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The Best Corn Bread Ever-for Stuffing or Just Plain Eating

If you like your cornbread smooth and unruffled, then this recipe is not for you.  But if you prefer a little crunchy pizazz enlivening each bite, then this sumptuous preparation will make you swoon with pleasure.
Folded into the batter are pine nuts as well as whole kernels of corn (if fresh corn isn’t in season, [...]

Upper West Side: The NY Giants Aid Thanksgiving Food Drive

In these perilous economic times, soup kitchens are struggling to feed growing numbers of New Yorkers in need.  This Thanksgiving, the Giants are pitching in.
On Tuesday, November 25, beginning at 10:30 AM, members of the New York Giants will ‘team’ with the Food Bank For New York City.  A total of 350 turkeys and all [...]

Upper West Side: 97th St Greenmarket Shifts Pre-Thanksgiving Hours

If you’re planning to stock up on apples, squash, baked goods and other Thanksgiving-friendly items at the greenmarket on 97th St, please note the following schedule changes:
The 97th Street Greenmarket at 97th St & Columbus will be OPEN NEXT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26th so that you may shop for all your Thanksgiving ingredients. The 97th Street [...]

Thanksgiving Recipe: Dairy Free & Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Despite the fact that this recipe for pumpkin pie lacks the usual cream or evaporated milk to impart richness, or wheat flour to construct the crust (in fact, it’s crustless), this dairy free and gluten free pumpkin pie is totally luscious. My daughter, who has celiac disease, makes one every Thanksgiving. [...]

Menus and Other Handy Details: Thanksgiving Dining Out Options

For those who are planning to gather ’round the Thanksgiving table at a restaurant this year-no T-day stress!!-here are menus and prices for several New York eateries which are serving that day.  Most of these restaurants appeared in a Food and Things post Oct. 14, but now you can get a glimpse of the dishes [...]

Thanksgiving Dining Out Options in NYC: Relax on Turkey Day

Thanksgiving is coming. And if you’re like me, the idea of cooking Thanksgiving dinner is horrifying. Luckily, my sister-in-law is doing the honors this year.
A couple of years ago, it was my turn. The combination of pre-holiday stress, a buttinsky
mother-in-law, and the knowledge that my meal would never live up to [...]

Where to Eat (Out) on Thanksgiving in New York

If you’re tired of the whole Thanksgiving cooking drama, some of these restaurants might offer an alternative for Turkey Day gatherings.
A Voce
Seating from 2pm – 9pm
The regular a la carte menu will be served on Thanksgiving. A four-course “Abbondanza” (abundance) menu will also be available for parties of six and larger.
Bar Americain
$75 per person, seating [...]


Thanksgiving is thankfully over. Add one mother-in-law to the proceedings and it’s, well, a challenge.
She arrived with her jar of Lawry’s seasoning salt. I don’t use the stuff. Salt, pepper, garlic, are good enough for my turkey. “You need this,” she said, and dumped this scary DayGlo orange powder all over my lovingly brined turkey.

“Oops, [...]

Thanks Giving

As my Grandma Binenbaum used to say, “Thanks God!” Now that my Thanksgiving shopping is done, I say Amen!
At Zabar’s, things were particularly zoo-like.

In the narrow aisle between the deli counter and refrigerator case of prepared soups, a mother decided that two days before Thanksgiving-customers were three deep at the deli counter — was the [...]

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