Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet M&M's | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 11 September 2019
  • Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make gourmet M&M's. M&M's are available in just about every color known to man, but there is one color that is objectively the best: green. Scientists have puzzled over this curiosity since the inception of M&M's in 1941. MIT Professor of Cognitive Sciences Dr. Bertrand Mathers has dedicated the entirety of his postdoctoral studies to this conundrum, labeling it the Green M&M Dilemma. With the dedicated assistance of researcher Loretta Marshall, Mathers has finally unveiled his ultimate theory on the subject. “After more than fifty years of sleepless nights, proposed and rejected ideas and quite a few cavities,” Dr. Mathers read from a lectern at an August 15, 2019 press conference, “My life’s work has finally reached its culmination. I have found the solution to the Green M&M Dilemma.” Dr. Mathers, never one to skimp on dramatics, spun around to face a chalkboard covered by a red velvet curtain. Pulling it aside, he revealed his grand solution: ‘The color green is the best color, so therefore green M&M’s are the best M&M’s.’ A stunned silence in the crowd was quickly following by a standing ovation lasting over five minutes. Finally, as the applause died down, Dr. Mathers, red-cheeked and clutching a bottle of celebratory champagne, added: “And now we begin our studies into why blue M&M’s are definitely the next best M&M’s!”
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  • Bon Appétit
    Bon Appétit   6 days back

    Get an iconic Claire shirt here:

    • Siddhi amin
      Siddhi amin  13 hours back

      @sinny k diary milk chocolates are sweet milk chocolates, they taste amazing...check em out on google

    • El Latonero
      El Latonero  15 hours back

      Want some apron 😩

    • sinny k
      sinny k  15 hours back

      @Siddhi amin what is diary milk chocolates?

    • Bilgeese Nasher
      Bilgeese Nasher  17 hours back

      Bon Appétit can Claire please make

  • Alba S
    Alba S  9 minutes back

    Wait... "original" m&ms DON'T have peanuts in them?! I thought the peanut was the whole idea

    • Emi P
      Emi P  16 minutes back

      Please try making Garden Veggie Straws!! You know those "healthy" chips that are orange, green, or yellow and shaped like a long hollow rectangle

      • Andrew Byrne
        Andrew Byrne  28 minutes back

        "Are they using like food grade shellac or something?"
        "That's what I used"

          SCARYCHEWINGGUM  29 minutes back

          I feel like using a royal icing would have been a good idea for the white layer?

            SCARYCHEWINGGUM  27 minutes back

            And she says that 5 mins after I post this! Now I look like a fool!

        • EbisuCH
          EbisuCH  37 minutes back

          so this is the longest gourmet she ever made now

          • Janine Janine
            Janine Janine  51 minutes back

            I wonder if a rock tumbler would have been a good tool for this project

            • omar habib
              omar habib  51 minutes back

              Isn't just Dragee ? check the recipe for dragee claire ! You can do it !

              • xam maharg
                xam maharg  1 hours back

                Claire's have character.

                • Hannah Stinson
                  Hannah Stinson  1 hours back

                  i love the edit in the beginning where claire just says "DAMMIT"

                  • creinstein
                    creinstein  1 hours back

                    Make Ben and Jerry's ice cream next??

                    • Jenn Petersen
                      Jenn Petersen  1 hours back

                      Would love to see you try to make circus peanuts.

                      • Lunar Ink
                        Lunar Ink  2 hours back

                        YAS P E A N U T M & M ' S

                        • Whitney Nich
                          Whitney Nich  2 hours back

                          im subscribed just for claire videos !

                          • Charming nowhere to hide
                            Charming nowhere to hide  2 hours back

                            i'm sorry claire, if you ever read this. the brown coloured m&m's looked like deer poop LOL

                        • grayson dekker
                          grayson dekker  2 hours back

                          Or candy corn which is one of my guilty pleasures

                        • grayson dekker
                          grayson dekker  2 hours back

                          Clare should try making warheads gourmet

                          • Vanessa Hannah
                            Vanessa Hannah  2 hours back

                            Can you make Gourmet Maltesers?

                            • MWYANT19
                              MWYANT19  2 hours back

                              why are they so effin terrible at this evert time

                              • Titan Titus
                                Titan Titus  2 hours back

                                The forbidden purple cookie

                                • Maria Kyprianou
                                  Maria Kyprianou  2 hours back

                                  The instruction part at the end ..... LOL

                                  • brontë woolf
                                    brontë woolf  3 hours back

                                    Can claire do liquorish babies next? Or maybe those coke bottle candies?

