By: Brit + Co.
Focus on the bird!Prepping for your first Thanksgiving? Or simply tend to be accident-prone when it comes to a big feast? We scouted around and talked to renowned chefs Michael Mina, Andrew Zimmern, Spike Mendelsohn, Marcus Samuelsson, and Angie Dudley to find out what they learned from their biggest Thanksgiving mistakes. Read on to find out what you should do to keep your turkey day perfect as pumpkin pie.
1. Think Outside the Typical Spice Cabinet: Chef Marcus Samuelsson encourages you to think outside the box when it comes to the flavors of your feast.
I'm always mixing up Thanksgiving dinner, using different spices and adding unexpected dishes to the lineup. For example, I roast turkey with my favorite Ethiopian spice, Berbere, and I love making spicy cornbread stuffing. I think the biggest mistake someone can make is not thinking outside the box! It can be really fun to break the mold, whether it's as simple as an added spice to one dish, or a total departure from tradition in allRead More »from 5 Renowned Chefs Tell Us Their Biggest Thanksgiving Mistakes