What We're Reading This Thanksgiving

November 26, 2014

We've been prepping for weeks and now, finally, the big day has arrived. But between all the food and family, we'll likely need a few moments to ourselves, just to maintain some sanity. Here are a few of our favorite Thanksgiving reads that we'll be sneaking away to scroll through today and tomorrow -- be sure to share yous in the comments!

Calvin Trillin's Thanksgiving Laugh: One Man's Grace via Serious Eats

Shop the Story

11 Steps for Cooking a Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey via The Onion

The First Served via The New Yorker

This American Life's yearly Poultry Slam

Thanksgiving Foods From Childhood We Never Want to Eat Again via The Huffington Post

How Well Do You Remember the "Friends" Thanksgiving Episodes? via Buzzfeed

It's Just a Thanksgiving Dinner Fantasy via The New York Times 

It's Decorative Gourd Season, Motherfuckers via McSweeney's


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Sheela Prakash is a food and wine writer, recipe developer, and the author of Salad Seasons: Vegetable-Forward Dishes All Year and Mediterranean Every Day: Simple, Inspired Recipes for Feel-Good Food. Her writing and recipes can be found in numerous online and print publications, including Kitchn, Epicurious, Food52, Serious Eats, Tasting Table, The Splendid Table, Simply Recipes, Culture Cheese Magazine, Clean Plates, and Slow Food USA. She received her master's degree from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, holds Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Wines from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), graduated from New York University's Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, and is also a Registered Dietitian.