Browsing the "Thanksgiving" Tag

How to Make Turkey Stock

November 28th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Turkey stock is so simple to make and it adds a great deal of flavor to soups and casseroles. Use up the leftover Thanksgiving preparations and get one more use out of the turkey bones


The Sweet Potato and a Thanksgiving Recipe

November 27th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

The sweet potato is a traditional part of Thanksgiving for many of us. Bright orange, super sweet, and often covered in marshmallows, sweet potatoes remind me of holiday cheer. But do sweet potatoes always have to be prepared with so much sugar


Sparkling Wine For Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

What kind of sparkling wine goes well with Thanksgiving dinner? On this quintessentially American holiday try serving an American bubbly. [&hellip


Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22nd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Whether you're planning a vegan thanksgiving, cooking up a local, organic turkey, or doing something in between, we hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your friends and family this year!


Vegan Thanksgiving: Celebrating a Turkey-Free Table (Recipes Included!)

November 19th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

So you've realized there's no good reason to bother any turkeys, in order to enjoy a day of abundance and thanks. Wonderful! Now let's get down to business: celebrating Thanksgiving vegan-style, in our meat-soaked food culture, can pose special challenges. Maybe it's your first Unturkey Day since going vegan, and you're wondering what to serve. Perhaps you're traveling to visit non-veg relatives, or hosting omni guests. Social pressure to conform to others' visions of 'tradition' can be daunting, especially coming from family members or close friends. Not to worry! With a bit of planning and forethought, there's no reason for your vegan Thanksgiving to be anything other than joyful and delicious


Turkeys, Marketing, and Thanksgiving Tradition Invention

November 17th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Many Americans struggle to even imagine celebrating Thanksgiving without a deceased turkey on the table. Most don’t realize that in fact it’s a completely invented ‘tradition,’ woven from thin air about 200 years after the colonial celebration this holiday commemorates. The idea (surprise!) caught on like wildfire among industrial turkey producers; and the rest, as they say, is history. Modern Thanksgiving customs show clearly how we make up our own ‘traditions’ to follow – so why not create new ones, better suited to our own values of compassion and nonviolence


Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

November 12th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

From what I hear, Tanya is working on an epic series about eating vegan for Thanksgiving, so keep an eye out for that. In the meantime, I thought I'd share a yummy, sample vegan Thanksgiving menu!


Christmas Party Ideas: Bitesized Stuffed Peppers

December 7th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

While struggling today a bit on what to make for a Christmas party tomorrow night, I had a small light bulb go on in my head. I really wanted to make stuffed peppers, but they are too big for something like a potluck Christmas dinner, so I made them bitesized



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