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Use This Alexa Skill to Get the Perfect Brine on Your Thanksgiving Turkey

If you’re on the hook for turkey duty this Thanksgiving and you’re freaking out, Amazon is here to help. The same company that will happily sell you a turkey over the internet can teach you how to prepare it, too, thanks to a new Alexa skill from Morton Salt.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Popeyes’ Cajun turkey is tastier than whatever you’re roasting this Thanksgiving

I just about fell out of my chair when a colleague suggested turkey meat tastes better than chicken. Taste is subjective, but still, the clean neutrality of chicken is more delicious (and versatile) than the gamey undertones you get with turkey. At the risk of heresy, I’m of the opinion Thanksgiving dinner is the…Read more… […]

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How to Make Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, and Gravy in One Instant Pot

Thanksgiving dinner is a whole production but, if you’re only serving a couple of people, or just want to taste some holiday flavors in say, July, you can use your Instant Pot to put together an elegant, delicious meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy in under an hour.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Turn Even the Driest Turkey Into a Delicious Spread 

Though I have full confidence in your ability to serve a moist and flavorful turkey this Thanksgiving, mistakes do happen, and portions of that thermodynamic nightmare bird might be a little on the dry side. If you find yourself with a bit of tough, desiccated meat, don’t despair; you can transform it into a tasty,…Read […]

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Choose Taste Over Looks When Cooking Your Turkey

As a person who sometimes eats “for the ‘gram,” I understand the desire to have an aggressively photogenic Thanksgiving spread. And, while I’m all for pretty fluting on pie crusts and perfectly placed marshmallows on sweet potato casserole, I must urge you to embrace an ugly—or at least deconstructed—turkey.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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These Confit Turkey Legs Taste Like the Renaissance Faire

Hello friends, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. This week’s episode finds us talking turkey (because that’s all us food writers can talk about right now), specifically turkey legs.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Are Your Must-Have, Non-Negotiable Thanksgiving Dishes?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I’d like to talk to you about Thanksgiving day deal-breakers—you know, the things that simply must be on the table, lest you lose your mind.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Serve an Entire Thanksgiving Meal as a Casserole

Hello, and welcome to Will It Casserole?, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious layered creations. This week we’re serving up an entire Thanksgiving meal in one dish, and it is glorious, my friends.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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A Whole Smoked Turkey is the Best Choice for a Lazy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving chefs fall into two main camps: turkey purists who love performing various forms of fat and sodium-based alchemy on their birds, and turkey-hating punks excited to serve anything but. Somewhere in the middle are lazy people who like turkey, but not the effort it requires. There’s one protein that will…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Set Yourself up for Thanksgiving Success with a Kosher Turkey

Thanksgiving is a bizarre holiday for a wealth of reasons, and the whole turkey thing might be the strangest. As evidenced by thousands of recipes urging you to brine, rub, spatchcock, smoke, or even deep-fry the ritual bird in the name of improved palatability, turkey’s a protein that needs a lot of coaxing. The…Read more… […]

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Arby’s Celebrates Game of Thrones Finale With… Turkey Legs?

Starting Sunday, August 27 at limited locations across the U.S., Arby’s is going to be selling big honking turkey legs. Just handing meat-covered bones out the drive-through window. Here is your meat covered bone, sirrah. Now get thee hither to yon Game of Thrones finale. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Arby’s Celebrates Game of Thrones Finale With… Turkey Legs?

Starting Sunday, August 27 at limited locations across the U.S., Arby’s is going to be selling big honking turkey legs. Just handing meat-covered bones out the drive-through window. Here is your meat covered bone, sirrah. Now get thee hither to yon Game of Thrones finale. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Evolution Will No Longer Be Taught in Turkish Schools

Claiming that evolution is “debatable, controversial, and too complicated for students,” Turkey’s board of education has decided to stop teaching Darwinian natural selection in its schools. The move has infuriated the country’s secular opposition, but it could embolden other countries to do the same.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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