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Thanksgiving

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2013

    Thanksgiving Help For Last-Minute Disasters

    Thanksgiving is here, which means you're home from the turkey trot and about to get to work in the kitchen. With so many dishes to make (including that darn turkey), unless you're Martha Stewart, you're bound to have a few kitchen misses along the way. Not to worry. There is help. Here's your gui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    Andrew Carmellini, David Bracha, Paula DaSilva, and Brian Nasajon's Thanksgiving Recipes

    Wednesdays suck -- except when it's the hump day before Thanksgiving. The five-day weekend is just around the corner. But this time can also be stressful, particularly if you're still scrambling for the perfect holiday recipes. Fret no longer. From organic turkey to butternut squash soup, Miami's l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Thanksgivukkah: Turbrisket, Menurkey, and a Movie (Video)

    This Thanksgiving, members of the "tribe" will experience a phenomenon that won't (thankfully -- pun intended) occur for the next 70,000 years. On Thursday, November 28, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah collide. This holiday-in-a-holiday has created a whirlwind of strange new pseudowords and souvenir it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Trader Joe's Thanksgiving: Ten Things to Buy for the Easiest Turkey Day Ever

    Thanksgiving is just a couple of short days away, and if you're like us, you're now scrambling to purchase the fixings for your holiday meal. Don't fret about not being able to defrost the turkey in time and whether the market will be out of yams. Just go to Trader Joe's, where the store restocks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Thanksgiving To-Go: Pick Up Turkey Day Dinners Here

    Last year you spent $500 at the market, bought a free-range bird, and had a nervous breakdown. After spending three days in the kitchen prepping, peeling, brining, basting, and baking even the dog wouldn't touch the food and you wound up calling in for a pizza. OK, so you're no chef. But we bet y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Countdown to Thanksgiving Edition

    Hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, which means you best get on with the menu planning and setting up the spare bedroom for all of your relatives up North who come down to spend the holiday in Miami. If you're starting to panic about what to serve and how the hell to cook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Ten Best Thanksgiving Dinners at Miami Restaurants

    Repeat after us: Sanksgiving. It's the proper way to pronounce Thanksgiving in Spanglish. (Please don't call it día de acción de gracias, you dweeb.) Anyway, have you begun prepping for the big day? Because it takes a long time. You have to brine the bird, mix the stuffing, peel the potatoes, min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Apparently Thanksgiving Started in Florida and We're Celebrating It Wrong, According to AgCo

    So you think that Thanksgiving is a November holiday started in Plymouth Rock and celebrated with turkey and mash potatoes? Well, according to Adam Putnam, Florida's Agriculture Commissioner, you're wrong. Putnam claims that Thanksgiving really originated right here in Florida more than 50 years b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2012
  • Calendar

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    A Caribbean Thanksgiving: Kris Wessel Shares His Recipe for Pigeon Pea Rice

    It's a muggy, hot afternoon in mid-November and Santo Domingo's congested streets are packed with whizzing motorcyclists and banged-up taxis. Sidewalks are lined with vendors selling dried-up holiday pine trees. Across the bustling Caribbean city, eateries offer a variety of catered Thanksgiving din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Thanksgiving 2012: Miami Restaurant Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner Guide

    While the rest of Miami hurries to Publix and Fresh Market for last minute shopping lists, the smart people of this good city will stare good and hard at this list -- and with just a quick phone call (or click of the mouse), Thanksgiving dinner will be taken care of without so much as breaking a swe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipe: Chad Phillips' Hip to Be Square

    Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is only a few short days away. Friends and family are making the trek to Miami for a little well-needed sunshine and you're tasked with preparing a fabulous dinner. Don't stress because Short Order's got your back. We've asked Miami's hottest chefs and bartenders for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Thanksgiving Pumpkin Recipe: Quattro's Carro Twins on Soup, Mascarpone and Chutney

    Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is only a few short days away. Friends and family are making the trek to Miami for a little well-needed sunshine and you're tasked with preparing a fabulous dinner. Don't stress because Short Order's got your back. We've asked Miami's hottest chefs and bartenders for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Three Easy Raw Vegan Recipes for Thanksgiving and Chilly Fall Days

    It's suddenly sweatshirt weather in Miami, and even though the sun still warms my rosy vegan cheeks, I've been craving some traditional fall flavors to do the same for my belly. With Thanksgiving just three weeks away, it's also a great time to start scouting out some raw, plant-based holiday recipe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Social Q's Thanksgiving Edition: For Those Edible Dilemmas

