We found some lovely wine suggestions for the big feast this November 23rd!
A good and simple strategy for Thanksgiving wine is to select at least one good label of white and red, offering guests their choice.
In order to taste good with the range of flavors turkey and all the fixings include, wine (red or white) needs to have generous fruit flavors. Happily, this gives Westerners the perfect excuse to drink local, because our regions tend to get a lot of sun, and consequently our reds and whites ooze fruit compared to, say, their Old World counterparts.
The other general character a good Thanksgiving wine needs is a lack of tannin, that drying, astringent texture you feel when you’r...
November 23rd will mark Thanksgiving Day in the United States, so we thought you fabulous peeps out there might like to check out some groovy gift ideas for the brave souls who are hosting this year. : )
We'll post more awesome hostess/host gift ideas over the next couple of weeks.
First & foremost, an important reminder:
Select the Gift with Your Hostess or Host in Mind Don’t assume that your hostess or host loves the same things you do – unless you already know this. For example, the gourmet cupcake tins you present as a gift may become next year’s garage sale fodder if your love of baking isn’t mutual.
Make it a point to learn what you can about the recipient before yo...