How To Eat Your Thanksgiving Leftovers: Three Good-Ass Techniques

The morning following Thanksgiving is a bleary, cotton-mouthed, dead-eyed time—a time for questions, a time of Reckoning. "Oh, Jesus, how much did I drink yesterday?" and, "Am I going to die?" and, "Why do I keep doing this to myself?" and, "Am I in Fort Worth? How did I come to be in Fort Worth?" These are all very… » 11/28/14 12:30pm 11/28/14 12:30pm

The five worst Thanksgiving turkey cooking disasters

Fried turkey is delicious but if you don't know how to cook it properly you could end up burning your house down. Here's proof in the form of five fiery GIFs, the most violent fried turkey disasters on the internet. » 11/27/14 11:15am 11/27/14 11:15am

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 12:30pm 11/27/14 12:30pm

The Foodspin Thanksgiving Reader

Hey, whoa, Thanksgiving is here! And although you likely will spend it huddled over a vending-machine candy bar in a snowed-in airport terminal surrounded by wild-eyed and feral-looking strangers, that shouldn't stop you from fantasizing about the delicious non-candy foods you'd be eating if our nation's Eastern… » 11/26/14 1:43pm 11/26/14 1:43pm

The Adult's Guide to Finding Drugs When You're Home for the Holidays

If you're old and no longer in touch with your high school buddies, there's one obvious problem with coming home for the holidays: You don't know where to buy drugs anymore. Fear not. We can get through this, together. » 11/25/14 11:05am 11/25/14 11:05am

Please Submit Your Worst High School Reunion Horror Stories

This holiday week, many of you will spend your hard-earned free time going back home and awkwardly mingling with people you haven't seen since high school, and probably didn't even want to hang out with back then. It will be—if you're lucky—boozy and flirty and catastrophic. You know you've got stories, and we want to… » 11/24/14 3:05pm 11/24/14 3:05pm

Got Thanksgiving Cooking Questions? Come Chat With Some Food People

We're very happy to be joined today by Kenzi Wilbur, managing editor of Food52, Cara Parks, executive editor of Modern Farmer, plus our own Jolie Kerr, Will Gordon, and, uh, me. We're all hanging out down below in the discussion, awaiting your Thanksgiving food and drink questions. Let's have 'em. » 11/24/14 2:00pm 11/24/14 2:00pm

My Kid’s Insane List Of Reasons To Be Thankful, Annotated

I have an 8-year-old who has something of an overactive imagination, which is a good thing for a child to have, in theory. There are entire 10,000-word think pieces and scientific studies now about how all playgrounds should be replaced with an open field and a giant barrel of sticks so that kids can go construct… » 11/17/14 2:22pm 11/17/14 2:22pm

Glen Davis Carves Turkey With Only His Hands

After Wednesday's win against the 76ers, Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic carved a postgame turkey to maintain the Magic's tradition. Well, actually, Glen Davis ripped off one of the legs with his bare hands while Vucevic cut off a small piece to white meat to nibble on. Big Baby loves his turkey (and macaroni). » 11/29/13 12:20pm 11/29/13 12:20pm

​The Best Walmart Thanksgiving Day Fight Videos

The 32 Rules of Thanksgiving Touch Football

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal Nov. 21, 2011. Republished with permission of the author. For more, visit the WSJ.com sports section. » 11/28/13 1:30pm 11/28/13 1:30pm

Reminder: The Lions Weren't Always Terrible On Thanksgiving

It's a new American tradition; everyone gathers as a family to watch the Lions get thrashed on Thanksgiving, because the Lions, recent improvements notwithstanding, have had a rough stretch as a professional football team. How long has Detroit been a Turkey Day laughingstock? » 11/27/13 2:35pm 11/27/13 2:35pm

A Guide For Cleaning Every Possible Thanksgiving Stain (Like Blood)

Got Thanksgiving Cooking Questions? Come Chat With Some Food Types

We're pleased to be joined by Sarah Sprague of KSK, Spilly of SB Nation, and Amanda Hesser, former food editor of The New York Times Magazine and founder of Food52. Jolie Kerr, Will Gordon, and I are here, too. We're all hanging out down below in the discussion, awaiting your Thanksgiving food and drink questions. … » 11/27/13 12:00pm 11/27/13 12:00pm

The Foodspin Thanksgiving Reader

Hey whoa Thanksgiving is here! This means you will have to provide some victuals for some people, or else they will finally have the excuse for disowning/defriending/excommunicating you that they have always secretly wanted. Below you'll find all the Thanksgiving-relevant Foodspin action you'll need in order to… » 11/26/13 12:30pm 11/26/13 12:30pm

Les Miles Is Here To Drop Some Thanksgiving Knowledge On You

Les Miles seems to be making a habit out of waxing poetic about holidays. It wasn't long ago that he revealed the true meaning of Columbus Day to us, and now he's here to remind us to be appreciate all that we have this Thanksgiving. Thanks, Uncle Les. » 11/25/13 5:35pm 11/25/13 5:35pm

Cheap Bourbons, Ranked

Each year around mid-August, publicists start burying everyone in the food journalizing racket with ideas for Thanksgiving coverage. Most of their emails concern ways in which a client, usually a lesser television chef or an agricultural marketing board, can enhance your stuffing with this or that upscale mushroom or… » 11/25/13 3:00pm 11/25/13 3:00pm