FRESH ideas: Talking turkey Video

Chef Christine Gardner and CBS 19's Gillian Sheridan talk about some of the common questions that come up at this time of year about properly cooking turkeys.…

Hot Chocolate competition

Let us pause in our busy lives and pay homage to a great man, a man of science, a man of ideas: Sir Hans Sloane. Sloane, who lived from 1660 to 1753, was a man of many accomplishments: He developed an early method of classifying plants; he collected objects that initially made up the bulk of the British Museum.

Thanksgiving creativity: Six ways each with six vegetables

So much of the Thanksgiving menu is mandatory, dictated by personal history and family dynamics: turkey, dressing, cranberries, pumpkin or pecan pie. There’s not much room for a cook to be creative (and neither should there be; it is, after all, a holiday built on tradition).

Egg is the surprise ingredient in these mashed potatoes

Much as I’d like to take credit for this rich version of mashed potatoes, that honor goes to Stanley Tucci. Or rather, to Stanley Tucci’s wife.

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