Thanksgiving blog posts
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Black Friday: Greed for the 99%'ers
Greed isn't reserved for the rich, and it isn't an all-or-nothing, good-or-evil proposition. Greed is a sneaky foe that creeps up on us normal folks, too... All alone on Thanksgiving night,I decided ...
11/27/12 at 8:49 AM Alone on Thanksgiving 11/23/12 at 10:16 AM
Come Together 1/28/12 at 9:24 AM
Feasting followed by fasting
Im stuffed. Are you stuffed? Odds are, after what was a day of culinary indulgence yesterday, we are all stuffed. At our house, the menu included both the old and the new. It wouldnt be Thanksgiving w...
11/23/12 at 2:11 AM Squashing any difficulties 11/9/12 at 2:20 PM
Delicious dilemma 11/25/11 at 8:23 AM
I wanted to take a moment to wish each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving. I know we should all do it more often, but Thanksgiving is a day when we can truly count our blessings. As I write t...
11/21/12 at 5:21 PM
Tunisian Turkey: A Feast to be Thankful For
My final Tunisian post...the Thanksgiving conclusion of a pilgrim in a new land. Weve all read books (or blog posts, or magazine stories), or seen movies about Americans in foreign lands feeling h...
11/21/12 at 5:20 PM "Clementine! Mandarine!" 11/13/12 at 8:18 AM
Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Colossal Calories
Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all the wonderful things in our lives, as well as a time to enjoy a delicious meal shared with ones family. Food should be enjoyed on Thanksgiving; this being...
11/8/12 at 9:08 AM Leftover Turkey Meal Ideas 11/21/11 at 2:00 AM
Black Friday: A Sign of Tradition, A Sign of the Times, or A Sign of Tyranny?
As I write this column entry, people in the USA as well as American expatriates residing in Europe, Australia, Asia and elsewhere are celebrating Thanksgiving. The holiday, which occurs every fourth...
11/26/11 at 1:54 AM
Pumpkin Pie? No, thank you.
A custard-like mixture of pureed pumpkin, eggs, seasonal spices, sugar and cream makes its way to the dinner table in many homes in America on Thanksgiving Day. I'll pass on that, thank you. It's not...
11/23/11 at 8:15 AM A secret ingredient and a generous chunk of cream cheese boost Claiborne's pecan pie right over the top! 11/14/10 at 1:03 AM
Roast Chicken with Italian Sausage Stuffing is comfort food 11/7/10 at 1:01 AM
Thankful for farmers
For the residents of southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa who are familiar with local celebrations, Turkey Day has completely different connotations. Theres the Turkey Day in September, when Worthi...
11/21/11 at 6:13 PM
Christmas seems to be the only holiday that gets a soundtrack. Unfortunately, many people get quite tired of that soundtrack. I've had at least a few people tell me how much they hate Christmas caro...
11/21/11 at 7:00 AM Plenty to Be Thankful For 11/27/09 at 2:09 PM
Happy Hallowthanksmas! 10/5/09 at 6:07 AM
1939: Dinners on Parade
Thanksgiving dinners march down the parade route at the first King Turkey Day in 1939....
10/19/10 at 6:00 PM 1939: Wait, Thanksgiving Is When, Now?! 10/4/10 at 6:00 PM
1934: I've Got Plenty to Be Thankful For 12/2/09 at 12:00 AM