— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) November 17, 2017
White people: when we asked you to season your food, this is NOT what we meant https://t.co/SejA7Kk7CM
— Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) November 19, 2017
Since even a skilled cook can find it difficult to make a modern pre-frozen Butterball bird corpse taste like anything other than poultry-flavored styrofoam, it’s not surprising that every few years there’s a new fad — brining! deep-frying! — intended to add novelty to the “essential centerpiece” of our national celebratory Bloat.
The NY Daily News blames this year’s novelty, courtesy the Reynolds Corporation, on “Instagram chefs — who cook things just for their photo value”. (Of course Kids These Days is another time-honored perennial.)
It also predicts worse for the future, difficult as that might be to imagine…