Great food ideas for a fantasy and sci-fi themed Thanksgiving
features recipes from Inn at the Crossroads
(medieval recipes/Game of Thrones), Harry Potter Recipes
, and The Geeky Chef
("a collection of recipes inspired by books, movies, and video games").
Food Lab Filter: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt presents the "Complete Guide to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving, MetaFilter! If you have friends from different parts of the U.S., you might have wondered why they consider certain dishes to be an essential part of a Thanksgiving feast, when you've never even thought of them as remotely Thanksgiving-related. Now you can see what dishes were popular searches on allrecipes.com
in various states thanks to a series of infographics
in the New York Times.
Bittmanfilter: 101 Head Starts on the Day
-- "The Minimalist" gives us a hundred and one Thanksgiving dishes that can be prepared in advance.
and instructions on how to make it. Hint: start with lots of Karo syrup, some sheet metal, and plenty of time. That's not good enough? Try the
, baked in its own custom-made backyard oven! These both came from the wonderful site,
, which will reward you with many fun projects that you might even be able to do yourself.
Just in time for Thanksgiving
... from the people who make Cooks Illustrated
and America's Test Kitchen
, a free website full of advice for planning your harvest celebration.
Bad Flash! A little respect, gentlemen, please!
Er, it's not that I'm a vegetarian
, but, just this once, I think I'll stick to the hors-d'oeuvre
and the Wild Turkey
on the rocks, thank you
very much. But have a happy Thanksgiving all the same - and don't let this Flash animation or that NYT registration ruin your appetite!
Did you get enough to eat this Thanksgiving? If not maybe next year you should
try a Turducken
Its a dinner inside a dinner. A chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed in a turkey!
loved his. Scarey
yet strangely appealing.