Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Classic Covers: How to Handle a Turkey

It isn’t just the farmers and poultry truck drivers who have a hard time handling turkeys. Sometimes the big birds were a handful for our cover artists and models. Why did one famous cover artist start “to feel like an assassin”? ... More

Roast Turkey with Apples

Roast Turkey with Apples (Makes 12 servings) Brine: 1 1/2 cups kosher salt 1 1/4 cups brown sugar 10 whole cloves 3 teaspoons black peppercorns 2 quarts apple cider 4 quarts water Zest from 1 orange 3 teaspoons dried thyme Make brine 1 day before roasting turkey. Combine all ingredients in nonreactive pot. Bring mixture […] ... More

Thanksgiving … 1950

Hard, hard it is, this anxious autumn, To lift the heavy mind from its dark forebodings; To sit at the bright feast, and with ruddy cheer Give thanks for the harvest of a troubled year. The clouds move and shift, withdraw to new positions on the hills; The sky above us is a thinning haze—a […] ... More

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms (Makes 6 to 8 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pound gluten-free Italian sausage 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 cup (3 ounces) Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1 large egg yolk, lightly beaten 24 large mushrooms, stemmed 1/3 cup dry […] ... More

A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving?

Holiday feasts can present a difficult challenge for the 2 million Americans with celiac disease, an intolerance of the protein gluten found in wheat, rye, and barley. If you or one of your guests are on a gluten-free diet, check out these crowd-pleasing holiday recipes. ... More

Roasted Parsnips with Horseradish Herb Butter

Roasted Parsnips with Horseradish Herb Butter (Makes 6 servings) 3 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 2-by-1/2-inch pieces 3 large carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup gluten-free chicken stock 1/4 stick unsalted butter, softened 1 teaspoon prepared gluten-free horseradish sauce 1 tablespoon […] ... More

Deep Dish Cranberry Pie

Deep Dish Cranberry Pie (Makes 8 to 10 servings) Crust: 1 1/4 cup gluten-free flour 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, chilled 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons ice water, or more as needed Place gluten-free flour and salt in medium bowl. Using pastry cutter or 2 knives, […] ... More

Talking Turkey

Dubbed one of the world’s healthiest “super foods,” lean protein-rich turkey is the undisputed star of Thanksgiving. ... More

Sweet Potato Casserole

My mom always makes this on Thanksgiving. This recipe reminds me of my childhood. I love the way the marshmallows get caramelized on the outside and gooey on the inside—reminds me of smores. ... More

Turkey Potpie

This is a staple in our family around the holidays. It tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen, but it’s very easy to prepare. It’s also a comforting, warm treat on a chilly day and a great way to enjoy leftover turkey. ... More
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