Thanksgiving Secrets: Cooks Tips from Chris Kimball

makeover_wide-34c07745cdf7498d0b552b833b2be026c0ccc514-s300-c85A 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. Listen to the podcast here.


So Cook Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dish, But Buy Local!

The 10% Campaign, a statewide initiative to encourage North Carolina citizens to spend just 10% of their existing food dollars on locally grown foods, is here to help you celebrate a local Thanksgiving.

Sure, make your favorite recipes, but do it with local ingredients! Check out this article and interactive graphic on your local Thanksgiving plate!

Local Turkey on “The State of Things”

Last year Frank Stasio and his guests were talking turkey–local turkey that is–on “The State of Things” on WUNC Public Radio. Listen to this podcast with Richard Holcomb of Coon Rock Farm just outside of Hillsborough, Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery in Cary, and Craig Heffley and Seth Gross of Durham’s Wine Authorities. Listen while you cook and get inspired about your trip to the farmers’ market for Thanksgiving!