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Andy Rooney Would Like You to Work Your Ass Off on Thanksgiving

Last night on 60 Minutes Andy Rooney shared his thoughts on Thanksgiving: "We ought to do things that remind us of the virtues of the pilgrims. To begin with, we should go back to fixing Thanksgiving dinner the old-fashioned way. No mixes, no frozen food, nothing canned. There were no A&Ps in Plymouth in 1621." [...]

Offal of the Week: Haricots Verts with Fatback and Dirty Turkey Rice [recipes]

Haricots Verts with Fatback. Photograph: Ryan Adams.
If it's Friday, it must be Offal of the Week! Brought to you by Ryan Adams, author of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, each week we highlight a different part of the animal that you've always wanted to work with, but were afraid to ask your butcher [...]

Offal of the Week: Turkey Offal: Neck, Gizzards, Heart, Liver

Photograph: Ryan Adams. Clockwise from left: neck, gizzards, heart, and liver.
If it's Friday, it must be Offal of the Week! Brought to you by Ryan Adams, author of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, each week we highlight a different part of the animal that you've always wanted to work with, but were afraid [...]

Eight Deep-Fried Turkey Disaster Videos [you're doing it wrong]

Under the sparkle and shine of every holiday lurks a certain amount of evil: The 4th of July has fireworks accidents, Christmas has decorative light electrical fires, Valentine's Day has awkward romantic gestures. Thanksgiving should be safe, apart from the inherent danger of simply being around your relatives for a full day. Safe, that is, [...]

Turkey Totality: Thanksgiving Magazine Roundup Smackdown Spectacular

Photograph: Paula Forbes / Eat Me Daily
It's late October, which means the November issues of food magazines have hit the newsstands. It's a huge deal in American food media: Recipe testing begins in early summer and the competition to find new things to say about what is ultimately a very traditional meal is fierce (and [...]

Thanksgiving Trailer from Grindhouse to Become Feature Film

News to us: Eli Roth (the director of Hostel) is going to be making Thanksgiving into a feature film. Based on the promising "fake" trailer he directed shown during the "intermission" of Grindhouse, Thanksgiving is an homage to 80s slasher films.
Here's the setup: "In the historical town of Plymouth Massachusetts, a deranged killer dressed like [...]

Turkey Murder Retrospective from Late Night with Conan O'Brien [video]

Sick of Thanksgiving yet? That's like, so last week. Here, to put the final nail in the coffin, is a clip from last week's Late Night with Conan O'Brien, celebrating their sixteenth and final Thanksgiving episode with a retrospective of the "Turkey Murder" segments:
We've done a lot of comedy bits that involved my turkey coming [...]

Happy Thanksgiving

Photograph from Life magazine
Happy Thanksgiving from the staff at Eat me daily. Stay out of the malls and, more importantly, stay out of trouble. We're spending our holiday far, far away from our computers, but we'll see you back here bright and early Monday morning.

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