Posts Tagged ‘turkey’

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

The joys of take-out turkey

What a Turkey: Some Fowl Marketing By Bev Eggleston

You might remember his harrowing pig calls from the Crafty Bastards festival this past October. (If you happened to be within earshot, how could you forget?) Now, the irrepressible Bev Eggleston of EcoFriendly Foods has gone the extra step to shill for his various ethically-raised animal products: he's donned feathers. Well, a cloth facsimile of […]

Which Local Beer Goes Best With Dark Meat?

Irrepressible ChurchKey beer director Greg Engert has a slew of ideas for beer and turkey pairings this Thanksgiving. Naturally. Washingtonian has his picks divided into white and dark meat pairings but all the suggestions are regional brews from Virginia, Maryland and D.C. To keep it simple, stick to District-made suds. That means DC Brau—The Citizen […]

Food News You Can Use: Tis the Season for Hangover Remedies

Let's get straight to the news: Volt chef and owner Bryan Voltaggio is apparently scouting around for another restaurant, which may or may not be the second coming of Volt. (Washington Business Journal) Tis the season for tying one on. Tis the season for hangover remedies, too. A number of local heavy hitters explain their […]

How Did You Prepare Your Thanksgiving Turkey?

There must be a 1,001 ways to prepare a turkey these days, and I suspect that I picked the hardest one yesterday: I smoked a bird. Let me tell you: Using a large, off-set barrel smoker to cook a 15-pound bird is no easy task. Not even with my friend and smoke mentor, Jim Shahin, […]

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

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 […]

Food News You Can Use: The Deep-Fry Your Halloween Candy Edition

Let's get right to the news: There's a bourbon dinner going down on Oct. 26 at Fourth Estate Restaurant at 529 14th St. NW, featuring five courses and, well, bourbon. (Girl Meets Food) The Red Derby opened a roof deck over the weekend, and it looks like it even has heaters! (Prince of Petworth) The […]

Eating the World Cup

The World Cup kicks off Friday in South Africa, and I'm starting to plan my soccer-watching itinerary.  Soccer tournaments have been my favorite occasions for food-touristing in the cities in which I've lived, and the World Cup offers the most wide-ranging opportunities at all. I recall perhaps most fondly one long night of quarterfinals in […]

Don’t Want to Cook For Thanksgiving? Drink Your Dinner This Year

The Internet is rife with Thanksgiving-themed beer pairings, so we've elected to take a slightly different tack. This  year why not drink beer made with the ingredients of all your Thanksgiving foods instead of eating the same old tired feast? It'll save you time in the kitchen, guaranteed. If you insist on cooking and need […]

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