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 Appétit6 сарын өмнө

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  2. rodya255

    rodya2556 сарын өмнө

    Just chiming in... Trying to get a date with Claire. ;)

  3. Udit Gupta

    Udit Gupta6 сарын өмнө

    @Tokanya PANIC

  4. Diana Chan

    Diana Chan6 сарын өмнө

    Do pin this to your playlist~ love this

  5. Christopher Rutt

    Christopher Rutt6 сарын өмнө

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

  6. Animerockfreak87

    Animerockfreak876 сарын өмнө

    I would love to subscribe to the Magazine, but I don't have a credit card and BA site doesn't do Paypal or anything else for Germany T_T

  7. lol lol

    lol lol3 цагийн өмнө

    lol this is not a good combination

  8. ruby boyer

    ruby boyer17 цагийн өмнө

    christina is so pretty and i just love her energy 10/10

  9. Jason Martinez

    Jason Martinez22 цагийн өмнө

    Okay so no Mac & Cheese?!?

  10. rip cin

    rip cin5 өдрийн өмнө

    its ok its just abit of diff personality types and instinct no need to flame her❤️

  11. Susan Anderson

    Susan Anderson8 өдрийн өмнө

    I love champagne vinegar yumm

  12. mTechnopep

    mTechnopep12 өдрийн өмнө

    Brussel sprouts had their moment 5 years ago??? What do you eat for Christmas dinner every year ahahahahha

  13. mTechnopep

    mTechnopep12 өдрийн өмнө

    Brussel sprouts had their moment 5 years ago??? What do you eat for Christmas dinner every year ahahahahha

  14. Ian Bell

    Ian Bell13 өдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1287">21:27</a> Christina is awesome I love her soft-pedalling the sprouts were burned. Great show ladies!

  15. Alejandro González Palomares

    Alejandro González Palomares23 өдрийн өмнө

    I think the vibe for this entire episode boils down to this exchange: Claire: I think we make a good team. Christina: Yes, Claire dictates and I follow. Claire: I didn't wanna murder you in the end, I think that says a lot. <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1833">30:33</a>

  16. kathryn witte

    kathryn witte25 өдрийн өмнө

    Do Nee Yorkers have farmer’s markets at THANKSGIVING? I understand that they’re filming this in July but Claire said (<a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="840">14:00</a>) she doesn’t feel guilty telling readers to go to the farmer’s market for 898 when everything else is available at the supermarket. Middle America’s farmers and grocers will laugh at me (any time of the year) if I ask for a squash called “898”.

  17. kathryn witte

    kathryn witte25 өдрийн өмнө

    As Sohla minds her own business in the background? I feel sad...

  18. Nicole Herrmann

    Nicole Herrmann25 өдрийн өмнө

    Did no one notice Brad barefoot in the back of the scene??? <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1812">30:12</a>

  19. Diego Villalobos

    Diego Villalobos25 өдрийн өмнө

    andy: *IM OK WITH SQUASH* .... ᶦᵐ ᵒᵏ ʷᶦᵗʰ ˢᵠᵘᵃˢʰ <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="75">1:15</a>

  20. tbunnibaby

    tbunnibaby26 өдрийн өмнө

    I felt like Chris came at me with that Jicama comment 🧐😁

  21. Tara Wright

    Tara Wright27 өдрийн өмнө

    What do you folks do with all the food you cook when you do all these experiments? I don't want to be "that person". Its just that, having gone without food many times when my children were young, seeing perfectly good food go to waste always makes me uncomfortable.

  22. Tara Wright

    Tara Wright27 өдрийн өмнө

    Until tonight, I was entirely unaware I needed honey nut squash in my life. Now to actually find one where I live... Its the beginning of spring here. I guess I could plant some.

  23. Aaron Lee

    Aaron Lee27 өдрийн өмнө

    Do not make the brussel sprouts by the original recipe by Molly. They are the most disgusting experience you'll ever achieve

  24. Robert Pierssen

    Robert PierssenСарын өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1232">20:32</a> Christina: We're acting like cooking Brussels sprouts is like making snickers Claire: *triggered*

  25. sltd mn

    sltd mnСарын өмнө

    i feel like Molly felt quite a bit offended with the laughing there :(

  26. may

    mayСарын өмнө

    poor christina, i felt bad that she was getting stepped on. as much as this might be stressful and claire has her way of doing things, i don't know if christina and claire would've been the way to go. maybe christina and sohla would've been a good match since sohla is as chill as christina.

  27. I am Eno

    I am EnoСарын өмнө

    What is sumac like... i'm curious and why does brad always mention sumac sumac sumac in every episode,,.almost in all appearances 🤣🤣😗

  28. Kat D

    Kat DСарын өмнө

    Claire, your Virgo is showing.

  29. Jake Salvaleon

    Jake SalvaleonСарын өмнө

    wow christina looks good with a red lip

  30. ultraviolence

    ultraviolenceСарын өмнө

    claire is so positive i-

  31. Phardy McClerk

    Phardy McClerkСарын өмнө

    I agree with everyone in the comments saying Claire is a bit 'Hermione Granger' in this and it seems like shes taking over the ep but i also think that Christina probably isn't as used to being a host like Claire has and thats why it feels like Claire is doing doing all the talking. Plus Claire is probably used to being the host whenever she's on camera and that side of her maybe takes over.

