It’s a dilemma facing families who hold the holiday precious: how do you make each Thanksgiving better than the last without violating what people know and love? And what can take the place of a treasured recipe or practice that,…
Black Friday, that hallowed shopping day after Thanksgiving that heralds the Christmas/Holiday shopping season, has become increasingly risky in the past few years. Don’t get squashed — try some of these activities instead.
Usually I devote my piece of Osmosis real estate to setting right the political wrongs. But now that we’re upon the one holiday that unites us all, I thought I’d take a minute to discuss why Thanksgiving is truly is an American Experience.
We’re excited to announce that Ken Coffelt of The Kennelco Film Diary will be contributing to Osmosis Online with his movie reviews–some original, some from the archive–as well as non-film pieces. When asked about ideas for a “Thanksgiving movie,” he quickly offered up Terrence Malick’s ‘The New World.’
Brine your Thanksgiving Turkey to make it truly memorable. We submit that there’s little difference in the taste of an expensive bird and a cheaper one if brined correctly. Check out our methodology and brine recipe!
It’s easy to get caught up in all the pre-Thanksgiving hype, but it’d be a shame to lose sight of another very special Thursday in November. There’s about to be the annual mad rush for Beaujolais Nouveau, that young, red French wine. This coming Thursday, Nov. 19, is this year’s release date.
Thanksgiving, like all holiday dinners, has its defining dishes. On Thursday, Nov. 26, American families will be consuming turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and, inevitably, something involving cranberries. There’s nothing wrong with tradition–but it’s easy to insert a few new side dishes to spice it up.