If the phrase "drag it through the garden" has you saying, "what the heck?," there's a good chance you're not from Chicago. It's commonly heard in the Windy City, and it stands for one of the most delicious ways locals say you can eat a hot dog: piled high with veggies!
Whether you're bored with the traditional holiday bird or just want to try something different this Thanksgiving, we're serving up a genius idea: Thanksgiving brisket. It's juicy, serves a big crowd and if you serve it with cranberry sauce, it's *chef's kiss*. Just make sure to give yourself plenty of time to prepare it — the brisket takes a full 24 hours to marinate and a good chunk of hours to cook.
So you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. Between decking out your space in fall-themed decor and making sure you have the perfect quilted table runner, there's a lot on your plate before even thinking about the meal. But don't sweat the main event — now you have a complete list of go-to recipes to help you crush Turkey Day.
In this lesson, Amanda breaks down the most helpful information to know when it comes to choosing your seafood, such as the difference between farm-raised and wild-caught, and how to determine what's sustainably sourced. She shares tips on how to determine freshness, and demystifies all those different sizes of shrimp. Finally, you'll learn a ridiculously clever way to prep ahead your favorite fish and veggies.
Navigating your way through a well-stocked meat department can be a confusing. Fear not, your butcher is your friend! There is so much the meat department can do for you, from custom grinding meat, to deboning or tying up roasts, to trimming down a large roast into a smaller portion if you need less than what is packaged. Amanda will also share her insider tips for finding the best deals and values. Wrapping up, she'll demonstrate how to quickly pull together a batch of hearty meatballs to make and freeze ahead for the nights when you need to punt.
If you're like most Americans you eat a whole lotta chicken — around 93 pounds per person per year.
Learning how to make perfect pan-fried chicken legs will change your dinner game forever. Once you know how to create the ideal combination of ultra crispy skin and tender, moist meat, there is no going back.