Like Arsenio Hall, ice bars are another '90s phenomenon making a comeback. Read more >
Sweet potatoes are ubiquitous around the holidays, but there are good reasons—beyond the fact that they're delicious—to make them a year-round staple. Because they contain tons of vitamins A and C and have anti-inflammatory properties, sweet potatoes can add a nutrient boost to all kinds of foods, from crispy hot latkes to cool panna cotta. Here, 15 smart ways to use them. Read more >
Four years ago, F&W sent David Chang (then an F&W Best New Chef 2006, today a BNC All-Star) into a kitchen stocked with Thanksgiving leftovers. He emerged with a lineup of ultra-genius recipes that repurposed seemingly-uninspiring ingredients like cold potatoes and green beans into crispy, flavorful dishes like mashed-potato spring rolls. He even drafted Momofuku pastry chef Christina Tosi to incorporate leftovers into two stunning desserts. Here are the innovative recipes.
There are plenty of ways to get a jump on Thanksgiving cooking. This classic sausage-and-bread stuffing can be assembled today, refrigerated overnight and then baked until the top is brown and crispy right before serving. Here, 20 dishes to make today.
Pie is an obvious—and delicious—use for apples, but there are so many other things to make with this versatile fruit. Here are tips for preparing dumplings, a savory soup and more exceptional apple dishes. Read more >
Are you one of the geniuses who will be frying up latkes as a starch this Thanksgiving? In a serendipitous collision on the holiday calendar, November 28 is also the first night of Hanukkah and, frankly, now that the idea has been presented, eating latkes on Thanksgiving should become as much of a tradition as cranberry sauce and gravy. Whenever you eat them this winter, here are some ingenious tips from Kay Chun of F&W’s Test Kitchen. Read more >
Soup is not the greatest party food for a crowd—it spills on the way from the kitchen, and it gets cold while you wait for everyone to be served. Hors d'oeuvres, on the other hand, offer immediate gratification. Read more >
Instead of serving just one green vegetable and feeling like you've got it covered, try an explosion of greens with different textures and flavors that all go together. Read more >
There are, of course, an infinite number of ways to screw up Thanksgiving. You can bring your biological parents unannounced; you can make inappropriate jokes about the recently deceased; you can look bad, smell funny, or take all the scalloped potato crust, leaving just white mush for everybody else. But this being Food & Wine, I will stick to cooking mishaps. Any of these can easily happen, even to an experienced cook, and most of them have at one time or another. So be vigilant! Read more >
Earlier today, F&W’s editor-in-chief Dana Cowin hosted a Thanksgiving-packed hour on Sirius XM’s Stars 106 with guests Aaron Sanchez, Dorie Greenspan, Jonathan Waxman and F&W wine guru Ray Isle. During the show, Dana and her guests took calls, answered questions and shared brilliant Thanksgiving tips. The show will be rebroadcast this Saturday at 9 a.m. EST, Sunday at noon EST and next Tuesday at 11 a.m. EST. In the meantime, here are a few of the best tidbits from the show. READ MORE >>