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Transform Canned Cranberry Sauce into Tasty Effervescent Cubes 

I know that haters of canned cranberry sauce exist. I don’t know any of them personally, but I know that they aren’t charmed by the little corrugated lines, nor are the amused by the sound it makes exiting the can. But even they would be swayed by these cubes of chilled congealed cranberry sauce, for […]

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Gumbo Is The Ultimate Vehicle for That Turkey Carcass

Happy Thanksgiving, all. I hope your turkey was moist, your pie crusts were flaky, and your racist relatives were absent. Once the big meal is cooked and (mostly) consumed, it will be time to turn our attention to leftovers, which is what we’ve been secretly waiting for anyway. I’m a big fan of throwing everything…Read […]

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Snacktaku Eats An Eight-Course Pringles Thanksgiving Dinner

In its latest attempt to replace all foods with processed potato product, Pringles takes on Thanksgiving dinner with eight different flavors—turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, macaroni and cheese and creamed corn. We’d say grace first, but no.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Politely Get Out of Eating Food You Don’t Like

Being a gracious dinner guest means finding polite ways to navigate prickly parts of the event—whether that’s minimizing awkward conversations or finding the right way to pass on a dish that makes your stomach churn. If you’re headed to someone else’s home for the holiday feasts this year, here’s how to turn down food…Read more… […]

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The Best Weed-Spiked Dishes For Your ‘Danksgiving’ Meal

Whether you enthusiastically celebrate the inherently strange tradition of Thanksgiving with a doofy fold-out paper turkey, or you reject the idea but love to feast with your family, the eating can be good for everyone. People love that tryptophan-laden centerpiece, but the side dishes are the star of the show for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Popeyes’ Cajun turkey is tastier than whatever you’re roasting this Thanksgiving

I just about fell out of my chair when a colleague suggested turkey meat tastes better than chicken. Taste is subjective, but still, the clean neutrality of chicken is more delicious (and versatile) than the gamey undertones you get with turkey. At the risk of heresy, I’m of the opinion Thanksgiving dinner is the…Read more… […]

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Meatless Thanksgiving Mains You’ll Want to Eat

Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together, but for vegetarians and vegans, holiday meals can be meat-centric to the point of alienation. Nobody—not even your worst cousin—should have to poke at leftover crudités, cranberry sauce, and maybe some stuffing while everyone else gets to eat whatever they want.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Vegans Feel Welcome at Your Omnivore Thanksgiving

As a carnivore whose foodie philosophy is “make things as delicious as possible, whatever it takes,” I used to see vegan dinner guests as something I had to workaround, and for that, I apologize. Vegan foodies can go on about how delicious soy bacon is, but as a cook who eats meat, I tended to […]

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It’s Dressing. Save a Life; Cut It Out With the Stuffing Shit

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is literally in just a few days. It seems like only yesterday that summer was lighting a literal fire under so many folks’ asses. But here we are. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; you get good food and fellowship with family and friends. And speaking of good food, it’s […]

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Introducing the Garsquashroom, the Vegetarian Answer to the Turducken

I don’t think vegetarians feel they are “missing out” on the experience of eating turkey, but I do think they miss out on some of the decadent pageantry. Thanksgiving should have a big reveal, but that reveal doesn’t have to be a dead animal. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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It’s Okay to Use Store Bought Stuff to Make Your Thanksgiving Easier

Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and I’ve exhausted my supply of Turkey Day puns. Like many of you, I sat down and planned out the whole affair well in advance, even changing the way I roast my turkey this year to cut down time in the kitchen and open the oven up to […]

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