Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
How to Make an Easy Pumpkin Pie
You've already cooked a homemade Thanksgiving dinner, so don't wimp out and buy a supermarket pumpkin pie. Our Easy Pumpkin Pie recipe can be made the day before, doesn't require a rolling pin, and has a filling that can be prepared in just a few minutes. The CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary shows you how.
How to Make Pumpkin Pie with Boris Portnoy
Pastry chef Boris Portnoy gives new life to a Thanksgiving cliché. Generic, canned pumpkin pie mix plus freezer-burned pie crust equals fake smiles on the faces of your friends and families. Real smiles come from choosing your own pumpkin—there are many heirloom varieties to pick from—and then customizing and experimenting as you go, using Portnoy’s recipe as a guide.