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  • He won't be skinny much longer: What President Obama had for Thanksgiving dinner

     
    Please pass the Pepcid. OMG, look what the prez ate for Thanksgiving!...
  • A taste of Vietnam, locally

     
    A culinary adventure to Little Saigion with chef Robert Danhi is an ideal epicurean escape. Over the next few months, the James Beard-nominated cookbook author will take groups of 20 or so through Little Saigon in Westminster, which has the largest...
  • First lady, kids get to work in the White House garden

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama joined some elementary school children in the White House garden again today to harvest vegetables. "These sweet potatoes are huge! They're huge. So, hopefully, you guys will be able to pull up some of these huge......
  • Parents seek ways to make kids eat vegetables

    Parents seek ways to make kids eat vegetables
    Susan Phillips' 4-year-old son Alex eats vegetables every day -- he just doesn't know it. Phillips purées his servings of green beans, spinach, sweet potatoes and squash and hides them in a peanut butter and brown sugar-sweetened porridge that she makes...
  • Recipe: Sweet-potato latke

    Recipe: Sweet-potato latke
      Total time: 30 minutes 1 1/2 pounds orange-fleshed sweet potatoes 1 medium onion 2 large eggs 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper 5 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup oil, about Peel sweet potatoes. Grate sweet potatoes and onion,...
  • Choosing sides? Why not have both?

    APPARENTLY there are people on the planet who actually think you can serve turkey without potatoes. These are the same traitors who would trot out a cheesecake instead of a pumpkin pie. Traditions are traditions, and potatoes are not just an essential...
  • Each dish, as amazing as it can possibly be

    Each dish, as amazing as it can possibly be
    It's the old parlor game: "If you could eat dinner with anyone you wanted, whom would it be?" That may be fun for some, but for those who love to cook, wouldn't a more kitchen-centric twist be even better? Wouldn't you rather fantasize about whom you...
  • Procrastinators, rejoice

    Procrastinators, rejoice
    One of the worst decisions I've ever made was booking a flight home from India for Thanksgiving Day last year. By the time I walked into my apartment building at 4 in the afternoon, I had eaten five meals since leaving Mumbai and all I wanted was the...
  • A little crunch, a touch of crisp and--wow

    WHAT do you face at Thanksgiving? A table overflowing with richness — roast turkey, a brimming gravy boat, buttery mashed or scalloped potatoes, mounds of stuffing studded with sausage — and often sugary side dishes as well, such as sweet...
  • Congeniality by the bottle

    It's the eternal question: What to drink with Thanksgiving dinner? Every year, the pundits of wine-and-turkey-matching put forth their picks: Zinfandel, they suggest perkily; after all, it's a native American grape. Or Riesling: A safe bet, since it's...
  • Why not wow them?

    A good soufflé is a transcendent bit of cooking, delivering a wallop of flavor on a breathy whisper. It is intense yet ethereal, profound but insubstantial — like one of Ferran Adrià's foams, or a Krispy Kreme doughnut. Can you think of a better...