THANKSGIVING DRINK: Ginger Martini

There’s one day left to buy the fixings for a special Thanksgiving Cocktail. Make a Ginger Martini with Ginger Soother (from The Ginger People, available at Whole Foods Markets) or use ginger syrup (recipe provided). Or go for a Crantini (a cranberry martini). For a non-alcoholic drink, serve ginger beer. It’s much more robust and…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Roast A Turkey

  Just two days to go until Thanksgiving! If you’re in charge of roasting the turkey and want a refresher course, Chef Scott Cutaneo shows you how to make a perfectly moist, roast turkey. Chef Cutaneo works with a brined turkey. While this step is optional, if you have the time to include brining, the…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Nudo Infused Olive Oil

Delicious olive oil from Nudo, crushed with your choice of six different fruits or herbs. All it needs is a bow. Photo courtesy Nudo-Italia.com. Nudo means “bare” in Italian, referring to the extra-virgin olive oil that fills each attractive can. But what we like best about Nudo is not the bare oil (which is lovely)…
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RECIPE TEST: Chicken With Corn Flakes Recipe

[1] This elegant version of cornflake-coated chicken is by Kim at Ordinary Recipes Made Gourmet. Here’s the recipe. [2] The winner: Corn Flakes (photo courtesy Kellogg).   A few days ago we wrote about the superiority of panko, Japanese breadcrumbs, over American breadcrumbs. Yesterday, munching on some Corn Flakes for breakfast, we noticed the cornflake-crusted…
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