More than the turkey itself, more than the stuffing and mashed potatoes fresh from the kitchen, leftovers command our hearts and minds on Thanksgiving. The meal itself is often busy and talkative with out-of-town family and friends, so the days following the holiday are when you get to really focus on yourself and your prize — that much-treasured turkey sandwich, eaten alone in the kitchen in the sunny quiet of a Friday afternoon while everyone else is shopping or playing tag football.
But what if you didn't cook? Are those leftovers actually going home with you? And if you host, do you owe anyone the leftover trimmings? Let's talk Thanksgiving etiquette — leftovers etiquette.