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

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


  1. Bon Appétit

    Bon Appétit8 өдрийн өмнө

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  2. Diana Chan

    Diana Chan3 өдрийн өмнө

    Do pin this to your playlist~ love this

  3. Christopher Rutt

    Christopher Rutt6 өдрийн өмнө

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

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    V. Hefner6 өдрийн өмнө

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  6. Seana Wallace

    Seana Wallace6 өдрийн өмнө

    I roast 3 different types of sweet potatoes.. always have to use purples for the color with rosemary and garlic....toss in honey and cayanne to's a must in our house lol Andy's right 🤣

  7. L S

    L S8 цагийн өмнө

    No Claire is correct burned is perfect

  8. Jillian Hoffman

    Jillian Hoffman9 цагийн өмнө

    Where in NYC can I find some honeynut squash?!

  9. Issa O'Sullivan

    Issa O'Sullivan11 цагийн өмнө

    Please do a christmas version of this series!

  10. Aditya pai

    Aditya pai11 цагийн өмнө

    Christina and brad together would make the most chill optimistic video ever.

  11. Kai Demler

    Kai Demler11 цагийн өмнө

    Guanciale would be good with the sprouts

  12. Isuru Ranawaka

    Isuru Ranawaka13 цагийн өмнө

    They are like older and younger sister cooking together. :D

  13. Leslie Rae

    Leslie Rae15 цагийн өмнө

    I need more Christina videos, seriously. Also, I love Claire but really steamrolled over some of Christina’s ideas

  14. Meridien

    Meridien16 цагийн өмнө

    Claire totally overran Christina and I don't think they made a very good team. I'd like to see more of Christina in front of the camera too. Pair Claire with Molly or Carla but give Christina more air time. Try placing her with Chris or Priya!

  15. Adriana Martinez

    Adriana Martinez17 цагийн өмнө

    I was like: NOP, NOP, I'm just gonna make Molly's recipe. No way I'm getting pomegranate molasses

  16. jesse johnson

    jesse johnson17 цагийн өмнө

    Chris is wearing camo cargo shorts and quoting guy fierri.... Who are you and what have you done with Chris?!

  17. Kia

    Kia17 цагийн өмнө

    I have to say, this is my least favorite episode of the series. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love Claire, she is amazing, and I understand that she is used to running Gourmet Makes, so maybe her instincts to take charge may have kicked in; however, she completely walked all over Christina in this episode. I feel like Christina did not get to put in her creative ideas, and Claire got her way the entire episode. I wish Christina would have voiced her opinions more here, she had some good ones.

  18. Veronica Navarro

    Veronica Navarro17 цагийн өмнө

    Did anyone else notice it said “episode 5: sides” and at the end it said next episode would be “episode 5: pies”

  19. blacktulip

    blacktulip18 цагийн өмнө

    I usually only see Claire on her own or Claire with Brad that I’ve never realised that she has such a strong personality haha. (Or at least strong opinions about things.)

  20. Caroline Lew

    Caroline Lew20 цагийн өмнө

    the day 3 curse came early 24:42

  21. Jo Ellen Zayer

    Jo Ellen Zayer21 цагийн өмнө

    claire is annoying I can't even watch

  22. Jared Benton

    Jared Benton21 цагийн өмнө

    Claire swearing always cheers me up

  23. Mariel Colley

    Mariel Colley22 цагийн өмнө

    I don’t understand why people are surprised that Claire is getting her way. She has always had that type of personality which is why she is so lovable.

  24. Chantal C

    Chantal C23 цагийн өмнө

    I don’t think Claire was being that bossy, I just think she’s used to running her own show and explaining everything narratively, and took charge because it’s what she’s used to. She’s also usually paired with other chefs like Brad who talk a lot as well. I don’t think the editing did justice for either Christina or Claire. Christina did speak, it was just later in the episode so it seemed as though Claire took over.

