Tips We’re Thankful For

In The Perfect Bird, author Molly Stevens lays out her foolproof method for roasting a turkey. But in the saveur kitchen, we’re rarely willing to just sit back and savor success. Stevens’s beautiful bird sparked lively debates, with staffers putting forward their own techniques for getting the juiciest meat or the crispiest skin. In fact, every Thanksgiving recipe we tested for this issue either called forth another tried-and-true tip or gave rise to a new one. Here are a few we all agreed are worth adding to your Thanksgiving repertoire.

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