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Happy Thanksgiving!

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The Living editors wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving surrounded by family, friends, and good food. P.S. What to do with all those leftovers. Tweet

5 Way to Give Thanks

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There is something to be said about the joy of giving. As the holidays draw near, it’s so important to give back to our communities and those in need. We’ve found a few great Thanksgiving charities around the country—what are your favorite ways to give back? New York City Like most New Yorkers, we are [...]

A Thanksgiving Tablescape

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The countdown has begun–Thanksgiving is next week! Rich reds and metallics always put us in the holiday spirit, so we’ve been eyeing these festive Martha Stewart Collection for Macy’s products to dress up our tables this year (only to better show off our fabulous home cooking!). Here are just a few favorites… Martha Stewart Collection [...]

What to Bring to “Friends-giving”

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Every year, I attend a “Friends-giving” party—a twist on the traditional Thanksgiving feast. Each guest brings a homemade side dish or dessert and the host is in charge of the turkey and stuffing. It’s a fun and delicious way to kick off the season before we all head home for the holiday. Here are some [...]

How We Know It’s the Holidays

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Around here, we’ve been talking about the holiday season since Labor Day. We create new traditions every year with twists on classic dishes and  new interpretations of old favorites (like our Christmas cracker-inspired story in this month’s issue). However, the most meaningful things we do this time of year are the things we’ve always done, [...]

Turntable Kitchen’s Thanksgiving Playlist

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Festive, not cliche. Mellow, not sleepy. Creating the perfect Thanksgiving dinner soundtrack can be tough, so we sought the help of Matthew Hickey, co-founder of Turntable Kitchen – a website dedicated to developing fresh, innovative recipes with hand-selected “musical pairings.” Matthew created a special Thanksgiving playlist just for Martha Stewart readers (click play below). “I wanted the overall [...]

To Brine or Not to Brine?

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“I recommend different things for different times and different cooks. I am not firm about one way because if you are a less experienced cook, brining leaves room for some margin of error, keeping the bird moist if you’re shy about cooking accuracy. That’s why the turkey recipe in my “Mad Hungry” book calls for brining. “My [...]

All About Heritage Turkeys

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It’s time to talk turkey. The heritage variety, to be exact. These historic breeds, unaltered by modern agriculture, are heralded by devotees for their superior taste and sustainability. Since the time to order one of the coveted birds is now, we checked in with Craig Haney, livestock manager of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, [...]