Holidays

The holidays are a time to be thankful for friends, family, and good health. Three Angelenos share their most unforgettable tales.

from Greater LA

This year, many Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals have already started. What’s going on, and are they any good?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Levinson’s organization Big Sunday has distributed bags of food on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving for the last decade.

Writer turns his imagination towards food assistance this Thanksgiving

David Levinson’s organization Big Sunday has distributed bags of food on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving for the last decade.

from Greater LA

As home cooks know, there will likely be hiccups and frustration when putting together a masterful Thanksgiving spread. Good Food host Evan Kleiman shares last-minute hacks.

Last-minute Thanksgiving dinner panic? Evan Kleiman is here to help

As home cooks know, there will likely be hiccups and frustration when putting together a masterful Thanksgiving spread. Good Food host Evan Kleiman shares last-minute hacks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This Thanksgiving, hear again from chefs and cookbook authors who spoke with Press Play.

Tomatoes, tacos, chocolate gingerbread: Alternative Thanksgiving recipes

This Thanksgiving, hear again from chefs and cookbook authors who spoke with Press Play.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This Thanksgiving, hear again from chefs and cookbook authors who spoke with Press Play.

Tomatoes, tacos, chocolate gingerbread: Alternative Thanksgiving recipes

This Thanksgiving, hear again from chefs and cookbook authors who spoke with Press Play.

There’s more to turkey leftovers than shoving it between two slices of bread — consider congee and ghormeh sabzi.

Transforming leftover turkeys into stews, shepherd’s pie, and soups

There’s more to turkey leftovers than shoving it between two slices of bread — consider congee and ghormeh sabzi.

from Good Food

Food writer and cook Andy Barighani copilots the Thanksgiving episode while artist DeVonn Francis has new takes on entertaining.

Level up holiday entertainment with karaoke and a tarot card reading

Food writer and cook Andy Barighani copilots the Thanksgiving episode while artist DeVonn Francis has new takes on entertaining.

from Good Food

Andy Baraghani is Team Turkey this year but also has suggestions for those looking to forgo the bird.

Goat, smothered pork chops, a whole fish: Turkey alternatives

Andy Baraghani is Team Turkey this year but also has suggestions for those looking to forgo the bird.

from Good Food

Genevieve Ko developed nine new recipes for dessert that flex creative taste buds and venture farther afield than pecan and pumpkin pie.

A Thanksgiving pie that evokes a pancake breakfast? Modern takes on holiday classics

Genevieve Ko developed nine new recipes for dessert that flex creative taste buds and venture farther afield than pecan and pumpkin pie.

from Good Food

Adam Baraghani and Evan Kleiman sidebar on the best accompaniments for turkey and other holiday centerpieces.

Gluten-free stuffing and other creative sides

Adam Baraghani and Evan Kleiman sidebar on the best accompaniments for turkey and other holiday centerpieces.

from Good Food

Pitmaster Kevin Bludso shares the dos and don’ts of smoking or frying the Thanksgiving bird.

Pitmaster tips for smoking and frying the Thanksgiving bird

Pitmaster Kevin Bludso shares the dos and don’ts of smoking or frying the Thanksgiving bird.

from Good Food

If you’re going to bake a pie this Thanksgiving, try making the dough with cookies, nuts, or coconut.

Elevate your Thanksgiving pie crust with cookie crumbs, nuts, coconut

If you’re going to bake a pie this Thanksgiving, try making the dough with cookies, nuts, or coconut.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Send us the funniest, weirdest, and cringiest holiday memories you just can’t shake.

Tell KCRW: What are your unforgettable holiday stories?

Send us the funniest, weirdest, and cringiest holiday memories you just can’t shake.

from Greater LA

A turkey shortage is happening now because of the avian flu. That means you’ll pay more for the traditional Thanksgiving bird. So maybe you want to skip it?

Not feeling turkey this Thanksgiving? Here are alternatives

A turkey shortage is happening now because of the avian flu. That means you’ll pay more for the traditional Thanksgiving bird. So maybe you want to skip it?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Hollywood Forever cemetery held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday. The event features altars that must be built in 24 hours.

Dia de los Muertos: Hollywood cemetery becomes space to grieve, heal

The Hollywood Forever cemetery held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday. The event features altars that must be built in 24 hours.

from Greater LA

This Halloween, KCRW brings you three spooky, real-life stories from around SoCal, as told by listeners Catherine Lydon, Brad Hodson and Tommy Bui.

True spooky stories: Mom bids goodbye in dream, angels in Pacoima?

This Halloween, KCRW brings you three spooky, real-life stories from around SoCal, as told by listeners Catherine Lydon, Brad Hodson and Tommy Bui.

from Greater LA

Every year, Angelenos transform their homes into spine-chilling Halloween displays. SoCal Haunt List catalogs hundreds you can visit for free — if you dare.

LA homes transform into wickedly creative Halloween haunts

Every year, Angelenos transform their homes into spine-chilling Halloween displays. SoCal Haunt List catalogs hundreds you can visit for free — if you dare.

from Greater LA

Looking for a good scary movie to watch this Halloween? Check out “The Innocents,” “Hellbender,” “Sissy,” “Jennifer’s Body,” “The Stranger,” and “Tales From the Hood.”

Best Halloween horror flicks: ‘The Innocents,’ ‘Sissy,’ ‘Jennifer’s Body’

Looking for a good scary movie to watch this Halloween? Check out “The Innocents,” “Hellbender,” “Sissy,” “Jennifer’s Body,” “The Stranger,” and “Tales From the Hood.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jessica Stevenson waxes nostalgic about vintage Halloween candy and today’s sour favorites.

Kids these days: Nostalgic candy and modern confectionary treats

Jessica Stevenson waxes nostalgic about vintage Halloween candy and today’s sour favorites.

from Good Food