Thanksgiving's kind of boring, don't you think? It's just food, and football, and naps. Snooze. Well, this Thanksgiving we here at EMD are thankful (yow!) someone had the genius idea take a frozen turkey and knock over some soda bottles with it. Originating in the aisle of a grocery store, turkey bowling mimics traditional bowling [...]
Still from a video from an earlier post Eight Deep-Fried Turkey Disaster Videos
Sam Sifton has been all over the Diner's Journal blog, answering Thanksgiving-related questions posed by readers. In the post "On Frying Turkeys, Smoking Them and Other Outdoor Matters," he recalls a moment of his reckless youth, in which he and a friend, "amped [...]
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 [...]
Here's a video clip from the December 2007 "Holiday Special" episode of No Reservations, with a pretty rare sight: Anthony Bourdain actually cooking. His turkey advice: cook the legs separately and use a massive amount of butter (Travel Channel has recipes). Who else but Bourdain would drop lines like "Dismembering a turkey is much like [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
You see celebrity sauces and salad dressings, but you don't often see celebrity-endorsed meats. Martha Stewart Young Turkeys are produced in partnership with "leading turkey grower" Plainville Farms, they're humanely raised and vegetarian fed, free of antibiotics and growth hormones, even packaged with recipes from Martha Stewart Living.
Available at Heinens Fine Foods (OH), Kings Super [...]
In Cherry Hill, New Jersey, a group of wild turkeys fought back against their human oppressors. They're totally fearless, going after a little kid and not caring at all when someone in a car drives up and starts honking the horn. These turkeys will show you thankful!