Your Ordinary World Thanksgiving links, on history, myths, food, and all the things that make for a holiday. Read, share, and enjoy.
Burt and Natasha Likko prepare for a Thanksgiving feast that promises to be a bit… eccentric.
Black Friday sales are down 10% from last year.
For the amateur chef with an opinionated family, Thanksgiving can be the worst holiday of them all.
We must return Thanksgiving to a day of community and rest for all.
Trust me, you don’t need a conversation guide this Thanksgiving. Just more booze.
This is how New Englanders traditionally make cranberry sauce.
Lots of links about food! Fill your mind and fill your belly!
Tis the season…?
Thanks to everyone for their enormous help in my dinner planning. Per the request of several of you, the final menu is after the jump.
Critics of Wal-mart have latched onto its being open on Thanksgiving as a rallying cry. Doing so is a mistake.
Thanksgiving is the morally problematic, consumerist holiday, not Black Friday.
“O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.” When I was growing up, a child of divorce, we did Thanksgiving with my mom’s family on Thursday and with my dad on the day after. It never bothered us because we got a full Thanksgiving meal two days in a row and my dad…
Dear Global Economy, we thank thee for thy economies of scale, thy professional specialization, and thy international networks of trade under Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage, without which we would all starve to death while trying to assemble the ingredients for such a dinner as this. Amen. Eliezer Yudkowsky
Thanksgiving is undoubtedly America’s best indigenous tradition, and I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday. Even bloggers must rest, however, so things will be a little slow around here for the next few days.