Claire & Christina Try to Make the Perfect Thanksgiving Sides | Making Perfect: Thanksgiving Ep 4

Joylandi 6-Noy, 2019
In the world of Thanksgiving sides, there is a plethora of options, so deciding on which ones to make for your feast can be challenging. That's why Claire Saffitz and Christina Chaey are here to up your Thanksgiving side dish game. Join them as they pursue Thanksgiving side dish perfection.
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Squash and Radicchio Salad With Pecans:
Brussels Sprouts With Pistachios and Lime:

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Claire & Christina Try to Make the Perfect Thanksgiving Sides | Making Perfect: Thanksgiving Ep 4


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    • @Tokanya PANIC

    • Do pin this to your playlist~ love this

    • So this is a recipe you made in 2017? But you’re “creating” it in 2019? I feel so used!

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  • All you bandwagoners.

  • Christina ): baby! so sorry you got walked on.

  • Less of “ a challenge “ Maybe

  • LOL the accidental re-creation of Molly’s old recipe got me 😂😂😂

  • You guys make my heart happy .... thank you !!!

  • Why are only white people on this?

  • This is probably the funniest thing I have ever saw.

  • SOMEONE HELP ME! Where do I find these special little squashes?

  • Say's it's difficult to find a certain vinegar, while literally using a squash with a number as a name.

  • Claire!! You took away the only thing Christina cared about. The final scene of lime vs lemon you can see Christina's face drop when Claire insists on lemon.

  • Claire and Andy would not get along as a team loool

  • Claire has such beautiful big Brown eyes she is so beautiful

  • The high-five is quintessentially Jr. High and incredibly easy so it is funny to watch Claire and Christina practice it .

  • Christina’s such a chill babe. BA needs to put her in more videos.

  • the slow zoom on the radicchio frisee and belgian endive part of the flow chart... peak comedy

  • 10:38 I don't like where this is headed... Chris was right. No lettuce

  • the way they recorded this in july

  • Christina gives me confidence

  • Get rid of the pomegranate. It’s so wrong

  • Loved when they listed a bunch of lettuces and I didn’t recognize a single one ... there’s so much knowledge I just do not have

  • Seemed like very little curiosity and experimentation compared to the other episodes. It’s like they (she) had the entire thing decided beforehand.

  • I guess I don't see Claire as bossy and Christine as quiet. Christine called them both out for being upset about brussel sprouts and being burnt. Claire is a talker and has a regular show she hosts. Just like Brad can talk to much so can Claire. Heck Andy was lying behind Brad's back instead of just saying no and then was wrong! But they worked well together. I liked Christina and Claire. Christina was like well...we have erred let's take a break. I like em

  • I dont really see what everyone's saying- Claire and her seem on the same level and Claire is just more assertive.

  • "Unlike you, I am hungry." -- Christina, hero of the people

  • I live the way you two describe food. It makes me look at it in a different manner.


  • Claire does not play well with others, which made me disappointed and frankly sad for Christina. Also, are we going to completely ignore the fact that nobody is ever going to make a radicchio salad with giant halves of squash. I'd be delegated to picking up the buns on the way to thanksgiving if I tried bringing that crap to the table.

  • I want to make the brussel sprouts, but I wanted to ask the collective... how do you think bacon would taste added to it? I am intrigued by the date molasses but also I want bacon on my Thanksgiving veggie.

  • Christina should speak up more.. I hate to stereotyping (typical Asian?), but maybe it's not Claire's fault to dominate her, 😅

  • 24:08 😂

  • Why did I expect the ending to be like gourmet make where Claire goes through the recipe at the end

  • This is the first time i've seen christina and I LOVE HER ALREADY

  • Спасибо!

  • Peep mic drop at 17:46

  • Christina is a dark horse. Don’t underestimate!

  • holy crap Claire talks a lot, this showed a different side of her which is interesting! I also feel like somehow Chris got more say in this video than Christine did?

  • their chemistry makes me uncomfortable i feel like they have tension for some reason hahah

  • The only that can handle Claire in a team is the one and only Brad Leone 😂

  • The perfect thanksgiving sides: Sauteed green beans, stuffed mushrooms, roasted Brussel sprouts, and baked sweet potato :)

  • Actual cooking begins @ 7:27 you’re welcome!

  • That other one has ZERO input

  • Why did everyone seem soooo on edge in this episode tho

  • Molly looked annoyed af 😂

  • @8:38 clair cutting the squash with the wrong side of knife

  • Clair Miss bossy

  • Clarie: complains the entire making perfect pizza episode for being alone and getting the "hardest part" Also Claire: wrecked rude bossy attitude in a 'team' Love the test kitchen but never got the hype for her tbh

  • i think it just further proves how great Emilies recipe was because they instinctively recreated it

  • Ooff I can’t watch this Claire is too much!

  • Wheres the green bean casserole. Or is that christmas? 😂

  • In this episode... - Ben Stein and his love of squash. - Communism 101: How to make a salad for Thanksgiving. Yeah that pretty much sums it up

  • For sprouts, my mom does them, cut in half, pan cooked with some apricot preserves and crushed pecans. Sweet and savory and oh so good. Super simple too. Good for people who hate sprouts, because it makes them very sweet and covers up any unpleasant taste sprouts can sometimes have.

  • "yeah Claire dictates and I follow" I feel so bad for Christina! They should have never been paired together

  • claire was pissed the entire time

  • I really wanted a green bean casserole but that's ok

  • Why is Christina being difficult 😒

    • exactly. lowkey she looked annoyed when claire asked the squash dude questions

  • "i don't need lettuce at thanksgiving" ... that's the voice of reason right there. the living embodiment of the fact that the art form of cooking can coexist with rational intellect

  • Hey, BA, how about a thinly shaved raw brussels sprouts salad with a dried cranberry vinaigrette? Or a raw/massaged kale salad with roasted sweet potatoes, pecans, dried cherries or cranberries with an orange vinaigrette?

  • Very hard to watch

  • I actually really like Claire she knows what she’s talking about, Christina annoys me so hard for some reason