All I wanted was one perfect Thanksgiving with my wife and kids, like the kind we used to have when I was little. Before cell phones and computers, we used to sit around, drink hot cider and really talk. To be fair, it wasn’t always pleasant and loving, but at least it was real.
uncle: “when are you gonna get a job?”
me: “when are you gonna get your hairline back?”
All of the Elders I know tell me Native People have been giving thanks for as long as people have existed.
History, they say, is written by the victors.
Let’s be honest, Thanksgiving is great but it’s also stressful. It needs “the funny”.
The Holy Grail of Thanksgiving sides, cornbread stuffing is proof that something good came out of the (admittedly horrifying) Thanksgiving origin story, and that something truly incredible can be made out of slightly stale bread.
Cooking a turkey isn’t hard at all. It is easy. It is one of the easiest things to cook that you could ever cook.
Just in time for Thanksgiving.
The amount of starchy foods will vastly outnumber the amount of vegetables. In the South, we pride ourselves in being able to make multiple types of potatoes.
All I really need is pumpkin pie.