Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Roundup

Over the years of this blog’s existence, we’ve put out plenty of recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers, but not too many for Thanksgiving dinner itself.  The rationale for this was simple:  most of you really don’t want to mess with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Swiping right or left in the wine world

I’ll get the travel bragging out of the way first:  I got invited as a guest to a wine show near Florence, Italy, to taste wines and have discussions with around 40 winemakers and/or winery reps. That’s one of the … Continue reading

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How identical are individual bottles of the same wine?

You may have guessed by now that I love reading cookbooks and watching cooking shows.  Learning from others’ experiences is always a treat for me.  But the one thing I have to say that’s missing from nearly all of them … Continue reading

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Question authority — your wine authority, anyway

How can it be that Thanksgiving is next week? I walked out of the house in a t-shirt two days ago and was still a little warm. But the calendar tells us that it’s true. And of course, the number … Continue reading

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Let us give thanks for rosés this November 28th

Thanksgiving is a holiday that brings family and friends together.  Everyone tries to put differences aside and think of the things for which he or she is grateful and bask in good company. Those differences don’t have to be political … Continue reading

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In Season/On Special: Leftover Stuffing

Everyone has a zillion ideas about what to do with the leftover turkey – but what about the stuffing?  Chances are there is a container or two hanging out in your freezer still.  But beyond using it on sandwiches or … Continue reading

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A French-American Thanksgiving Leftover Mash-up

Ah, the detritus of Thanksgiving – the carcasses, the mess, the clash of traditions – and that’s just the guest dynamics!  Then there are the food leftovers. To some, the leftovers look just as good as the meal.  I’m not one … Continue reading

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Countdown to Turkey Day: DC Farmer’s Markets Round Up

Safeway got you down?  Does Giant work your last nerve?  Whole Foods wear you out?  Me too.  Where is the romance (not to mention the dirt)?  So blow them off and really get in the Thanksgiving spirit – bundle up this weekend … Continue reading

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