Thanksgiving is a family affair, and one in which every member of the family can contribute. While not all children need to be in the kitchen helping to prepare the feast, children of any age can make something out of craft materials to help decorate the house and table.
Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy great food with family and friends and reflect on what’s important. Decorating the table doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Therw are plenty of creative options beyond the cornucopia. Take a look at these elegant and easy alternatives.
When it comes to holiday meals, Minnesotans have their go-to recipes that have withstood the test of time. But sometimes it’s fun to switch it up. Chef Peter Makens shares his traditional holiday recipe for brining the turkey along with his prized sweet potato gratin recipe and some tips that can be useful when the time comes to play holiday host or hostess.
The Gopher state is home to some great places where you can find a delicious dish incorporating pumpkin as the main ingredient.
Try some of these creative, quick and easy ways to jazz up and rethink the dreaded Thanksgiving leftovers as recommended by local chefs. Leftovers don’t have to be boring and drab, they can be reinvented into new and exciting dishes that the whole family will enjoy.
Rather than waking up at 4 a.m. to put the turkey in the oven, peel and mash the potatoes, snip and bake the green-bean casserole, bake a pumpkin pie and brown the buns, you can head to one of these fine eateries for an equally delicious meal on Thanksgiving day.
Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.
Finding a pie to buy is easy. Finding a really good pie to buy is hard.
Do you find yourself overwhelmed this year, wishing you had more time to enjoy the holidays and less time to spend in the kitchen? You can order in a whole Turkey Day meal for around the same cost as making it yourself.