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

  • Am 11 Sep 2019 veröffentlicht
  • 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  Vor 3 Tage +1760

    Get an iconic Claire shirt here:

    • Rick Beethe
      Rick Beethe Vor 12 Stunden

      Need a 2xlt or xlt size

    • Breanna Vo
      Breanna Vo Vor 12 Stunden

      Claire should make some Choco pies

    • Jeremy Cisneros
      Jeremy Cisneros Vor 20 Stunden

      What if you put food coloring in the syrup to make like rock canday and dip them or spray them

    • Dee DeeMC
      Dee DeeMC Vor 22 Stunden

      Chewy Lemonheads would be a an awesome thing to make gourmet!!

  • Mice are Life mouse care
    Mice are Life mouse care Vor 9 Stunden

    I love m&ms

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  • heyits_Jae
    heyits_Jae Vor 9 Stunden

    anyone else wonders why she buys so much of the thing shes making like i get trying all of the flavors but she bought like 2 huge bags of the peanut ones

  • Evan Goyette
    Evan Goyette Vor 9 Stunden

    Peanut butter M&M's are the superior M&M.

  • Evan Johnson
    Evan Johnson Vor 9 Stunden

    Me: “I wonder what goes wrong for this to be a 40 minute episode”
    Claire’s computer: “the chocolate is tempered”
    Me “ *ohhhhhhh snap* “

  • m pope
    m pope Vor 9 Stunden

    could have used a stamp for the m

  • olivia unexplained
    olivia unexplained Vor 9 Stunden +1

    Next episode: Taki’s!!

  • Benicia Livorsi
    Benicia Livorsi Vor 10 Stunden +1

    Were those the experts from Chasing the Cure in the background around 7:45?

  • V R
    V R Vor 10 Stunden

    Omg chris pep talk vs brad's one lmao!

  • Asrida saskia novarida
    Asrida saskia novarida Vor 10 Stunden

    Computer : ................tempering.
    Claire : I aM sO mAD.
    Me is Chris in the background 6:30

  • Jheysa Pires
    Jheysa Pires Vor 10 Stunden

    why doesn’t claire temper chocolate with ban marie and thermomether? so so so much easier!!!

  • e d l ☾
    e d l ☾ Vor 10 Stunden


  • Akshay Chandrashekaran
    Akshay Chandrashekaran Vor 10 Stunden

    Working on something so smooth is a pointless exercise.. lol

  • Shamir Patel
    Shamir Patel Vor 10 Stunden

    Claire, Please try and make smarties which in the British Commonwealth is far more popular and better but also uses natural sources for the colour on the dragées which is what a smartie is and also M&M.

  • rbrearey
    rbrearey Vor 10 Stunden

    A rock tumbler for a candy panning machine? $60 as opposed to $1500

  • Meliscia Jackman
    Meliscia Jackman Vor 10 Stunden

    What type of counters do you have in the test kitchen?

  • Kailyn Mackenzie
    Kailyn Mackenzie Vor 10 Stunden

    The fact that they didn’t have peanut butter m&ms in the intro broke my heart

  • V a l e r i a
    V a l e r i a Vor 10 Stunden

    20:42 I don’t think I’ve ever seen Brad without a beanie or a hat on and I’m really freaked out...... just me ok 😂

  • Shirley Zhang
    Shirley Zhang Vor 10 Stunden

    I wonder if a gelatin coating would have made it shiny?! amazing work, claire!! absolute legend.

  • George Price
    George Price Vor 10 Stunden

    I will never get over how large the bags of m&m's are in the US

  • Isabelle Martinez
    Isabelle Martinez Vor 10 Stunden

    sun chips claire

  • mom2mmpt
    mom2mmpt Vor 10 Stunden

    Her fellow gourmet chefs have realized the fragility of her soul. Upon settling for the final version of the m&m's, they smooth her emotions with their quiet compliments. I would play poker with any of them. And make a killing. God love them, their hearts were in the right place. I feel confident Gourmet Makes will be revisiting the peanut m&m's. Claire was not satisfied. It must be re-done.

  • Lunalivvy
    Lunalivvy Vor 10 Stunden +1

    Am I the only one that doesn’t like peanut m&ms?? The caramel/mini/crispy m&ms are the best

  • mom2mmpt
    mom2mmpt Vor 10 Stunden

    She likes it! Hey, Rhoda! (The Mikey of Bon Appetit)

  • Sofia Diaz-Solano
    Sofia Diaz-Solano Vor 10 Stunden

    Make toblerone😱😱😱

  • Tawmie The Mexican Valley Guy

    omg when Claire said it was 5:01, it’s 5:01 real time... omg

  • Crazy master Xx
    Crazy master Xx Vor 10 Stunden

    That don’t make gourmet m&ms they just talk and describe about them for 40 MINUTES STRAIGHT you jus got clickbated

  • Sarah Turtle
    Sarah Turtle Vor 10 Stunden

    You should do a better candy corn

  • kkaradin
    kkaradin Vor 11 Stunden

    color the royal icing and then dip?

