As amusing as it was to watch William Shatner’s dramatic tale of a fried turkey gone wrong for State Farm this month, we thought it might be useful to provide some grounded tips this Thanksgiving. Deep-frying a turkey can yield incredible results: a glistening bird with golden-brown skin that’s cooked perfectly in minutes. But anyone who’s watched a YouTube video in which a deep-fried turkey goes up in flames should understand that the technique is no joke.
Here are our top tips for how to make a perfect margarita every time, plus our go-to margarita recipe that's always a crowd-pleaser. The best way to juice a lemon, lime and other citrus The best way to juice a lemon, lime and other citrusResist the temptation to use a sour mix or store-bought bottled lime juice. A margarita has very few ingredients, which means that the quality of each one is super important.
The humble box grater is one of our favorite tools in the kitchen. But we're so used to just pulling it out to grate cheese that it's easy to forget about all the ways it can be useful. "A simple box grater can do so much more than just grate cheese," says TODAY Food contributor Courtney Roker. "It saves me time, by not having to mince or chop anything with a knife, which can sometimes feel like you've been chopping forever.