Sunday Supper: Don’t let the holidays go to (food) waste
Thanksgiving is over, but we all know that the holiday season comes with parties, which means lots more food sitting around on tables, loaded onto plates and lightly nibbled before ultimately being scrapped. So as we start December and prepare for all the eating and not-eating that will occur, here are a few tools, organizations and resources available to Southerners to help prevent and/or divert food waste this holiday season.
3 fall salads for a post-Thanksgiving detox
Salads are a perfect way to jump start clean living during a decadent time of year — but that doesn't mean they can't be delicious. Using seasonal ingredients throughout each of these recipes transforms a basic healthy alternative into a flavorful meal that you'll crave well after winter.
Three snacks you need to pack for your Black Friday shopping trip
Whether you're braving the Black Friday lines in the wee hours of the morning or looking for something to munch on after your Thanksgiving food fest, these recipes have got you covered. With make ahead components, easy-to-follow instructions and time-saving shortcuts, these snacks are the perfect things to whip up after a day of cooking and hosting.
Here's how to make a perfect pie crust from scratch
More than any other cooking task during the holidays, pie, and pie dough in particular, seems to strike the most fear in home cooks. And we get it. There's something about pastry that seems mysterious and often intimidating, but we're here to help you overcome that urge to head to the freezer aisle come pie-time. The best pie crust of your life is only a few sticks of butter away.
You've got to try these winning holiday recipes for apple pie, green bean casserole and more
Thanks to all of our generous readers, our first-ever recipe contest was a resounding success. Out of close to 50 entries, we chose three tasty dishes to include in this year's Thanksgiving menu. Read on to learn more about our winners and to see the recipes.
The most popular Thanksgiving food in every Southern state, according to General Mills
When we think of Thanksgiving, classic dishes like cranberry sauce, stuffing and green bean casserole come to mind. It turns out some people break tradition and celebrate Thanksgiving with some non-traditional dishes.
Your Thanksgiving dinner isn't complete without this playlist
Ah, Thanksgiving. A day stuffed with all of our favorite things: Family and football. Stretchy pants and second helpings. Homecomings and homemade pie. To set the scene, here are some multi-generational grooves for getting your gravy on this year.
Turn your grits into fritters and your Vidalias into dip in these inspired holiday appetizer recipes
Artichoke dip and cheese and crackers are all well and good, but when you're taking the time to cook up your best Thanksgiving feast, why skimp on the appetizers? Do as we do and take some inspiration from classic Southern dishes and ingredients when you're planning your app spread.
Three simple ways to update your pie crust decorations this Thanksgiving
Step away from the lattice design this Thanksgiving and give your pies a facelift. With these tips and tricks your pumpkin pie will be the center of attention on the dessert table. Grab some cookie cutters, roll out your pie dough and begin creating these beautiful designs.