The best thanksgiving ever is upon us. We're just hours away. We know a lot of people are out there suffering. What to do? I have turkey trauma. You gave us your cooking questions. So, it's time to... See More
The best thanksgiving ever is upon us. We're just hours away. We know a lot of people are out there suffering. What to do? I have turkey trauma. You gave us your cooking questions. So, it's time to play thanksgiving 911. Our dream team. We have "iron chef" alex gaurnaschelli. She is our turkey expert. Mark murphy, here on sides. And sunny's kitchen author, sunny anderson on desserts. I'll be strapping on the gloves to go a couple rounds with your grandma in just a bit, buddy. First, it's time to play thanksgiving turkey 911. And we're going to spin the wheel. And so we shall. Away we go. Yeah. Away we go. It has landed on turkey. You are up. And they have gone -- actually shakespearean on us. To brine or not to brine, alex. That is the question. This is a hot topic. Everybody wants to know. I'm going with the brine for the win. It's really good to do it overnight. Brine the turkey overnight. Turkey 911, a little late. Express brine, hot water, salt, soy, molasses. A little heat. A little sweet. And ice to cool it. Brine it and butter it with a little lemon zest under the breast. And brown that baby up. I'm going to take that home and take credit for it. That's the way to go. Here we go. Time to keep playing. And away we go. Spin the wheel again. Big money. Big money. Desserts. Desserts. Sunny? I'm here. Wanting to know -- sunny, the second question of the game. I'm looking for some nontraditional dessert ideas. As the host of a food network show in january called "the kitchen," you have the answer. I have a pie in my "new york times" best-selling cookbook "sunny's kitchen," called my choco-nutty pie. If you're in love with pecan pie, this is the next level. What I do is I have pecans, some walnuts, corn syrup, brown sugar, chocolate morsels. Put it all in together. Put it in a pie. And do a little pie thing over. It's done. Choco-nutty pie. Alex, take note. She's not a defending champion for nothing. I have to bring the chocolate. All right. I'm going to spin it again. I wonder where it's going to land. Oh, on the sides. Look at that. Didn't see that coming. Mark murphy, congratulations. New restaurant here in new york city. King of sides. Why not turn to the king of sides. My chair, I mentioned before. They are looking for gluten-free alternatives for A gluten-free alternative, a quioa salad. This is a great alternative. I love grilled red onion. Bloom your quinoa. Boil it. And here you go. Beautiful salad. Judges? Yes. That is correct. Yes. And away we spin. The siren is -- all right. Here we go. Dessert. Sunny, back to you. Uh-oh. I'm sorry. I'm eating your sides. What is the secret to that perfect meringue? Two or three-day old eggs, slough off the best for meringue. No milk in the bowl. Very clean bowl. Airate it. And add superfine sugar. Not granulated. Get it right up top your pie. Get it in the oven. And there you have your meringue. There you go. I do -- sunny anderson may have actually just defended her title. Yeah. There's a lot of tips. There's a lot of tips to get from mark and alex, and sunny. Thank you all for coming in. Logon, a full thanksgiving guide, tricks, tips, et cetera, goodmorningamerica.Com on yahoo! Time to get a final check of the weather from a man who is officially jealous that he is not here right now. Samuel j. Champion.
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