All posts tagged "thanksgiving"

  • Be thankful these 10 DC restaurants are open on Thanksgiving

    Why waste time trying to calculate the roasting time for that 17 pound turkey (if you’re curious, according to the folks at Butterball, it is...

  • Old World Autumn

    To an American mind, Thanksgiving can be a cultural touchstone. It's the Rockwellian dinner table. It's the lesbian Tofurky banquet. It's reunions of family and...

  • Food & Friends Calls for Volunteers

    Food & Friends, the local organization that provides specialized meals, groceries and nutrition counseling for people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, is...

  • Sweet Slice

    Crossing into November, the scent is in the air. No, not the smell of dead leaves and burning logs. It's fear – fear of pulling...

  • Thanksgiving, Easy as Pie

    Few people hate Thanksgiving, but plenty see it as daunting. It's one thing to get a few days off from work and either go out...

  • Thanksgiving Table Tableau

    Sometimes America takes a breather. Barack Obama heralds one of those eras. It's not that America completely disengages from the rest of the world, but...

  • Recipe Repository

    Thanksgiving can have a transformational effect on your kitchen, whether preparing traditional holiday favorites is your annual moment to shine or if you've decided that...

  • Family Feast: T-Day, My Way

    The first Thanksgiving dinners I remember were the most conventional. My family was still a nuclear one, living in suburban Springfield. Thanks to my Irish-American...

  • Family Feast: Cross Cultural

    Cooking my first Thanksgiving dinner for my in-laws last year, things were going perfectly up until the point when I sliced off the tip of...

  • Family Feast: Food for Thought

    You probably wouldn't expect to eat Ghormeh Sabzi on Thanksgiving Day. And unless you're Persian, you probably have no idea what the hell Ghormeh Sabzi...