Tired of the typical tryptophan-induced daze on Thanksgiving Day? How about throwing some duck into your fowl-filled oven, or gorgonzola into your stagnant side dishes?
Several foodies are doing just that to their Thanksgiving menu.
TIME recently caught up with a line of esteemed molecular gastronomists, organic farmers, and nouveau chefs to find out what unique and unusual ingredients can turn your average turkey day feast upside down.
We’re less than 24 hours away from the moment of culinary truth. Head over to TIME.com for their recipes.