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How to Tell the Age of an Egg

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Harold McGee, author of Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes, knows that we don't always use a dozen eggs all at once. ... WATCH THE VIDEO

All of the Alcohol Can Cook Out of a Dish—True or False?

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If you expected all of the alcohol to evaporate out of your dinner entrée, then you may be in for a surprise. Mark Scarbrough, coauthor of Lobsters Scream When You ... WATCH THE VIDEO

You Must Thaw Your Frozen Turkey Before Roasting: True or False?

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Bruce Weinstein, coauthor of Lobsters Scream When You Boil Them, shows that you can actually cook a frozen turkey for Thanksgiving and it will turn out just as well as ... WATCH THE VIDEO

Eating Turkey Makes You Sleepy: True or False?

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Mark Scarbrough, coauthor of Lobsters Scream When You Boil Them, sets the record straight on the widespread myth that eating turkey makes you sleepy. CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Fix a Dried-Out Thanksgiving Turkey Breast

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You overcook your Thanksgiving turkey and the breast meat is all dried out. No problem! Roxanne Webber, senior features editor at CHOW.com, shares an easy way to make your turkey ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Quickly Fix an Undercooked Thanksgiving Turkey

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You carve into your Thanksgiving turkey and discover that the meat is still raw. You could put the whole bird back in the oven, but it still needs a lot ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Deal with Burnt Marshmallows on Sweet Potato Casserole

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Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, saves the house from burning down and the sweet potato casserole from ruin all with one simple trick. For more Thanksgiving video tips from CHOW, ... WATCH THE VIDEO

The Best Way to Reheat Cold Mashed Potatoes

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Timing all the dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner can be tricky. Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, has a quick, easy solution to reheating mashed potatoes without drying them out ... WATCH THE VIDEO

Two Easy Ways to Get Stuck Pie Dough Off the Counter

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You floured your counter, but your pie dough stuck anyway. Lisa Lavery, kitchen editorial assistant at CHOW.com, shares two simple ways to lift your pie crust up without starting over. ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Fix Lumpy Gravy

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Christine Yue Gallary, associate food editor at CHOW.com, shares three easy ways to fix lumpy gravy. For more Thanksgiving video tips from CHOW, see If You Break It, Fake It: ... WATCH THE VIDEO