• Mistakes to Avoid When Making Mashed Potatoes - Tips from The Kitchn

    8 days ago - By The Kitchn

    No Thanksgiving spread is complete without a bowl of buttery, fluffy mashed potatoes. It's a simple dish with few ingredients, but it's the details that can make or break this classic side dish. This is the time to make sure you're doing them right. These are the common mistakes to avoid to ensure success.
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  • How To Make Perfect Mashed Potatoes for Thanksgiving - Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

    8 days ago - By The Kitchn

    Is there nothing more comforting and delicious than mashed potatoes? This warm, creamy, dairy-laden starch might be more of an indulgence than everyday fare these days, but even if you only have them once a year , I say go all out and do it right. Read on for a recipe for classic mashed potatoes, with recommendations for potato type, dairy additions, and mashing methods.
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  • How To Make Perfect Cheesecake - Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

    8 days ago - By The Kitchn

    Cheesecake should never be a source of anything except pure bliss. Not distress. Not frustration. Certainly never tears. Just dreamy, decadent, nonstop bliss.
    So let's break down this whole process into easy pieces. Let's talk about ingredients, water baths, dealing with surface cracks - the whole shebang. Here's a step-by-step recipe that will help you make a creamy, no-fail cheesecake that is everything you ever dreamed it could be.
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  • How To Make Classic Green Bean Casserole - Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

    8 days ago - By The Kitchn

    "Classic" green bean casserole means different things to different people. For some, green bean casserole consists of frozen and canned ingredients, quickly tossed together and baked as the token green vegetable for the Thanksgiving table. Others see green bean casserole as an opportunity to make every component from scratch, using only fresh green beans and making their own mushroom sauce and crispy fried onions. This is the new classic, a middle ground between convenience and comfort, without a sacrifice of quality or flavor.
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