Hudson Valley Thanksgiving Guide 2010

We’ve got the lowdown on how to carve the bird, plus easy-to-follow side-dish recipes that are sure to wow your guests. Rather eat out? We’ve got that covered, too




Cooking & recipes:
turkey

How to Cook It

On KP duty this Thanksgiving? Don’t worry — we’ve got the lowdown on how to cook your turkey, so all you’ll need to worry about is winning that wishbone contest

 

turkey carving

How to Carve It

You’ve baked it... now what? Our step-by-step guide, courtesy of Chef Paul Sartory of the Culinary Institute of America, shows you how to perfectly slice and dice your bird every time

 

green beans

How to Dish It

No Thanksgiving meal is complete without some fixins on the side. If you want your spread to stand out from the rest, try these three unique side dishes, complete with easy recipes

 

turkey

Wild Ones

Did turkeys once nearly go extinct? Can they fly? Are they really stupid creatures? Biologist Doug Little of the National Wild Turkey Federation busts the myths behind the bird

  

spinookie cookies

Editors’ Annual Turkey Day Recipe Picks

We compiled our editors’ favorite home-made Thanksgiving Day recipes, from our Hudson Valley homes to yours. Bon appétit!

 

Where to go & what to do:
thanksgiving in new york city

Thanksgiving in the City

There’s nothing like spending the holidays in New York city: the lights, the people, the giant Spongebob Squarepants float... hence, Economical Explorer’s latest deal

 

thanksgiving colonial dinner

A Poptional Thanksgiving Plan

The last of the turkey has been gobbled up and the fam’s not fans of football. What to do? Poptional Reading has the answer

 

thanksgiving movies

Thanksgiving Movie Marathon

If you’d rather rush to the theater instead of fighting over a wishbone, Poptional Reading’s guide to Turkey Day flicks was meant for thee!

 

emerson resort

Eat Out

Not everyone feasts at home on Thanksgiving. If you’re looking for something a little different (and to keep your family from tearing up your house), take a trip to these five away-from-home activities and dinner packages

 

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