                                    • Jessica King
                                      Jessica King  3 hours back

                                      As soon as the video said tempered chocolate I went "Ahhh! Poor Claire!"

                                      • Luca Gray
                                        Luca Gray  3 hours back


                                        • dmadrigal821
                                          dmadrigal821  3 hours back

                                          i wonder what would have happened if she had airbrushed the royal icing if she thinned it out enough

                                          • Roddy Smith
                                            Roddy Smith  3 hours back

                                            I kinda want her to do gourmet pinballs episode

                                            • Samantha Aviles
                                              Samantha Aviles  3 hours back

                                              Reeses pieces next

                                              • Bethany Smith
                                                Bethany Smith  4 hours back

                                                Please make gourmet pirates booty!!!! I need to see how it’s done!!!!

                                                • Tea
                                                  Tea  4 hours back

                                                  I love whoever edits this

                                                  • mmarch1087
                                                    mmarch1087  4 hours back

                                                    the next can be Gourmet Tootsie Rolls

                                                    • Josue Munoz
                                                      Josue Munoz  4 hours back

                                                      Gourmet make unedited vid ????? I wanna see all the hard work and mishaps

                                                      • Jasmine
                                                        Jasmine  4 hours back

                                                        i'm sorry claire, if you ever read this. the brown coloured m&m's looked like deer poop LOL

                                                        • Ali Allred
                                                          Ali Allred  5 hours back

                                                          Am i the only one who hates m&ms

                                                          • Jasmine
                                                            Jasmine  4 hours back

                                                            I'm not sure why Claire Saffitz didn't dip the candies in confectioner's sugar solution before destroying a salad spinner.

                                                        • Gabriel Self
                                                          Gabriel Self  5 hours back

                                                          Please stop mentioning Amazon who are helping torture migrants. Thanks!

                                                          • Shogun
                                                            Shogun  5 hours back

                                                            Peanut M&Ms are the devils work, they're horrible.

                                                            • Света Лазаренко

                                                              CLAIRE You nned to colab with Raiza Costa RIGHT NOW Temper chocolate Make connoisseur sweet Please

                                                              • Arya1999
                                                                Arya1999  6 hours back

                                                                My favourite "candy" snack is dark chocolate pretzel flips, but is that really a candy?

                                                                • jules hoveland
                                                                  jules hoveland  7 hours back

                                                                  My trypophobia made this video so hard to watch 🤢

                                                                  • Jessie Freeland
                                                                    Jessie Freeland  7 hours back

                                                                    Haribo gummy bears

                                                                    • Arya1999
                                                                      Arya1999  7 hours back

                                                                      *insert I'm your biggest fan joke here*

                                                                      • Aaron Bartlett
                                                                        Aaron Bartlett  7 hours back

                                                                        Lil Tip: When making molds like that, Cut a shape on the ends/exterior this can then be used to line up the sides quickly and easily.

                                                                        • Rose Ray
                                                                          Rose Ray  8 hours back

                                                                          Where's coffeenut???

                                                                          • Abbey Griffiths
                                                                            Abbey Griffiths  8 hours back

                                                                            Does Claire not realise you can easily temper chocolate in a microwave?! Why does she make it so hard for herself

                                                                            • Rikki
                                                                              Rikki  8 hours back

                                                                              27:12 did she just make a comparison with CRACK! 💀😂

                                                                              • John Toth
                                                                                John Toth  9 hours back

                                                                                The absolute best that could have been accomplished without using Carnauba wax

                                                                                • Milos Kozlovacki
                                                                                  Milos Kozlovacki  9 hours back

                                                                                  Im just waiting for one of these videos being shot in 180 VR so we can all reach out with our hands like idiots, trying to touch the food. I wont stop posting about this you guys.

                                                                                  • Hettie Petra
                                                                                    Hettie Petra  9 hours back

                                                                                    The snack size pouches, two of them are equal to the normal size bad in England 😭😂✊🏼

                                                                                    • William Jennings
                                                                                      William Jennings  11 hours back

                                                                                      I'm not sure why Claire Saffitz didn't dip the candies in confectioner's sugar solution before destroying a salad spinner.

                                                                                    • Tzuyu The Yoda
                                                                                      Tzuyu The Yoda  11 hours back

                                                                                      GOURMET PIZZA ROLLS YES YES YESSSSS