Mark Dommen, chef-partner of San Francisco’s One Market Restaurant, advises viewers against the wrong turkey-carving approach at Thanksgiving: Do not use a dull knife, do not carve at the dining table (as much as you might want to), and do not hack at your bird willy-nilly. For a full list of dos, watch the video. For CHOW's delicious roasted turkey recipe, click here.
The secret to a gorgeous evenly cooked turkey is trussing. If you want that bird to be the centerpiece at your Friendsgiving table, follow Erika Nakamura (whole animal butcher) as she teaches us this technique. Special thanks to The International Culinary Center
If any region has mastered the art of deep frying food, it’s most certainly the South. Join Ray Lampe, Florida restaurant owner Dr. BBQ, as he takes us through the steps of deep-frying a turkey for your Thanksgiving Day meal!