  • Ayumi Heath
    Ayumi Heath Vor 11 Stunden

    anyone else notice the ingredients audio was weird

  • Liz A
    Liz A Vor 11 Stunden +1

    Uuuumm.....I'm gonna need a spinoff series of Claire travelling the world recreating bizarre dishes......obviously with Brad in tow. These kids ARE the chocolate and peanut..... the camera loves them, as do the 2+million viewers. Get on it Food Network. ..and please hurry.

  • Izzy Sgro
    Izzy Sgro Vor 11 Stunden

    DO TAKIS!!

  • Elisa
    Elisa Vor 11 Stunden

    I think this is the first time i see Brad without a hat😮

  • Faye's Food
    Faye's Food Vor 11 Stunden

    Please, for the love of all that's holy, re-create the WWF ice cream bars. They haven't made them in like a decade and I miss them soo much. This would be a recipe I'd actually re-create if the recipe is given. Please, Claire and BA...bring back our childhoods!

  • evolvve
    evolvve Vor 11 Stunden

    *Finds a bag of M&M's* I'm enjoying this x10 more.

  • Shruti S. Vyas
    Shruti S. Vyas Vor 11 Stunden

    Please makes Jaffa cakes!! Would love a gourmet version of those

  • Golgiapparatus2
    Golgiapparatus2 Vor 12 Stunden

    Only thing better than peanut m&m's were peanut butter m&m's

  • 493Rae Kitten
    493Rae Kitten Vor 12 Stunden

    Make cookie dough bites!

  • Susan Parker
    Susan Parker Vor 12 Stunden

    You can use a home tumble marinator to replicate a candy panning machine. Just leave off the lid and tumble on the shell.

  • Rick Beethe
    Rick Beethe Vor 12 Stunden

    Maybe Rhoda should do an episode of Gourmet Makes?

  • hazzard45
    hazzard45 Vor 12 Stunden

    30:05 ay yo who farted

  • Dexter Reaves
    Dexter Reaves Vor 12 Stunden

    Please take a chocolate tempering class and share!!!

  • 493Rae Kitten
    493Rae Kitten Vor 12 Stunden

    Peanut butter m and ms are the best
    Eating m and ms while I watch

  • Amanda Krekow
    Amanda Krekow Vor 12 Stunden

    She should have bought a rock polisher on amazon

  • Ariel Brill
    Ariel Brill Vor 12 Stunden

    31:08 is the face of true concentration

  • Alonzo Hernández
    Alonzo Hernández Vor 12 Stunden

    T o b l e r o n e

  • Grecia Hatzis
    Grecia Hatzis Vor 12 Stunden

    You should make air heads next 😏

  • Zudexa
    Zudexa Vor 12 Stunden

    Clicked off the video because peanut m&ms

  • *TheKerbalEngineer*
    *TheKerbalEngineer* Vor 12 Stunden

    The Hazelnut Spread And Peanut Butter Are Tied For The Best

  • Moxie
    Moxie Vor 12 Stunden

    31:13 did they mess up the original and gourmet signs? I think it should be reversed... no?

  • Torin Forst
    Torin Forst Vor 13 Stunden

    What about a rock tumbler for small batches of things like this? Or if nothing else, just the base that would do the spinning.

  • Liliana Seoror
    Liliana Seoror Vor 13 Stunden

    what about white m&ms with colored c's for claire

  • ayanna smith
    ayanna smith Vor 13 Stunden

    Why did she leave for a month?

  • Jordan Zurbruegg
    Jordan Zurbruegg Vor 13 Stunden

    This is criminal I don't have chocolate to eat while watching this!!

  • Kammy Hornsby
    Kammy Hornsby Vor 13 Stunden

    Can we do a switcheroo type thing where brad and Clair just switch shows for an episode or two. I would pay so much money to see this happen.

  • DrAnimeAsian
    DrAnimeAsian Vor 13 Stunden +1

    air brushing too close, its like paint, it need to have some distance and do passes

  • Rosa Mello Jones
    Rosa Mello Jones Vor 13 Stunden

    35:00 an encouraging Chris

  • Bill Ensor
    Bill Ensor Vor 13 Stunden


  • Jeremy Brown
    Jeremy Brown Vor 13 Stunden

    So the candy pans polish the candy like a rock tumbler. So constant rotation and contact with the other m&ms is whats smooths them. I bet that the peanut m&ms are coated flat and put into the pans and the coating is added slowly and the rotation is what smooths the chocolate and later the candy coating.

  • Shaina Ardell
    Shaina Ardell Vor 13 Stunden

    Claire, make maltesers or malt eggs sometime! or make gourmet marshmallow bananas and strawberries! You're doing great!