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Baked custards are everywhere on the holiday dessert table. Apart from apple pie, just about every other holiday classic calls for baking a sugar-and-egg slurry until perfectly set. It seems simple enough, but custard pies are notoriously tricky — especially when canned pumpkin gets involved.


Cooking a perfect turkey is a pretty tall order, and every cook has their own tricks for crispy skin and juicy meat. However you wrangle your bird, there’s one universal turkey truth that’ll save you time and effort: Trussing is a scam.