What's a purl? You're about to find out, and then you're going to save about $20 by making the fanciest tomato-basil pasta ever dished out at a restaurant right in your own kitchen. Whole Foods' head meat guy poses as Fabio, which looks better than basically everything photoblogger Male Chef tossed together for his Thanksgiving shoot (you'll need to see it to believe it). Then dig into some really good-looking food, because choucroute garnie is the official food pairing of hearty fall beer.

Also this week, getting to know your Gamay (hey, what if it goes with turkey?) and another 10 things one of our favorite chef hates right now. Enjoy this week's top stories and don't wait til the last minute to practice those Thanksgiving dishes!