    ​It's a safe bet that at some point, we will come across awkward social situations. For example, at your Thanksgiving dinner party when you've whipped up an entire spread only to realize many of your guests keep Kosher -- and that fork you used to check the roast also acquainted itself with the cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Joe Schmo's Least Favorite Turkey Day Dishes

    Wikimedia Commons [No] mincemeat pie 'til I die​You made it! You've likely been slaving in the kitchen since last night, up early this morning to put the bird in the oven. Taking a short break to catch your breath? Nice! Just a few more hours and you can relax, stuff your face and take the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Ten Ways to Have a Successful Thanksgiving

    ​Ah, Thanksgiving; the time of year when Pilgrims and Indians grow corn and shoot unsuspecting turkeys all in the name of a gigantic overindulgent feast.Nowadays however, Thanksgiving is known for its family-oriented festivities where all the relatives can get together in one place and criticize e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Ten Affordable Thanksgiving Wines

    ​You have the turkey, the stuffing, cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes -- but what about the wine? Consider this a break-down of tasty selections that will please your picky friends and that will satisfy those who only indulge on special occasions, like this Thursday.The BubblyConde de Caralt, Cav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Top Ten Thanksgiving Songs About Your Screwed-Up Family

    Adam Sandler is right. Thanksgiving is a special time of year. But we're already sick of his song and dance, and the last movie he made was so terrible that even turkeys begged for a trip to the ovens rather than watch it. So here are the true top ten greatest Thanksgiving songs. They will remind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Thanksgiving Turkey Tips and Helplines (Video)

    ​Thanksgiving is a time when families gather around the dinner table for a fabulous, decadent meal of perfectly made golden brown turkey with all the trimmings. The only problem is that unless you're Martha Stewart, you probably won't get it right.Questions run through our minds like how do I th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Burger King for Thanksgiving: How Regal!

    ​Screw turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving. Take your family to Burger King instead. The Miami-based firm recently rolled out a BK Family Bundle. For just 10 bucks (12 bucks in Hawaii) you can feed your family with a Whopper, a Whopper Jr., two small French fries, two small soft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Thanksgiving-to-Go Can Be Cheap: Epicure, Whole Foods, and Fireman Derek's

    Let someone else cook this Thanksgiving.​The last time we cooked Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings, it cost more than $300 for four people. Plus the bird was so dry even the poodle wouldn't eat it.This year, we're thinking we'll let someone else cook. We've compiled a list of places that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Thanksgiving Turducken: Chicken, Duck, Turkey, Sausage, and Pig With Alligator Sauce Picon

    Gourmet Butcher Block Have you ever seen anything more beautiful?​For Thanksgiving, try this meat-tastic dish. The fowl de cochon is one massive meal made from a small pig stuffed with a turkey that's stuffed with a duck that's stuffed with a chicken! And between each animal layer are tons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Thanksgiving's Top Five Local Latin Music Shows

    Happy Turkey Day from Lanzallamas Monofonica!​Happy Thanksgiving, party people. There's a chance you've already skipped out on work. But if you're still stuck in the grind, then take comfort in the fact that you've checked out mentally. You are sitting there reading Crossfade during bid'ness hours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Movie Sex Advice, Cheating Husbands, and More at the Thanksgiving Table

    As important as Thanksgiving is to us, there are surprisingly few movies that focus on this foodcentric holiday.  Maybe it's because we're too busy eating. Or perhaps it's that watching people eat isn't, um, cinematic. In any case, these scenes will fill you with love, anxiety, embarrassment or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Rest of the Thanksgiving Restaurant Specials

    A slew of restaurants are offering Thanksgiving Day specials, and we've sorted through them for you. This means a studious scrutiny of the menus as they relate to value and overall allure (listed prices do not include tax or tip).We have no idea how these meals will actually taste, although there is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Jell-O Turkey, Beer Butt Turkey, and Turkey Cheese Balls

    Sure, you can have a dull traditional turkey on Thanksgiving, but why do that when you can eat something different? Lucky for you, we have compiled a list of different alternatives to a Thanksgiving bird for those who want to crank their holiday meal up a notch. When you serve one of these, your gue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Top Five Worst Thanksgiving Dishes

    DairDair via flickr.com​Green Bean CasseroleThe main ingredients: condensed cream of mushroom soup, green beans, fried onions. The gist: mix it up and bake it. The verdict: Wow, are green beans really so horrible their flavor must be squandered by the likes of canned soup and fried onions? And if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Gastropod, Two Chefs Last-Minute Turkey Day Training Classes

    Trina Sargalski​If you read Short Order, you're probably the type of person who has your Thanksgiving food plans well underway. If you are cooking, you probably have an idea of the comforting, yet gourmet, dishes you'll prepare, the ingredients you need, and when you'll cook.  If you're dinin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Pumpkin Beer for Thanksgiving? Crazy, Man!