  25. Zenn Labs

    Zenn LabsӨдрийн өмнө

    Didn't even give goat cheese a chance

  26. Sergio Cueva

    Sergio CuevaӨдрийн өмнө

    These two hate each other

  27. Julia Martins

    Julia MartinsӨдрийн өмнө

    claire gives me major capricorn vibes

  28. Jordina Pi Grau

    Jordina Pi GrauӨдрийн өмнө

    21:05 the amount of self-control and tongue biting after being cut for the millionth time

  29. Lilyn Hester

    Lilyn HesterӨдрийн өмнө

    Oh Molly! And Duke's Mayo is amazing!

  30. Christine Ngo

    Christine NgoӨдрийн өмнө

    Christina don’t be afraid to be yourself

  31. Mayor West CSGO

    Mayor West CSGOӨдрийн өмнө

    They lost me when they abandoned the brussels sprouts recipe they developed just because Molly had developed the same one. This show is called making perfect but they apparently aren't actually trying to find the perfect side.

  32. cerberusdest

    cerberusdestӨдрийн өмнө

    Do Claire and Molly hate each other?

  33. Madison Leader

    Madison LeaderӨдрийн өмнө

    And now everyone is like “wow claire sucks” bc she’s an assertive person and got paired with someone who isn’t on camera a lot or in the kitchen so she was probably just like “ok” just bc their personalities are different doesn’t make claire mean??

  34. Madison Leader

    Madison Leader22 цагийн өмнө

    Chantal C if they would watch the video today with brad they’ll see the other side of her come out, it’s different personalities, brad stuck his opinion out more and that’s because he’s also assertive. she also has a lot of bad days and you can tell all this stuff stresses her out so maybe she doesn’t have a lot of patience sometimes!!

  35. Chantal C

    Chantal C23 цагийн өмнө

    Claire is on camera all the time and is used to narrating as she goes. Christina probably isn’t and seems a bit more passive and go with the flow. It’s not as if she didn’t get her opinions in there, it’s just that Claire explained more.

  36. Chantal C

    Chantal C23 цагийн өмнө

    Madison Leader THANK YOU

  37. kay vgeee

    kay vgeeeӨдрийн өмнө

    These vibes...

  38. jm Lan

    jm LanӨдрийн өмнө

    Of all of the dishes for this Thanksgiving, I like how they made the recipes simple.

  39. Avetor UAC

    Avetor UACӨдрийн өмнө

    3:39 ahahah Claire you painted it when)) by color) By the way, I like salads so that it’s not porridge)🔝 9:14 why realy not create salad 10:20 my mother cooks some kind of sweet cabbage fry) (0_o) or all kinds of fruits 🍎🍐🍊🍋🍌🍍🥭🍑🥝 plum> Not cake Claire)) sorry> wrap lettuce leaf> 20:57 ahahaah bad situation) wtf it is black so green should be > girls in the oven you just dried it) 24:38? Molly is all black cabbage)) 100%> 27:33 RLY WOW Chris) like john CENA))

  40. Royce Aguila

    Royce AguilaӨдрийн өмнө

    I think it's ironic that Claire, recreating things on Gourmet Makes, unknowingly NAILS Molly's recipe, which isnt the goal.

  41. karen d.

    karen d.Өдрийн өмнө

    So far turkey scores a 10, mash runny potatoes a 0, corn bread stuffing with grounded corn nuts a 5, and this salad squash 4.5. I was expecting something a little more acetic to balance out the rich and buttery.. But, oh well. Clair is in her creative element... I think who you team up with really matters because your partner brings out the best in you, and even though Brad and Clair bicker like an old couple, they push each other to be their best. You should throw them together for Christmas or a Hannuka dinner.

  42. Apple Hall

    Apple HallӨдрийн өмнө

    I think Christina is the only level headed one throughout the 4 episodes that i watched. She wants to do something that us the normal people can follow a simple, practical and no fuzzy recipe (her words actually) NOT some weird or fancy bread or wine you never heard of.

  43. Adda Dilauro

    Adda DilauroӨдрийн өмнө

    Bossy pants Claire 👖

  44. Owen Sheedy

    Owen SheedyӨдрийн өмнө

    Chooses 898 without trial, a squash few people will have access to.

