Thanksgiving

Classic Tarte Tatin Recipe

Make a French upside-down apple tart for dessert
Dec 5, 2013 5:15 pm
Photo: sogni_hal on Flickr

Classic tarte tatin — or upside-down apple tart — may look like an intimidating baking project, but our foolproof recipe breaks the steps down so any home cook can make a special dessert to end a great meal. Take your time when making the caramel and browning the apples, keep in mind that well-browned food develops richer flavors! 

Don't Worry! Last-Minute Thanksgiving Fixes For Every Possible Scenario.

Troubleshoot turkey, spuds, veggies like a boss
Nov 27, 2013 3:00 pm

The task of cooking a traditional Thanksgiving dinner is intimidating to most. No matter how easy they're making it look, a whole lot of work goes into this spectacular feast, which means there are many potential pitfalls to watch out for. Here are 8 "disaster" scenarios with quick-fixes, brought to you by all the holiday food enthusiasts here at Food Republic.

Stressed On Thanksgiving? Splendid Table's Call-In Show Is Here To Help.

Annual live talk takes place Thanksgiving morning
Nov 26, 2013 5:30 pm

Culinary culture radio program Splendid Table’s annual real time call-in show is designed to bail you out of any last-minute kitchen emergencies. And they’ve assembled quite the panel of experts to provide a backdrop for the big day.

6 Craft Beers To Buy For Thanksgiving, A Wonderful Beer Holiday

Fruity ales, hearty stouts to drink on Thursday
Nov 26, 2013 2:00 pm

While beer is slowly earning its dues as a perfect food pairing, especially with diverse spreads like a Thanksgiving feast, this is your chance to surprise everyone by matching each course with a different type of beer. It’s not an easy task (the shelves are flooded with winter and fall seasonals), but keep it simple and you'll nail it. Here are the beers you should pair with Thanksgiving dinner.

Peppercorn-Riesling Gravy Recipe

A rich, bright gravy to dress up your roast turkey
Nov 25, 2013 4:00 pm
riesling gravy recipe
Photo: Mark Shaw

One of the best things about gravy, besides the fact that it's frequently a roast turkey's saving grace, is that you can custom-tailor it to any tastes. One year I added orange zest for a just-bold-enough citrusy kick. Last year we went super-funky and rustic with all the giblets (and then some). This year I find myself in a Riesling phase — dry, not sweet — but I can only imagine a sweet Riesling would make a delicious turkey gravy as well, as would your favorite white wine.

An Expat's Guide To Thanksgiving in London, England

Turkey on the Thames? Here's where to shop, dine
Nov 25, 2013 12:00 pm

Finding all the ingredients to whip up a Thanksgiving meal in London is easier than you think. We've assembled a guide for procuring the holiday essentials for the big day, and some restaurants that do the work for you. 

Thanksgiving Recipes For Turkey, Vegetables, Sides, Cocktails And Crucial Closers

Here's the guide to get you through the big meal
Nov 25, 2013 11:00 am
Illustration: Mike Houston

Would you believe it we told you that our test kitchen smells likes Thanksgiving for much of the year? You should. Here at Food Republic we spend A LOT of time bringing you the ins and outs of home cooking through recipes, how-tos and the occasional video. Thus, when tackling America’s most treasured day for home cooking, we’ve dedicated a lot of time and resources over our three years on Internet earth. And here it all is, in one place.

Thanksgiving Practice Round: The Best Of Breads and Biscuits

Master great Thanksgiving baking recipes now
Nov 24, 2013 11:00 am

There's nothing like warm, fresh dinner rolls or a loaf of bread that's extra-special for a holiday meal. It's the kind of thing that inspires one to make a creative compound butter, like...bacon. And wouldn't you know it, most of these recipes have meat and cheese baked right in. If that's not the first car on the Thanksgiving spirit train, we don't want to know what is.

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