November 23, 2011 Americans' favorite way to eat leftover Thanksgiving turkey is in a sandwich the next day. But this time, think outside the bread: Try tucking turkey into quinoa salad, quesadillas or an egg scramble. Cranberries and mashed potatoes get a second life, too.
November 23, 2011 A cook's secrets are meant to stay in the kitchen — and many chefs feel that their techniques and special ingredients are their own property. Luckily, Chris Kimball of America's Test Kitchen is happy to share his secrets, as he offers tips to make a great Thanksgiving meal.
November 24, 2010 Chris Kimball of 'America's Test Kitchen' shows NPR host Renee Montagne how to re-invent Thanksgiving classics.
November 24, 2010 Chris Kimball, host of America's Test Kitchen on PBS, gives Thanksgiving standards a "makeover." His recipe redos can help you overcome perennial culinary hurdles, including turkeys with dry white meat and undercooked dark meat, and bland, lumpy mashed potatoes.
July 16, 2010 Potluck dinners, as anyone who's attended one knows, can be anything but lucky. It doesn't have to be that way — just ask Chris Kimball, host of PBS' America's Test Kitchen. For his new book, Kimball collected classic and heirloom recipes for tasty potluck dishes.
November 24, 2009 For many of us, Thanksgiving is linked to memories of turkey, stuffing and cranberry dressing. But a culinary history of the "other" American holiday shows that a rich variety of desserts have been in and out of fashion over the decades. Chris Kimball of America's Test Kitchen features Thanksgiving favorites from days gone by.
November 27, 2008 Though we often blame the turkey, nutritionists say virtually all meats, tofu, dairy products and nuts have tryptophan. The Thanksgiving Day snooze may have more to do with other things, like overeating, wine and dealing with social interactions.
November 26, 2008 Comedian Paula Poundstone lists all the things she's most grateful for this Thanksgiving, including the Ziploc bag she puts her savings in. What would be on your list?
November 26, 2008 When it comes to cooking large meals, experience is key. And few cooks have more experience than Chris Kimball, host of the PBS show America's Test Kitchen. In an annual tradition, Kimball shares his kitchen know-how with Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep. And all the questions came from our audience.
November 24, 2008 Mollie Katzen, author of The Vegetable Dishes I Can't Live Without, demonstrates from her kitchen in Berkeley, Calif., how to make her dramatically seared green beans. Says Katzen, "For a lot of people, it's not Thanksgiving without the green beans."
November 24, 2008 Cooking a pie entails risks — and many of them center on the crust. We asked chef Chris Kimball of America's Test Kitchen to share his recipe for the perfect pumpkin pie. Honed by hours in the kitchen, the recipe gives the mild pumpkin two strong allies: sweet potatoes and vodka.
November 21, 2008 Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, friends ask NPR's Susan Stamberg for her mother-in-law's recipe for cranberry relish. The side dish combines the sweet tartness of cranberries with soothing sour cream — and gets a kick from a little horseradish. "It sounds terrible but tastes terrific," Stamberg says.