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Friday Follies: The Turkey Coma Problem and More

I missed this report in the New Yorker during the hustle-bustle of Thanksgiving. It’s clearly appropriate, and touches all the key points. Although it didn’t say which way the author was leaning on the critical national issue of the coming NCAA football playoffs.

In other news, a couple of party animals learned not to leave signed […]

A Great Beef Ribs Recipe From Gourmet Holiday Edition

I know, it’s early for some of you to be thinking of the Holidays; bear with me…

Turkey is the standard for Thanksgiving, with ham a solid second place. But what if you want something different? Something with a little zing to it? Well, have we got a deal for you!

Actually, it’s Gourmet Magazine who has […]

Time to Move to the Ranch and Prepare to Feast

Fun at the White House (Boerne Branch) is over and done. We’re packing so we can move along to the Ranch, where the whole Christenson Clan is expected to show this year for the Big Feast.

How many will there be? Well, lessee; Four plus four, plus another three (and a half!); carry the one… […]

One Week to Go; You Ready for the Invasion of the Turkeys?

No, I’m not talking about your in-laws, although you may be spending some time with them soon. (I certainly will. And that’s a Good Thing.) We’re now less than 170 hours until the annual contest to see who can get their tryptophan coma on first. Of course, if excess dressing, gravy, mashed and sweet […]

Can You Get Swine Flu From Being a Pig at the Thanksgiving Table?

I felt bad all day. I’m sure it couldn’t be due to overeating on Thanksgiving like a hungry pig at a trough of fresh acorns. Some of my nephews have had the swine H1N1 influenza, but that was weeks ago; they can’t still be infectious, can they? Not that I’m paranoid or anything, you […]

Gobble, Gobble! The Big Feast Day is Finally Here…

Question: Which side of the turkey has the most feathers?

Don’t think about it too much, now; you might get a painful brain sprain. You wouldn’t want me to have that on my conscience during the Holidays, would you? Good. Besides, the answer’s pretty obvious. (I hope.)

Now that we’ve got that out of the way, […]

Zesty Holidays: Queso Dipping Sauce

As I noted in an earlier post, everybody loves queso. This time of year, however, most people only eat queso as a dip for chips. I suggest you consider it for your Turkey Day feast, or at least for the football snacks you’ll need during the long weekend of gridiron clashes.

If you make the […]

After Thanksgiving: Two Spicy Soups From Leftovers

The relatives came over and you fed them. Oh, you ate too! If you’re like me, you “tested” everything regularly before it found its way to the overloaded tables for the Big Meal. Then you ate again, just to be sociable; you ate so much that your I.Q. dropped to somewhere below your shoe size, […]