Thanksgiving

Twitter Is Appalled At The West Coast's Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish

"I have never been ashamed to be from the West Coast until today."<p>Everybody knows the best part of the Thanksgiving meal is the sides. Forget that dry turkey ― serve up some mashed sweet potatoes or cornbread.<p>But when it comes to which side dishes are the best for the holiday meal, people on …

News (U.S.)

This Potato Peeling Hack Will Save You So Much Time On Thanksgiving

You never have to peel a potato again<p>Peeling potatoes sucks. There is no way around how much it sucks. It doesn’t matter if you have a fancy peeler …

Amazing

3 Vegetarian Main Dishes For Thanksgiving

Don’t settle for a plate full of sides. These flavorful entrées deserve a starring spot on your table.<p>Cauliflower en Croute<p>This beauty doubles as a …

Comfort Food

Irish People Taste American Thanksgiving Food for the First Time

In case you're having a hard time coming up with things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, here are seven: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and …

Cranberry Sauce

Watch: How bizarre, giant balloons took over New York’s famous Thanksgiving Day Parade

Early balloons included the Nantucket Sea Monster<p>Today, over 20 million people watch the Thanksgiving day parade on television. Started in 1924 as a …

Culture

Thanksgiving Jokes 2017: 20 Funny One-Liners To Share At Dinner

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time when families and friends get together to express gratitude for the preceding year and for the blessing of a …

News (U.S.)

The internet is trolling the New York Times over their brussels sprouts recipe

Twitter went postal after The New York Times posted a recipe for Brussels sprouts sliders, optimistically proclaiming it “your new favorite Thanksgiving appetizer.”<p>Although The New York Times felt that this recipe, sent to them by Marla Rose of Berwyn, Illinois, was “a creative and fun way to enjoy …

Food

The best way to roast a turkey

Welcome to your spatchcocking primer.<p>I have yet to decide on all of the accompaniments for my Thanksgiving table, but the one thing I do know is that I will spatchcock my turkey this year. My brother spatchcocked his way to incredible turkey last year and says it's the only way he'll ever roast a …

Internet Turns Donald Trump's Turkey Pardoning Into Tremendous Thanksgiving Meme

"President Trump didn’t pardon the whole turkey, just the white meat."<p>Be thankful for this meme of President Donald Trump pardoning his first turkey.<p>Trump did the honors for a bird named Drumstick on Tuesday, and it wasn’t long before people online began commenting on and manipulating the images of …

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A Drinking Game You Can Play With Your Cousins On Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. For many of us, its a family gathering structured by tradition: the annual ooo-ing and aaah-ing over the homemade pie, grumbling …

Mashed

51 Incredible Thanksgiving Desserts

Lattice-Top Apple Quince Pie<p>Portland pasty chef Michelle Vernier cooks the fruit ahead so the pie won’t collapse in the oven.<p><b>Recipe:</b> Lattice-Top …

Dessert

Your Thanksgiving Meal Prep Questions, Answered

Thanksgiving is on Thursday. If you're hosting this year, are you ready?<p>For some, menu planning and turkey and sides cooking won't involve breaking a …

Montana

'Big mistake' to do this on Thanksgiving, nutritionist says

On Thanksgiving, people may forgo breakfast or lunch to save room for a feast in the evening. But this is not the best strategy to avoid packing on the pounds this holiday season, according to one nutritionist.<p>"It's a big mistake to fast before a big meal at a party, or at Thanksgiving dinner," …

Health

The 3-Ingredient Green Bean Dish You Need to Make This Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving, we tend to fuss over green beans far more than usual, coating them in creamy mushroom sauces and basting them in butter. A dish that, most of the year, is relegated to a second-though side becomes one of <i>the</i> classics, with all the pomp and strong opinions that position implies.<p>At my …

Vegetables

To Brine or Not to Brine? How to Prep Your Turkey This Thanksgiving

Every year lots of articles come out about "how to brine a turkey" just in time for Thanksgiving. There are people who swear by brining, to be sure, …

Recipes

Native women tell the real history of Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, as families across the country sit down to share a meal, Native American women are speaking out to share the history behind the …

Abraham Lincoln

Thanksgiving pies (almost) too pretty to eat

The first Thanksgiving pie that Lauren Ko made was a disaster.<p>She watched her in-laws politely chew through an undercooked, runny marionberry pie. “I …

Recipes

How the price of Thanksgiving dinner has risen for traditionalists, hipsters, and gluttons

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving isn’t getting any cheaper.<p>Over the past 20 years, the prices of turkey, potatoes, biscuits, pies, and other core Thanksgiving fare have risen steadily in the US. To help quantify this rise, Quartz cooked up the TURKEY Inflation IndexTM (Thanksgiving Underlying Rate …

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Why this ‘RHONJ’ newbie spent one Thanksgiving in tears

For Margaret Josephs, her first Thanksgiving with second husband, “Super Joe” Benigno, was bittersweet.<p>“No one was with us because we were both …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on Thanksgiving

1. Refusing the Help of Your Guests<p>If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, it’s likely you have a very clear vision of how you want the meal to go. …

Mashed

A Quest To Make The Best Thanksgiving Stuffing On Earth

Stuffing has as many recipes as your drunk uncle has hot takes on politics. There are so many variations that picking the “right” stuffing to bake on Thanksgiving can be as confusing as to whether to call it ‘stuffing’ or ‘dressing.’ Cornbread, cornbread/bread mix, sausages or bacon, oysters, fresh …

Recipes

Does Canada celebrate thanksgiving? When and why do they do it?

<b>Canada also celebrates Thanksgiving once a year, however there are some differences between their celebration and that of their US neighbours’.</b><p>In …

Canada

Why I'm Spending Thanksgiving with My Ex-Husband

Just over a year ago, my husband and I decided to separate, but since it was the holidays, we agreed we would wait to tell our kids about this life …

Mashed

Turkey 101: How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey

Are you cooking the Thanksgiving turkey this year? Even those of us who cook for a living can feel the pressure when it comes to this holiday meal. You’ve got the bird — and it’s big — and one shot to get it right. This is performance anxiety, of the Norman Rockwell kind.<p>But don’t stress. Take a …

Frozen

8 best store-bought pumpkin pies that everyone will think you made from scratch

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and you’re in quite the predicament. You agreed to bring a homemade pumpkin pie to your family dinner but one thing led to …

Pumpkin Pie

Wine Enthusiast Podcast: Not Your Average Thanksgiving

From sommeliers to cider gurus and cicerones, we talk to experts in wine—and beyond—in pursuit of the perfect Thanksgiving food pairing.<p>Add some …

Blue Apron

4 common reasons your turkey is dry (and how to avoid them)

Every year on Thanksgiving, a few well-meaning friends wish me a “happy turkey day.” And while I’m happy to receive their thoughtful messages, …

Frozen

Thanksgiving taste testers ate lots of pie to see if ancient recipes hold up

Thanksgiving means one thing: pie. And lots of it.<p>The UC Berkeley Library scoured its collection of 900 cookbooks to find old recipes for …

Cookbooks

How to make healthy mashed potatoes that still taste good

Mashed potatoes don’t exactly sound like health food, but the dish often gets a bad reputation. Potatoes are actually low in calories, with only 110 …

Mashed

Food Network Ruins Thanksgiving With ‘Ultimate Mac and Cheese’

Geoffrey Zakarian is not here for this<p>On Monday, it looked like the NYT’s Brussels sprout sliders were vying for the title of Most Eye-roll Inducing Thanksgiving Recipe of 2017. But now, there is a new contender for the throne — and boy oh boy is it a doozy. Last week, the Food Network posted this …

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