Serious Eats Chief Creative Officer J. Kenji Lopez-Alt baked 1,536 cookies in his quest to find his personal perfect chocolate chip cookie, and he has been kind enough to share the results of his baking experiments in a fascinating longread that explains the chemistry behind these classic cookies.
Yes, there are all sorts of fancy newfangled ways to cook an incredible Thanksgiving Turkey. But there's no Norman Rockwell picture of a Sous Vide. And there's something magical about a whole bird roasting in the oven. It's almost as hypnotic as fire.