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Keep calm. You're going to enjoy dessert no matter what.

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Pumpkin, sweet potatoes and turkey deserve star treatment more than one day a year.

The sandwich is an indulgent bite from a different era.

Don’t believe all the hype about mistakes, and keep these principles in mind.

Highlights

2018 Fall Dining Guide

The D.C. dining scene just keeps getting better. Tom Sietsema reviews 48 of the best restaurants the city has to offer.

Free Range on Food: Wednesday, Nov. 21, at noon

A special two-hour, pre-Thanksgiving chat. Guests include Stella Parks, Angela Davis, Kathy Gunst, Andrea Nguyen and Sheri Castle.

Because you can't live on cream and butter alone.

Featuring scones, turkey, cake and more.

  • Perspective

This tri-animal roast is expensive, time-consuming — and virtually impossible to cook well.

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Eric Adjepong, son of Ghanaian immigrants, was also named to People’s ‘sexiest chef’ list.

Featuring stuffed squash, whole-roasted cauliflower and more.

NOURISH | A quick turn in the oven with maple syrup and two warming spices is all it takes.

Recipes ranging from extra to austere.

Before refrigeration and livestock trucks, turkey drives took thousands of birds from farm to slaughterhouse.

There's something here for everyone.

2 stars | Neighbors are eating up the Italian American newcomer, for good reason

  • Perspective

He’s a master, so I asked about his technique, and his answer surprised me.

  • Sara Stillman Berger
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A Southern writer reflects on his family’s Thanksgiving feast, including his mother’s way with the bird.

  • Rick Bragg
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A gravy recipe for nearly any diet.

This colorful, crunchy salad makes a nice post-holiday meal — and all you have to do is boil water for instant rice.

One biotech company’s work to “culture” it would eliminate the need for fishing.

Even if you've never cooked for the holiday, you'll find this menu of recipes doable — with something for everyone.

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