Thanksgiving turns 150
November 26, 2013, 9:45 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
While Americans commonly associate Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims in the 1600s, the holiday wasn't officially recognized until 1863.
How the Thanksgiving meal evolved
November 26, 2013, 9:10 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Turkey gradually became the centerpiece of the holiday, alongside the additions of regional favorites, to create the modern feast we know today.
How to help picky eaters enjoy Thanksgiving dinner
November 25, 2013, 2 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Keep Thanksgiving from turning into a battle zone with these tips to help your picky eaters enjoy their holiday meals.
Mary Ann Esposito’s Yellow Squash Salad with Grana Padano
November 25, 2013, 1:07 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The chef of PBS’ long running “Ciao Italia” taught me to make this flavorful, seasonal salad that would be a perfect side dish for Thanksgiving and other holiday meals.
Top dogs on Turkey Day: Don't forget to watch the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving
November 25, 2013, 10:51 a.m. by Gerri Miller
We chat with co-hosts David Frei and John O'Hurley to get a behind-the-scenes look at this year's event.
Sam Sifton's 'Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well' is $1.99 for Kindle or Nook
November 24, 2013, 12:56 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
For a limited time, this guide to pulling off a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with style from the former New York Times restaurant critic is a bargain in eBook form.
Before trick or treating, there was Thanksgiving 'masking'
November 22, 2013, 1:36 p.m. by Photo Blog
In the Progressive Era of the 1910s, children dressed up as beggars and took to the streets to ask for food and pennies.
Butterball's fresh, large turkey shortage is no reason to panic
November 19, 2013, 1:56 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
There are plenty of frozen, large birds to go around, but the company hasn’t been able to fatten up half of the birds it raised to be sold fresh this season.
9 minutes and 23 seconds of Thanksgiving fun: Watch President Bartlett pardon a turkey
November 18, 2013, 2:06 p.m. by Laura Moss
Video: It's a U.S. tradition for the president to pardon a turkey on Thanksgiving. On a memorable episode of NBC's hit drama 'The West Wing,' the president does just that — but not without several complications.