From stomach strategy and leftovers to unique cultural traditions, we explore all things Thanksgiving.
Celebrating Thanksgiving: Stomach Strategy, Leftovers and Lore
From this Episode:
A Linguist Dissects the Turkey
The story of the domesticated turkey is one of strange quirks of language, the spice trade, Portuguese secrecy, and general confusion. Linguist Dan Jurafsky explains it...
Carlos Salgado is the the chef/owner of Taco María in Costa Mesa. He talks about his Mexican-American Thanksgiving traditions, including sweet tamales. Music: "Luna"...
Turkey on the Side?
Diep Tran is the chef/owner of Good Girl Dinette in Highland Park. She says in her family the turkey is the side dish. Music: "Losing Sleep" by John Newman
Thanksgiving in Prison
Since his release from prison, Daniel Genis has been writing about his incarceration. His story about Thanksgiving in prison can be found in Newsweek on stands now. He...
Dan Pashman is the host of The Sporkful podcast from WNYC. His new book Eat More Better is a textbook that teaches you how to maximize flavor and efficiency in everyday...
Thanksgiving Leftovers with Jonathan Gold
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. Every week on Good Food he gives us a restaurant suggestion, but for Thanksgiving we are...
Stuffles: The Leftover Stuffing Waffles
Daniel Shumski’s blog and new book is Will it Waffle ? Try this recipe for Stuffing Waffle Croque Madame from Serious Eats. It takes Daniel’s idea of stuffles to the next...