  32. Nathan

    NathanСарын өмнө

    I wish I had a group like this to bounce around food ideas...

  33. Vanessa22

    Vanessa22Сарын өмнө

    I love Christina's scene of humor.

  34. waftingwafting

    waftingwaftingСарын өмнө

    Claire and Christina wasn't a good pairing. Claire surprisingly was way too dominant and impolite.

  35. Ginny A

    Ginny AСарын өмнө

    If this was Molly and Carla's episode, they would have gone to Brussels to determine the perfect brussel sprouts.

  36. Shadow Wolf

    Shadow WolfСарын өмнө

    I feel like Claire and Chris should do a episode,

  37. lol hey

    lol heyСарын өмнө

    Never knew I needed to see Chris in shorts until now

  38. M. Ali

    M. AliСарын өмнө

    Now I know why no one paired up with Claire for pizza making.

  39. Mars Ultor

    Mars UltorСарын өмнө

    I actually feel Christina HARD. It looks like Claire is walking all over her, but I think she’s done so many Gourmet Makes by herself that she’s developed her take-charge on-cam persona (plus her own strong perfectionist personality) while Christina might be a little more reserved. They make a “good” partnership bc Christina’s personality type means she doesn’t really argue or oppose, she suggests and continues. I feel like Delany made a good partner for Christina in the try everything video, cos he purposefully gave her time and space to give opinions. MORE CHRISTINA CONtent ♥️♥️♥️

  40. 94BestYearEver

    94BestYearEverСарын өмнө

    claire and christina was the duo I never knew I needed

  41. Margie Kuras

    Margie KurasСарын өмнө

    Drink every time Claire cuts Christina off LOL

  42. Nusayba Chowdhury

    Nusayba ChowdhuryСарын өмнө

    I’m upset that there wasn’t any corn as a side in this episode but I also really love corn lol

  43. Nusayba Chowdhury

    Nusayba ChowdhuryСарын өмнө

    I miss Christina. I need her in more episodes!

  44. Emma Avery

    Emma AveryСарын өмнө

    I read the comments before getting into this video, and while I do see what people mean about Claire running the show a bit I do think there's more to it than that. First off, I love Christina and we need more of her on the channel than what we're getting. That said, she was either nervous to be so "on" or something like it (maybe specifically working with Claire on such a big video? That's a pretty big deal). Just by the editing and the way they're talking, it looks like they cut out a whole lot of the decision making process and cut straight to Claire saying "so we decided on doing _________" in order to make more room for the giggling and the goofiness. I enjoy the silly, but taking away the decision making on a show that's all about it does turn Claire into a bit of a steamroller. Overall I see what people mean, but I didn't find it nearly as bad as everyone made it out to be.

  45. Emma Avery

    Emma AveryСарын өмнө

    I feel like the apple cider vinaigrette was a missed opportunity- like yes I probably can't get that exact vinaigrette, but I do have access to apple cider vinegar and can probably figure out how to make a vinaigrette with it.

  46. Musaab Umair

    Musaab UmairСарын өмнө

    I used to think that Claire was a Ravenclaw or maybe a Hufflepuff. But in the past few weeks or binging through quarantine, I have come to understand that she is a major Slytherin. What's worse is I fear the success of Gourmet Makes might be getting to her head, the girl needs to calm down

  47. Quinn Sojonky

    Quinn SojonkyСарын өмнө

    This might be weird, I'm traditionally a BRAD fan, but what is the set temp in the TK?

  48. Haley Bolton

    Haley BoltonСарын өмнө

    i think christina made a lot of decisions but claire voiced them more. claire definitely is more assertive but its not really a bad thing. she generally works alone so shes used to it

  49. Kaberi Roy

    Kaberi RoyСарын өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="21">0:21</a> Christina 2019:"I will not be the last thing on that table."

  50. Macarena Nuñez

    Macarena NuñezСарын өмнө

    just bc claire talked the whole video, it doesn't mean that they didn't agree on things off camera people

  51. Katori Files

    Katori FilesСарын өмнө

    “Why are you laughing?” “WhAt ArE wE gOiNg To Do?!?!”

  52. KB

    KBСарын өмнө

    This episode is literally Claire with an assistant.. I love Claire but poor Christina 😂

  53. Ashes, Ashes

    Ashes, AshesСарын өмнө

    I love that Christina gives off a Julia Child, coolly dealing with all kinds of set backs, vibe. And not just that she's tall 🤓

  54. Kaitlan Krivdo

    Kaitlan Krivdo2 сарын өмнө

    Those are the two sides they picked? random vegetables and not even the consideration of mac and cheese or anything else regional??? They look good, but nothing screams Thanksgiving

  55. hebegebe11

    hebegebe112 сарын өмнө

    No Mac and cheese for Thanksgiving... You heathens hahaha.

