Photo of the Day: November 24, 2018

Be prepared for a few days of Thanksgiving food pics: on the left is my mom’s chocolate pecan pie, and to the right is Justin’s cranberry-sausage stuffing.

Photo of the Day: December 25, 2017

This was actually from Thanksgiving, but I could go for some of that delicious ham right now. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of my readers here on Eating New Jersey.

Photo of the Day: November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Here’s a pic from last year’s meal. My mom gets up for one second and that was enough for Lawrence to snag her chair and make a move for some food.

Christmas 2016: Does Anyone Actually Eat the Green Bean Casserole?

It’s the one dish guaranteed to be on most tables every Thanksgiving and Christmas: the infamous Green Bean Casserole. You know, that concoction consisting of green beans, cream of mushroom soup, and French’s fried onions, baked into a casserole dish and served steaming hot to the groans of your guests? I don’t know when it…

Happy Thanksgiving 2016: What’s Cooking?

Ah, the day has finally come. The one holiday anyone can celebrate. What is more American than a day devoted entirely to eating? Not much else. Below is what is one the menu in my house today. My mom takes care of most of it, but there are a few things I will be handling…

Al Roker Produced One of the Best Thanksgiving Specials Ever

It aired in 2001 and maybe only a couple of times immediately after. It’s not available on DVD, streaming, or even uploaded to YouTube. It was a simple episode of Al Roker’s old Food Network show Roker on the Road, where he visited historic Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts to give viewers a taste of what…

Don’t Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Just because America is on the express train to hell in a handbasket does not mean your Thanksgiving dinner needs to be embroiled in turmoil. Every year on my blog on Thanksgiving, I usually make some kind of post wishing everyone an awesome day with family, friends, and food. Yes, politics is always something that…

The Recipe Book: The Sangria You’re Having this Thanksgiving

You need to have this on Thanksgiving. Trust me. Before I begin, I just want to say I am not taking credit or claiming ownership of this recipe. There are hundreds of similar ones online. I read through a few and made a some tweaks until I got what I felt would be the most enjoyable….