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Thanksgiving is for Eaters

The Sporkful is not for foodies, it's for eaters

Dan Pashman, host of Cooking Channel's Your Eating it Wrong, expands his Sporkful podcast, allowing guests to share useful (and funny!) dos and don'ts for the eating season.

  • Mo Rocca and Amy Sedaris share tips for holiday entertaining, covering everything from what music to play to mediating family disputes.
  • NY Times Magazine drinks columnist Rosie Schaap brings Dan to her bar, where she offers the perfect cocktail for a fall day in the kitchen (pro tip: not too many!).
  • Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich discusses the economics of leftovers and tells the story of the time a turkey tried to put the moves on his wife.
  • On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone takes Dan into her kitchen to teach him how to make her trademark Thanksgiving dessert, a Mennonite dish with saltines in it. Everything goes wrong to hilarious effect, but the dish still comes out right.
  • Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats shares bird-brining and basting secrets.
  • NY Times food editor Sam Sifton rails against appetizers at Thanksgiving and explains why cloth napkins on the table are the equivalent of a leather interior in a car.
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