dough Off the Counter

Two Easy Ways to Get Stuck Pie Dough Off the Counter

You floured your counter, but your pie dough stuck anyway. Lisa Lavery, kitchen editorial assistant at CHOW.com, shares two simple ways to... READ MORE

How to Fix Lumpy Gravy

How to Fix Lumpy Gravy

Christine Yue Gallary, associate food editor at CHOW.com, shares three easy ways to fix lumpy gravy. For more Thanksgiving video tips from... READ MORE

Harold McGee Debunks the “Sealing in the Juices” Meat Myth

Harold McGee Debunks the “Sealing in the Juices” Meat Myth

Harold McGee, author of , thinks there is a pretty huge misconception about cooking/searing meat. He sets the record straight in this CHOW... READ MORE