No doubt most of the U.S. is tired of turkey by now — I’ve had turkey at least once a day since Thursday and confess to being well over it — but I want to document how I cooked our family turkey this year because it was fantastic, and I want to remember to cook […]
Here’s a very American cocktail for your Thanksgiving holiday weekend: the Marconi Wireless. It’s pretty much a Manhattan but with applejack instead of bourbon. The applejack is what makes it American, and seasonal to boot. Find the recipe here, in a post by Paul Clarke all the way back in 2007. Fortunately, good drinks never go […]
Happy Thanksgiving from me and my niece, Rachel. Created in Brushes for the iPad.
For Thanksgiving, I was a baking fool. I made bread (using the no-knead recipe I blogged a while back) plus a nice pecan pie. For pecan pie, I use a recipe from Comfort Food by Holly Garrison. Mom gave me this cookbook years ago; it’s my go-to cookbook for really rich desserts and classic American […]
There are many Christmas songs but few Thanksgiving songs. In fact the only one I know is "Alice’s Restaurant Massacre" by Arlo Guthrie. It’s 18 minutes long, so I think that makes it count for five songs. (A big Thanksgiving thank you to Uncle Crappy for reminding me about the song, which seems to slip […]
Over at “If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger…,” Tom Sutpen has posted photos from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades of years past. they seem to be from different years — check the theater marquees to see the movies playing when each photo was shot. Happy Thanksgiving!