Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

Don’t Feel Like Cooking Thursday? Get Thanksgiving to Go

The joys of take-out turkey

Y&H’s Top 5 Best/Worst Of, Holiday And Year-End Food Blog Listicles

Rounding up the roundups: 5. WaPo's "Best and Worst Dishes of 2011." I totally agree with Yonan on El Centro D.F. Worst. Tacos. Ever. 4. Washingtonian's "Top 10 Dining-World Dramas of 2011," complete with a gracious nod to Y&H. Hey, thanks for the plug! 3. HuffPo's top 6 suburban Chinese spots (and two in D.C.) […]

How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey

How many of you have been there? You've spent hours — no, make that days — working on the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. Then you pull it out of the oven and butcher it to death. Here's how to carve your bird. Video courtesy of Epicurious

Pysanky: When You Want to Take Your Easter Eggs to a New Level

Yes, I realize it's a little after-the-fact to tell you about pysanky, the Ukrainian-style Easter eggs that make those PAAS kit wannabes look like child's play (which, come to think of it, they are). A few years ago, our friend, Gina, introduced Carrie and I to the joys of hardcore hanky-pysanky. Yes, that sounds dirty, […]

Two Ways to Make Green Beer

How to Make Green Beer Uploaded by Howcast. – More college and campus videos Oh, why not? Have some fun. It's not like green dye will ruin your Bud Light anyway.

My Funny Valentine Dinners

Yesterday, as everyone with a honey knows, was Valentine's Day, one of the busiest restaurant days of the year. After mother nature took a giant snow dump on us last week, some restaurateurs were worried that their V-Day reservations might not be honored or might be canceled altogether (even as they secretly hoped to compensate […]

Merry Christmas from Young & Hungry

A Thanksgiving Tradition: The Kids’ Table

Raise your hand: Who among you was relegated to the kids' table during Thanksgiving? Y&H was. I didn't care, either. As a kid, I didn't get Thanksgiving, at least the gathering around the table for hours and doing nothing but eating. I was an active little snot and didn't like sitting among the adults, as […]

Check Twice Before Blaming the Cat this Thanksgiving

This is both creepy and cute. But you'd think the animator could have at least bought a pumpkin pie without a dent in the tin.

Pilgrim’s Pride: Your Opening Drink

As we head toward Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we’re all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]