    ​What do Thanksgiving and beer have to do with one another besides pumpkin 'n' spice and everything nice? It is well documented that the Pilgrims landed in Cape Cod in 1620 because of numerous hardships - rough seas, stormy weather and sickness. Back then, water was certainly not the drink of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Five Drunk Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving

    TheWaffle.blog.com​That time of year is approaching again -- the day we get to stuff our faces with a large amount of heavy food and have the luxury of napping afterward. However, we must not forget about the festive cocktails. Forget about the wine. Get your hands on a drink intended only for thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    FFF: Calvin Trillin's Revised History of Thanksgiving

    ​The following passages have been excerpted from a story in Third Helpings, by Calvin Trillin, which can also be found as part of Trillin's The Tummy Trilogy, (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux: New York, 1994): I have been campaigning to have the national Thanksgiving dish changed from turkey to spaghe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Puck Fublix, Join The National Supermarket Week of Action

    Jacob KatelStand up for justice.​Hey America, this Thanksgiving let's buck tradition and not go out of our way to kill indians.So, maybe you don't know, but, most of America's tomatoes are grown in Immokalee, Florida, just up the street from Naples, and across the way from Miami, and most of the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Got Brined Turkey Recipes, Now What The Hell Is Brined Turkey?

    TheKohserA Thanksgiving turkey that had been soaked for 10 hours in a brine of water, salt, brown sugar, cut and squeezed lemons and oranges, and chopped onion. Roasted in the oven in a roasting pan, for nearly 4 hours. ​ Seems like every year there's a new Thanksgiving phenomenon about how to coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Turkey Torture For Your Table

    JoAnne McArthur​More than 46 million turkeys will have their beaks and toes painfully amputated this year so that they can be packed by the thousands into dark, filthy warehouses on factory farms. That's why Farm Sanctuary is holding coast-to-coast celebrations FOR the turkeys. In NYC, Russell Sim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Consume More Spam This Thanksgiving Weekend

    Not performing live at Kitchen 305​Well, Thanksgiving is finally upon us. I know I'm not alone when I say that I start getting antsy for this holiday right around the end of summer. After all, I no longer need to fit into my bikini, so why not gorge myself on copious amounts of sweet potatoes, mas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Top 10 Ways To Ruin a Thanksgiving Turkey

    One time grandma's dentures got caught in the turkey drumstick she was eating at Thanksgiving dinner. She pointed at me with the drumstick for laughing, the teeth flew off the leg and hit me in the face. I still have the old lady's bite marks on my farhead. She had a hell of an arm. Thanksgiving is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Grapeland Water Park Hosts Food Drive For Thanksgiving Homeless

    via miamigov.com​ Just cause your cousin in Milwaukee can't swim in November doesn't mean you can't. This is Miami dammit, home of 89 degree Fall Sundays.Grapeland Water Park (1550 NW 37 Ave) is open, and since Thanksgiving is coming up, they're also collecting canned goods for the Miami Homeless ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Lots More Thanksgiving Help

    Of course, you could just hire a waitress and a scullery maid, but in this economy, who has the extra dough? If you're starting to melt down at the thought of serving 20 people on Thanksgiving from nothing but the hot plate and a microwave in your crappy apartment kitchen, help may be at hand. L ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 29, 2007

    Good to Go

    Cooking ’cue for friends? Market Grill’s gotcha covered.

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2007

    Give Thanks for Vampire in Havana

    Well, Thanksgiving is upon us. Time for everyone you never talk to in your family to sit around together, get drunk, and wait to eat. It’s not really about the eating, which takes about 15 minutes, if everyone chews slowly. Thanksgiving is about all the fighting or not-fighting that goes on whi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Bird Is the Word

    Wear stretchy pants to any of these fine restaurants.

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Walk It Out

    Work off that sweet potato casserole ASAP.

  • Calendar

    November 23, 2006

    No Jive Turkey

    We’re good to gobble

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