Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

How About a Saison For Your Thanksgiving Table?

It's turkey time and that means like many if you, I am on my way to the store to pick up those last few items. Whether you need a handful of fresh ingredients for your own culinary endeavor or will be shopping for beverages or appetizers to take to your host, I encourage you to […]

Sarah Silverman’s Warm Childhood Memories of Thanksgiving

Sarah Silverman's Thanksgiving Special from Sarah Silverman If you know Silverman, you know this animated video is NSFW. Best line: "I don't think it was the turkey's top 5 favorite moment either." Video courtesy of Funny or Die

Meatless Eats: A Very Vegetarian Thanksgiving

With its gleaming, golden skin and (let's be honest) sheer size, the Thanksgiving turkey remains the holiday's marquee attraction. But the bird is not the only draw. In fact, cobbling together a meal with many, many meatless options offers a more interesting approach to dinner. Imagine your plate. Now, fill it with your favorites: mashed […]

Tired of the Same Old Roast Turkey? Try These Recipes for Thanksgiving.

The Washington Post's Jim Shahin is a barbecue alchemist. He takes an ordinary piece of meat, waves his hands over it (usually with salt and pepper in each fist), and sticks the protein into a black box. Hours later, from a thick plume of smoke, he'll pull out a blackened beauty glistening in its own […]

Food News You Can Use: Panera Is Taking Over the World

Patience may be a virtue, but it's not one of mine. Let's get straight to the news: Panera Bread opened its first D.C. location over the weekend with a spot at 1350 Connecticut Ave. NW in Dupont. (Prince of Petworth) Hey, bird brain, still haven't bought your Thanksgiving turkey yet? (We haven't either.) Here are […]

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

How to Improvise a Roasting Rack This Thanksgiving

A pair of simple techniques. So why do you need a roasting rack in the first place? Here are some words of wisdom from Cook's Illustrated (as pasted into someone else's site, apparently with permission. It's a brave new copyright world out there.) Video courtesy of

Food News You Can Use: How to Use Store-Bought Cranberry Sauce and Pawn It Off As Your Own

No time to waste, let's get straight to the news. Capitol Hill Sporting Goods at 727 8th St. SE will soon be replaced by a funky new tavern serving up American fare and offering live jazz and blues. (The Hill Is Home) During President Obama's trip to the Subcontinent this past weekend, the Indian government […]

Don’t Fry This at Home: Deep-Fried Turkey Disasters

Just remember this Thanksgiving: Frozen turkeys and hot fryer oil don't mix, unless you're celebrating the Fourth of July early.

Food News You Can Use: Why Fried Turkeys and Four Lokos Suck

Mike Shanahan's decision-making on Sunday may have been a bitter pill to swallow, but we're here today to rinse the nasty taste out of your mouth. Straight to the food news: A new Tryst-type spot called Bistro 18 will be opening up where Oya's Mini Bazaar and African Art used to be at 2420 18th […]