The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

If you time-warped a few Pilgrims to your Thanksgiving table, they’d probably accuse you of being a witch. [YELLING] But they’d recognize a lot of the food, just bigger, better, and tastier versions of what they ate. Many traditional Thanksgiving foods are scienced up versions of native New World species. What may surprise you is that before DNA, genetics, or Europeans showed up, the original residents of the Americas had…

Food Stylist Shows How to Make Your Christmas and Thanksgiving Dinner Look Good | Food Styling Tips

Food Stylist Shows How to Make Your Christmas and Thanksgiving Dinner Look Good | Food Styling Tips

– Aren’t they beautiful? They’re so green, like a bright spring morning, moist. As a food stylist, my job is to make food look absolutely beautiful and the best it can be. I have a few tips of the trade to share with you, things that you can do at home for any meal to make your food a little bit more elevated. Tip number one, blanching green vegetables. Everybody’s…

Beef Pirozhki – Food Wishes – Russian Meat Donuts

Beef Pirozhki – Food Wishes – Russian Meat Donuts

hello this is chef john from food wishes comm with pyro ski that’s right if you ever been eating a jelly donut and thought to yourself this is really good but instead of jelly I wish this was filled with ground beef well happy days because that’s exactly what this Russian pastry is and I say Russian although some of my unnamed sources say this was actually invented by the…

Cream Puff “Crack Buns” (Choux au Craquelin) – Food Wishes

Cream Puff “Crack Buns” (Choux au Craquelin) – Food Wishes

hello this is chef john from food wishes comm with cream puffs crack buns that’s right if you like cream puffs and you like cracks you are gonna love what my french friends would call choux al crackle on and quite often with these classic French pastries I’ll simply translate the French into English and just call the recipe that but since that actually translates the cracker cabbage I decided…

Grandma’s Peanut Butter Fudge – Food Wishes

Grandma’s Peanut Butter Fudge – Food Wishes

hello this is chef john from food wishes comm with grandma’s peanut butter fudge that’s right my grandma did not make peanut butter fudge but many other grandmas did and i’m pretty sure there’s was very close to this old-fashioned style recipe and besides being incredibly fast and easy to make with the holidays approaching this stuff would make a great edible gift unless of course that person has a…

Bacon-Wrapped Cranberry Walnut Pork – Food Wishes

Bacon-Wrapped Cranberry Walnut Pork – Food Wishes

hello this is chef john from food wishes calm with bacon-wrapped cranberry walnut pork that’s right my favorite kind of recipes to share are the ones that look super complicated and looked like they take a lot of time and effort to do when they are actually relatively quick and easy to put together and by the way how simple this is is gonna be our secret okay when our…

Potatoes Romanoff – Steakhouse Potato Gratin – Food Wishes

Potatoes Romanoff – Steakhouse Potato Gratin – Food Wishes

hello this is chef john from food wishes comm with potatoes Romanov that’s right I’m not only certain how authentic the recipes are that I post but this time I am really certain since I was shown how to make this incredible potato side dish by its creator chef Jon Shing although now that I’m remembering he did credit his mom back in Buffalo is showing him how to make…

Make your own pomegranate juice!

Make your own pomegranate juice!

pomegranate juice is very expensive but pomegranates are not. You can get two – three big ones for like five dollars, enough to make your juice. I’m going to show you how… you want to get pomegranates with some heft to them, some weight to them. In the store pick them up, you know? They should be heavy for their size. Being careful with a sharp knife go around the…

A song for the Wilderness First Responder in all of us.

A song for the Wilderness First Responder in all of us.

I was hiking one day out in the woods, When I came across a guy who didn’t look to good. Having trouble breathing, and his chest is flailed, And I can see his small intestine because he\’s been impaled. You don’t know how lucky you are, I’m WFR. So you’re stomach’s hurtin, makin funny sounds. Probably shouldn’t have eaten that fish that you picked up off the ground. Don’t you…