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Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips

LAST-MINUTE TIPS FOR A GOOD THANKSGIVING Whether you make a traditional or nontraditional meal, there may be a tip or two here that you find helpful: Keep flowers and other centerpieces lower than 8 inches so that everyone at the table can see each other. Don’t use packaged bread crumbs or cubes for dressing. Use fresh sourdough bread, torn into pieces and set out to dry overnight. Do not overcook the turkey. When the thigh meat is 180 degrees, the… Read More »

Spaghetti Carbonara: It’s Not Just For Thanksgiving

Years ago, writer Calvin Trillin suggested replacing traditional turkey with spaghetti carbonara as the official Thanksgiving dish. That’s probably never going to happen but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to the classic Roman dish at this time of year. It’s a perfect main course for Sunday night supper. … Read More »