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5 Non Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Feast

Tradition. It’s a word synonymous with Thanksgiving and the musical Fiddler on the Roof. Between the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and, The National Dog Show, all you have to do is throw in some stuffing, turkey and a pumpkin pie-induced nap and you've just landed yourself a Thanksgiving chock full of tradition. While most people find comfort in the traditional Thanksgiving, this year I urge you to mix it up a bit just like the pilgrims did all those years ago. I've scoured the interwebs to come up with these five non traditional Thanksgiving side dishes to throw on the table this year. Keep an open mind, and don’t worry— I’m here to hold your hand through these changes.

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3 Hot Holiday Drink Recipes to Warm Your Soul

Hot Holiday Drinks

While chestnuts roasting over an open fire are all well and fine, when it feels like your fingers are going to freeze off, they aren’t worth the wait. However, a nice hot holiday drink not only warms the fingers, it warms the soul as well, and it does it with quickness. Read on for hot holiday drink recipes...

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Roasting Pans: A Heavy Metal Thanksgiving

Roasting Pan for Thanksgiving Turkey

It takes a certain level of skill to roast a turkey. Cooking it for too long and not basting enough can result in a dry, chalky bird that the entire family picks at, but never really eats. But did you know that the kind of roasting pan you use can impact how the turkey cooks as well? Read on...

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15 Essential Kitchen Tools for Thanksgiving

Posted on October 24, 2014
Thanksgiving Kitchen Supplies

For the other 364 days of the year, your kitchen may hum along just fine without any need to think about what kind of tools, gadgets and what-nots are available for use. But come that magical Thursday in November, the unprepared commence on a mad dash to grocery stores for ridiculously marked up roasting pans, basters and other necessities.

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How to Select the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Posted on October 24, 2014
How to Select the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Ever had a Thanksgiving dinner that started at 9 p.m.? I have. The late chow time was due to inexperience and a completely frozen turkey. Luckily, my past mistakes are now the catalyst for an informative and insightful post on how to select (and thaw) the perfect Thanksgiving Turkey. Use this guide and get it done right, the first time.

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