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Thanksgiving dessert recipes 2016: Pies, cookies and cakes you'll want to save room for

You've stuffed yourself with turkey and creamed spinach and mashed potatoes and gravy and hey, another scoop of mashed potatoes, and you can already …

Dessert

Only the Best of the Best: Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

While Thanksgiving is only tomorrow, it's been Turkey Day the entire Fall season for us! We've been busy in the kitchen coming up with reinvented casseroles, reliable classics, and even a dessert or two. Before you rush to the store to stock up on your ingredients, take a look at all of our best …

Cooking

15 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dishes That Travel Well

Here's a situation you might find yourself in in the days leading up to Thanksgiving: You're not preparing the full dinner at your house this year (sweet relief!), but you <i>are</i> driving a few hours out of town or taking the train to spend the holiday with friends or family. And, like the avid and …

Cooking

16 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

Dessert on Thanksgiving is practically synonymous with pie—for many of us, it's the only day in the year that we eat pumpkin pie (some happily, some begrudgingly), but apple, pecan, and all sorts of other more unusual pies might find their way to the table. (My childhood Thanksgivings always …

Dessert

Next-Level Stuffing Recipes For All Your Holiday Meals

Turkey, <i>schmurkey</i>. We all know who the real stars of the holidays are: The sides. And maybe it's just because we only get to eat it one week out of …

Food

10 of the Strictest Food and Drink Laws from Around the World

01 of 11<p>Strict Laws Govern These 10 Products<p>Some food and drinks are so tied to a region that they simply aren’t as good if they're made anywhere …

The Best Mail Order Pumpkin Pies, Ranked

Believe it or not, it’s not too late to order a pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. The Eater team ordered nine pumpkin pies from bakeries with national distribution to find out which mail order pumpkin pies were the best tasting and which ones arrived in the best shape. Here are our findings.<p>(Planning …

Baking

11 Nonalcoholic Thanksgiving Drink Recipes

If the past is any indication, I am going to drink way too much this Thanksgiving. During a long day of cooking, eating, and hanging out with relatives, it's easy to lose track of what glass of wine you're on. Every year I tell myself I'll be more responsible, but this year I'm going to made it …

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22 Pumpkin Pie Alternative Recipes So Tasty, You Won’t Miss a Thing

Since everyone’s in PSL mode, it’s only natural to turn your thoughts to upcoming holiday baking, with visions of the ultimate pumpkin pie dancing in your head. But if the classic custard, cream and crust combo doesn’t do it for you anymore — maybe you’ve gone grain-free or dairy-free, or maybe you …

Dessert

How big a turkey should I buy? And other Thanksgiving FAQs, answered.

Thanksgiving is all about tradition, so it’s only natural that we field a lot of the same questions each year. Consider this guide a resource for your most pressing queries.<p>Feel free to ask for more help in our online chat on Nov. 15 and Nov. 22 — we’ll have the usual WaPo Food suspects on deck, …

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Twenty years later, ‘Space Jam’ is the movie we never knew we needed

In the middle of training for his big comeback, the world’s greatest basketball player switched between sweaty practice drills and conversations with a cartoon rabbit.<p>The result of that balancing act — “Space Jam” — opened 20 years ago today. Looking back on the movie starring Michael Jordan and …

Michael Jordan

6 Superheroic Novels Comic Book Fans Are Going to Love

Celia is no hero. She’s just a regular young woman who happens to be the daughter of superheroes. With the world-famous Captain Olympus and Spark for …

Comic Books

These 500 Drones Flying In Formation Are The Fireworks Of The Future

No smoke, no explosives. See what your Fourth of July will look like once drones take over.<p>In the 18 minutes it takes to blow up 30-some tons of fireworks for the Fourth of July show on the National Mall in D.C., it costs the government more than 200 grand. Bigger shows–like the massive Macy’s show …

The Best Movies To Watch While Traveling on a Plane

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How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Two Roads to Gooey, Stretchy, Extra-Cheesy Baked Mac and Cheese

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>For so many American kids, boxed macaroni and cheese is one of those bedrock foods, as foundational to their identity as hamburgers and pizza. As a result, it has shaped their …

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