Every third Thursday in November, someone in nearly every household in America prepares quite a substantial meal. But let’s face it, not all of us are gourmet chefs, or even amateur cooks. Some of us call microwave mac n cheese our specialty dish or have, on occasion, burned rice (it’s actually not that hard to do). But we live in a technologically advanced world, so here’s some cooking gadgets to make Thanksgiving 2016 go as smoothly as possible for chiefs at every skill level.
Claire Maldarelliis the Science Editor at Popular Science. She has a particular interest in brain science, the microbiome, and human physiology. In addition to Popular Science, her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scientific American, and Scholastic’s Science World and Super Science magazines, among others. She has a bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from the University of California, Davis and a master’s in science journalism from New York University's Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program. Contact the author here.