Thanksgiving

  • Highlight

    Not My Mess This Year

    Now, at this point, I would love to throw my hands in the air and say, “let’s just go out.”  I know there are many of us who do just that.  Whether you eat in or...
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  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    This May Contain Wine

    All over the internet and Facebook, I have been seeing a huge fall sangria trend.  I absolutely love sangria in the summertime, so refreshing and crisp.  When I saw the creations online, I was floored that...
    November 19, 2015 663 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Goble, Goble…Oink, Oink

    The two most famous proteins that make an appearance on Thanksgiving are turkey and ham.  I am personally in love with glazed ham any day of the year, but I reach for both on Thanksgiving Day. ...
    November 19, 2015 675 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Time to Get Our Cranberry On

    One thing we have always seen on the table is the cranberry sauce to accompany the turkey.  Well for me, I was always freaked out about the jelly that was still in the shape of a...
    November 19, 2015 574 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Don’t Forget the Kiddos

    Now, usually, Edgyplate uses The Scene to highlight the most wonderful drinks the adult beverage industry has to offer, but since Thanksgiving is about family…we can’t leave the kid’s out.  When I was a kid, we...
    November 19, 2015 658 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Turduck-What?

    Turducken is a dish consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, stuffed into a deboned turkey. Outside of the United States, it is known as a Three Bird Roast. Gooducken is a traditional...
    November 19, 2015 715 0
  • Food on the Fly

    Pick Me Up

    If you want to have dinner at home, but do not want the hassle of cooking it, ordering your feast is a great option.  Albertsons, if ordered in advance, offers a spectacular feast for every head...
    November 19, 2015 595 0
  • Editors Picks

    Good for the Gizzards?

    This is definitely a maybe not for this girl, but I have heard rave reviews on eating the gizzards of the turkey.  Gizzards are secondary stomachs used by birds to grind their food before digestion. Because...
    November 19, 2015 836 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Mashing the Competition

    It’s that time of year again, my favorite time, Thanksgiving.  I know that most of the traditional fare does not appeal to the little stomachs of the family.  Personally, I found it hard to get my...
    November 19, 2015 633 0
  • Editors Picks

    I Go To The Woods For Mine

    Now, I grew up in Idaho and people hunt for their food there.  If you can’t go hunting for a turkey, there are great options for a free range, organic turkey.  There are so many benefits...
    November 19, 2015 987 0
  • Appetizers

    You’re So Cheesy

    When I was a kid, I was always particularly weirded out by the cheese ball on the appetizer table.  I was thirteen when I finally tried the nut covered ball, OMG was it heaven!  I didn’t...
    November 19, 2015 598 0
  • I Wanna Stay Home

    Every Super Hero Needs a Sidekick

    So we have the main attraction handled, what about the sides?  Green bean casserole, yams, various salads, that’s what I remember.  Some were good, some not so much.  The beauty of being a millennial is we...
    November 19, 2015 622 0
  • Cravings

    Lookin’ Good, Pumpkin

    Okay, pumpkin spice is everywhere, I mean everywhere!  Before the lattes, chocolate chips, etc we loved our pumpkin pie.  It seemed like unless you went to Marie Callender’s, you ate pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving at that...
    November 19, 2015 557 0
  • Impress Me

    Let’s Go Our Separate Ways

    One thing I had to pick up this year was a gravy separator/fat separator.  Spooning the fat off the dripping is awful and most of the time you don’t get it all.  That’s when you resort...
    November 19, 2015 550 0
  • Impress Me

    Everything is Better Fried

    Frying your bird is a relatively new fad, but a yummy one.  There are a number of turkey fryers out there, from gas to electric.  Frying your turkey sounds like you are adding a lot of...
    November 19, 2015 764 0