Slate on Thanksgiving: Manageable Meal?

Slate on Thanksgiving: Manageable Meal?

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Faith Durand
Nov 19, 2007

"Thanksgiving is the most manageable meal of the year" says Regina Schrambling at Slate, and she offers up a plateful of hints, tips, and suggestions for making this startling assertion a reality. (What, you mean to tell us that a big bird and pies are easier than a fried egg over greens? Right.)

The meal itself is indeed a comfort-food extravaganza that shouldn't have to be stressed over, but the combination of family, tradition, and cooking for a crowd can produce all sorts of stress. We're curious about you - do you relish Thanksgiving's challenge? Dread the once-a-year pie routine? Or are you having a relaxing dinner at home with one or two - what's your stress-o-meter rating this week?

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