Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Make the ultimate Thanksgiving turkey

After stumbling upon a Thanksgiving turkey recipe in a 2007 issue of Saveur magazine, I’ll admit that I was hesitant to proceed. The directions filled an entire page, and the process seemed complicated. Exhaustingly so.

Food & Drink

Grownup treats for leftover Halloween candy

In all good conscience, I cannot really recommend that anyone try the recipes in this story. They may sound delicious — and believe me, they are — but they are the kind of food that a person could happily go his entire life without eating.

Videos

Making peppermint candy

Piedmont Candy, located in Lexington, N.C., is famous for its corn syrup-free peppermints. Watch how they're made just in time for the holidays.
Justine Miller The Charlotte Observer
Making peppermint candy 2:46

Making peppermint candy

How to make a real grilled cheese sandwich 2:24

How to make a real grilled cheese sandwich

The secrets to making a good apple pie 1:47

The secrets to making a good apple pie

Pit builder William Chaney describes what makes a good barbecue pit 0:57

Pit builder William Chaney describes what makes a good barbecue pit