These Glazed Shallots Are Thanksgiving’s Sleeper Hit

October 25, 2016

Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. Every day this week, we’ll be bringing you a Thanksgiving side everyone will love. Today, senior associate food editor Claire Saffitz gives her family’s unexpected Thanksgiving hit: glazed shallots.

I don’t remember exactly when glazed shallots entered into my family’s canon of Thanksgiving recipes–perhaps sometime during my early middle school years, when my dad clipped Molly O’Neill’s simple, fast recipe from The New York