  56. Sam LJ

    Sam LJ2 сарын өмнө

    Christina, at 5 o'clock: we are great. we are amazing. killing it. Christina, 40 minutes later: ok so today was *traumatic*

  57. Austin Crawford

    Austin Crawford2 сарын өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="278">4:38</a> perfect bread proofing weather tho

  58. Irene Hernandez

    Irene Hernandez2 сарын өмнө

    I enjoyed watching Christina. She so adorable. I wanna see more of her.💛

  59. Hieronymus Bosch

    Hieronymus Bosch2 сарын өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="915">15:15</a> lol

  60. Ngaire Taylor

    Ngaire Taylor2 сарын өмнө

    Best way I’ve ever had Brussels sprouts were small ones cut in half and steamed lightly then tossed in butter, lemon zest, garlic and thyme

  61. Lav Atomos

    Lav Atomos2 сарын өмнө

    Claire: I think we make a good team. Cristina: Claire did things and I follow. Hahahaha *laughs nervously.

  62. peterpanda1943

    peterpanda19432 сарын өмнө

    I need more Christina in these videos.

  63. VeAnn Lee

    VeAnn Lee2 сарын өмнө

    "that's not cute' HAHAHA

  64. Matti Allen

    Matti Allen2 сарын өмнө

    Who heard endive and immediately thought of the cartoon show chowder and then it all made more sense? 😂

  65. Michiko Manalang

    Michiko Manalang2 сарын өмнө


  66. Elizabeth Sondock

    Elizabeth Sondock2 сарын өмнө

    The word of the day is "hand salad"

  67. Annie S

    Annie S2 сарын өмнө

    this was painful to watch, claire should stick to solo shoots

  68. Henry Rodin

    Henry Rodin2 сарын өмнө

    Honestly they shoulda just kept the Brussels recipe they had. The fact that Molly developed the same recipe shouldn't have been a problem; in fact, it probably should've been reassuring because it shows that another person thinks their recipe is great

  69. koolaid6140

    koolaid614029 өдрийн өмнө

    I think this was supposed to be for the magazine and they can't print the same recipe twice?

  70. Vecrisv

    Vecrisv2 сарын өмнө

    For me, a native spanish speaker, to hear how they pronounce some words like "agrodOlce" as "agrodolcE" it's kinda weird but in a good way hahaha... even tho it's italian, still sound weird to me

  71. MrStevetmq

    MrStevetmq2 сарын өмнө

    Please consider "water cress" in that salad.

  72. Hannah Legaspi

    Hannah Legaspi2 сарын өмнө

    i feel like claire is simply just used to hosting a show by herself. how can she help it after gourmet makes? lol

  73. Kandice Cooper

    Kandice Cooper2 сарын өмнө

    Salad for Thanksgiving? No ma'am

  74. Sara Moore

    Sara Moore2 сарын өмнө

    This is the first time that Claire has got my nerves just didn't appreciate how she treated Christina just didn't take her feelings into account Christina is just as important as you Claire this is not mean girls bit if you treated me like that I might push you in front of a bus

  75. Pia Frank

    Pia Frank2 сарын өмнө

    I feel like Christina probably has so much more to give and is being majorly underestimated. Therefore I think we need more of her on BA. Wended to get to know her and her background more and put her to the test. Anyone else agree?

  76. Ellie Vanden Busch

    Ellie Vanden Busch3 сарын өмнө

    this was filmed in july, the theme is thanksgiving, and i'm watching in march...

  77. goldenoreo :]

    goldenoreo :]3 сарын өмнө

    ✰𝕔𝕙𝕣𝕚𝕤𝕥𝕚𝕟𝕒 𝕚𝕤 𝕤𝕠 𝕝𝕠𝕧𝕒𝕓𝕝𝕖✰

  78. Stacey DeCome

    Stacey DeCome3 сарын өмнө

    I really don’t appreciate how underappreciated Christina’s opinions were. I love Claire but she is not a good team player AT ALL

  79. a

    a3 сарын өмнө

    christina is very underrated

  80. Lauryn Yearwood

    Lauryn Yearwood3 сарын өмнө

    i dont know if i can support this viewpoint but shes cute

  81. a wild wild wildflower

    a wild wild wildflower3 сарын өмнө

    i don't know how i feel about 898, like we do we need nature to be concentrated. just focus on the taking care of it while its growing and season it well.

  82. Kassia

    Kassia3 сарын өмнө

    I think after reading comments that it might not be about Claire talking a lot. It may just be that editors cut out a lot of what Christina said or explained. They worked for days and this is a vid less than an hour

  83. Weaponized Anonymity

    Weaponized Anonymity3 сарын өмнө

    Uhm 90% of us prefer our sprouts boiled at least a bit to tenderize them. and I would prefer them overcooked to under, hard mini-cabages suck.

  84. L Shafer

    L Shafer3 сарын өмнө

    I want making perfect tacos

  85. honey dew

    honey dew3 сарын өмнө

    I don’t really like molly...

  86. John Navas

    John Navas3 сарын өмнө

    someone please make <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1524">25:24</a> a meme

  87. Gio T

    Gio T3 сарын өмнө

    Can we talk about how brave molly is by wearing a completely white outfit in a kitchen. That’s some balls.