  45. Stigglitz

    StigglitzӨдрийн өмнө

    The end result looked delicious for both but OH MY GOD I AM SO EXCITED TO WATCH CLAIRE AND BRAD MAKE A PIE

  46. Blooming Mother

    Blooming MotherӨдрийн өмнө

    Out of all the sides lol why not mac and cheese? Green beans? Sweet potatoes? Brussel sprouts and salad do not scream Thanksgiving to me.😂

  47. Bailey Rodriguez

    Bailey RodriguezӨдрийн өмнө

    Any one else really just want to make molly's Brussels for thanksgiving? They sounded awesome. And everyone has an Aunt Maggy (or 5) who will turn up her nose at "exotic" tropical lime flavors at the table.

  48. El Susano-o

    El Susano-oӨдрийн өмнө

    Lol Molly and Claire are the two most dislikable characters and they seem to hate each other.

  49. Maddy Alger

    Maddy Alger2 өдрийн өмнө

    Oh my gosh, I just died laughing at the brussel sprout thing!

  50. Bethany Lizette

    Bethany Lizette2 өдрийн өмнө

    I’d like to see a make it perfect series but zero waste! I’d like to see what items they come up with!

  51. Avery Richardson

    Avery Richardson2 өдрийн өмнө

    Claire.... you should make bubbletape on gourmet makes (:

  52. Amy Daniels

    Amy Daniels2 өдрийн өмнө

    Am I the only one who enjoys almost burnt Brussels sprouts? 😅

  53. miklosl88

    miklosl882 өдрийн өмнө

    Christina is my goddamm hero and I vote for future videos of her without Claire. Claire (I love her still) is clearly the overachiever used to working alone or being in charge of a team.

  54. S C

    S C2 өдрийн өмнө

    You make a point to try and keep these homecook friendly but by the end of the video you're throwing in specially grown 898 squashes and pomegrante molasses. Sprouts dont look that pretty to me either. Id want the greens to be green and appetizing, not charred beyond recognition.

  55. aidan fensterman

    aidan fensterman2 өдрийн өмнө

    Can yall make this a playlist

  56. Brandon Wentz

    Brandon Wentz2 өдрийн өмнө

    Thanks Chris for fighting for what is right. Salad at Thanksgiving? Also, I want Claire and Brad on a project with Chris acting as the referee/instigator pouring on direct and piercing criticism. Please.

  57. Samuel Victor

    Samuel Victor2 өдрийн өмнө

    that was boring AF

  58. daraxiong19

    daraxiong192 өдрийн өмнө

    I actually would have liked a really good green bean casserole recipe.

  59. briannabree1

    briannabree12 өдрийн өмнө

    This doesn't say Thanksgiving to me...

  60. Lisa Escobar

    Lisa Escobar2 өдрийн өмнө

    I had a dream Claire and Christina got married. The reception was awesome and the cake was beautiful.

  61. Jonathan Rivera

    Jonathan Rivera2 өдрийн өмнө

    I hate that they went with the 898 before trying any other variety. I'm worried that bon appetit it caving to sponsorships in a really negative way.

  62. Jonathan Rivera

    Jonathan Rivera2 өдрийн өмнө

    I hate that Carla is somehow proud of the travesty she and Molly created.

  63. Evilqueen1985

    Evilqueen19852 өдрийн өмнө

    No one wants a salad at thanksgiving. Also, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and dressing are all sides...

  64. jen.michelina

    jen.michelina2 өдрийн өмнө

    Are we not going to talk about the fact that they didn’t even CONSIDER other vegetables besides brussel sprouts!?

  65. Tom Kocinski

    Tom Kocinski2 өдрийн өмнө

    Where is maize? Wasn't corn/ maize the whole start of this thing? Where is the MAIZE?

  66. Abra Annes

    Abra Annes2 өдрийн өмнө

    After 3 days and 30 minutes of footage, Kitchen Queen Clair and her trust Sous/Servant were made to wear matching outfits. Still didn’t bring them together.

  67. Judith Marie Siapno

    Judith Marie Siapno2 өдрийн өмнө

    let. the. woman. talk. claire.

  68. Peyton

    Peyton2 өдрийн өмнө

    If I showed up to Thanksgiving with a radicchio and 898 squash cold salad, my family would look at me like I was crazy. 🥴😂