As you start to prepare for Thanksgiving, here's a timely word of advice from chef Sara Moulton: don't trust the dinner to the chef in your family. Moulton, other chefs and food writers talk about their personal cooking disasters, along with other tales from the kitchen.
Andrew Friedman, co-editor of the book, Don't Try This at Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs
Sara Moulton, executive chef for Gourmet magazine; food correspondent for Good Morning America and host of the Food Network cooking show, "Sara's Secrets"
Michael Lomonaco, chef, author and host of the Travel Channel program Epicurious, former executive chef at restaurants 21 and Windows on the World
Shirley Corriher, syndicated food columnist and author of CookWise