The 3rd day of Thanksgiving: three fancy breads

KOST 103.5 has already begun their “Official Holiday Music Station” madness. Hollywood & Highland andThe Grove are lighting their trees this evening. Let’s not even focus on the incessant marketing of all things “holiday” being shoved down our pre-Thanksgiving throats. The powers of Christmas, Hanukkah and other December holidays are conspiring against gracious ole’ Turkey Day. Our dear late November celebration of thanks deserves more. It requires our attention. It needs our love.The other … [Read more...]

The 2nd day of Thanksgiving: brining turkeys

ON THE 2ND DAY OF THANKSGIVING, MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME: TWO TURKEYS BRINING… and a pork shoulder of carnitas. But before we get into that, let’s talk honestly about those less fortunate. I sent my children off to school today, each with a grocery bag filled with non-perishable Thanksgiving food items. There’s a local food pantry that the school donates to, not just at Thanksgiving, but every week of the school year. Most schools have a similar program. On the off chance that your child is … [Read more...]